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Reardan-Edwall School Board Position 4

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Lane Collier 369 61.50%
Brian Benham 231 38.50%

* Race percentages are calculated with data from the Secretary of State's Office, which omits write-in votes from its calculations when there are too few to affect the outcome. The Spokane County Auditor's Office may have slightly different percentages than are reflected here because its figures include any write-in votes.

About The Race

The Candidates

Lane Collier


Education: Graduated from Central Valley High School in 1988. Studied machining at Spokane Community College and took some liberal arts classes from Spokane Falls Community College.

Political experience: First run for office.

Work experience: Worked as a metal fabricator for Fabtech for nine years, then for the Idaho Department of Transportation in Coeur d’Alene. He has worked as a locomotive engineer with BNSF Railway for the last 18 years.

Family: Married to Nicole Collier. Has two children.

Brian Benham

Reardan, Washington

Education: Graduated from Cusick High School in 2000 and received certifications in technology support and network administration from Interface Computer College.

Political experience: First run for office.

Work experience: He has worked in IT for many years and is currently the service desk manager for a local managed service provider.

Family: Married to Ashleigh Benham. Has three children.

Complete Coverage

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