A look at primary election results in Spokane County’s Commissioner races
SPOKANE CO., Wash. — Spokane County will expand from a three-person County Commission to a five-person County Commission following the midterm election.
Here is a look at the results from Washington’s primary in each district race.
County Commission District No. 1
Republican Kim Plese and Democrat Chris Jordan will advance to the November general election. The first round of election results shows Jordan leading with 56 percent of the vote, while Plese has 43 percent.
County Commission District No. 2
Democrat Amber Waldef and Republican Michael Cathcart are currently leading in the District 2 race. The first round of results shows Waldref leading with nearly 56 percent of the vote to Cathcart’s nearly 33 percent. GOP member Bob Apple had 8.6 percent of the vote during Tuesday’s first-round count.
County Commission District No. 3
Wild Bill Schreiner, who is running as an unaffiliated candidate, and incumbent Republican Josh Kerns will advance to the November general election.
Kern leads the race with nearly 76 percent of the vote.
County Commission District No. 4
Incumbent Republican Mary Kuney is leading her Republican competitors with more than 57 percent of votes during the first count. Paul Brian Noble follows with 27 percent while Chris McIntosh has nearly 13 percent of the vote.
County Commission District No. 5
Democratic newcomer Maggie Yates is leading the District 5 race over incumbent Republican Al French. Yates held 45 percent of the first batch of votes while French has nearly 40 percent.
Republican Don Harmon had nearly 12 percent and Independent Tara Cater had just under 3 percent.
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