Wick, Haley and Padden leading for Spokane Valley Council positions

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SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. — In the first round of votes for the primary election, Ben Wick and Pamela Haley have comfortable leads for the two council seats they’re running for, while Laura Padden has a closer race with another candidate.

Wick is currently in the lead for Spokane Valley Council Position 4 with 6,567 votes. Brandon Fenton is trailing behind with 3,163 votes, with Christopher Ingraham at 588 votes and Mark McManus at 571 votes.

Haley is leading for Spokane Valley Council Position 5  with 5,201 votes. Wayne J. Fenton follows with 2,687 votes, Pat Stretch with 1,518 votes and Mary K. Butler-Stonewall with 1,443 votes.

Laura Padden is currently in the lead for Spokane Valley Council Position 7 with 4,459 votes. Linda Thompson is trailing closely with 3,969 votes, Adam Smith with 1,765 votes and Renault Patrick Evans with 717 votes.

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