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Ballots all in, recounts coming

11/29/2013

By MIKE HUFFMAN
Managing Editor

 

With no more ballots left to count and with the general election certified on Tuesday, it appears that most races are more or less settled in Spokane County.
However, it looks like a recount – at the very least – will be necessary in Latah. Two candidates for Town Council, Melanie Meagher and Patricia Neumann, each received 41 votes. A recount is necessary if there is less than a half of a percentage point separates the candidates’ vote tallies.
In Fairfield, Harry Gibbons leads Emily Thomas for council by six votes, or 4.16 percent.
In the closest race in Spokane Valley, incumbent fire department Commissioner Ron Schmidt holds a 10,512-to-10,392 lead over challenger and former Mayor Mike DeVleming. The difference in that race is .57 percent.
While it looked shaky on Election Night, challenger Ed Pace has upset incumbent Gary Schimmels by 526 ballots. On Nov. 5, Schimmels – the last remaining member of the original seven council members elected prior to Spokane Valley incorporation – led by a handful of votes.
Here are the final numbers:

Spokane County Prop. 1 – Levy to Protect Fairchild Air Force Base
Yes, 56.694 votes
No, 59,423
Town of Fairfield – Mayor
KayDee Gilkey, 127
Town of Fairfield -- Council Position 1
Harry Gibbons, 75
Emily Thomas, 69
Town of Fairfield – Council Position 2
Alene Felgenhauer, 83
John Jesseph, 61
Town of Latah – Mayor
Douglas Arnold, 52
Charisma (Chari) Conklin, 28
Town of Latah – Council Position 1
Melanie Meagher, 41
Patricia Neumann, 41
Town of Latah – Council Position 2
Larry LaBolle, 49
Teresa Galvin, 33
Town of Latah – Council Position 3
Garry Greenwalt, 58
Yvonne Warren, 22
Town of Latah – Position 4
Steven (Steve) Leitz, 62
City of Liberty Lake – Council Position 1
Debbi J. Haskins, 803
Lori Orlander, 1,039
City of Liberty Lake – Council Position 2
Hugh Severs, 998
Jeff Sitton, 763
City of Liberty Lake – Council Position 4
Odin Langford, 971
Mike Tedesco, 842
City of Liberty Lake – Council Position 6
Keith L. Kopelson, 1,400
City of Millwood – Mayor
Kevin M. Freeman, 366
Dennis Hamlin, 150
City of Millwood – Council Position 1
Richard Schoen, 369
City of Millwood Council Position 2
Daniel (Dan) Sander, 373
Town of Rockford – Fire protection levy
Yes, 122
No, 46
Town of Rockford – Mayor
Micki L. Harnois, 57
Steve Meyer, 107
Town of Rockford – Council Position 1
Steven Lyle Christman, 44
David Thompson, 102
Town of Rockford – Council Position 2
Carrie Roecks, 121
Town of Rockford – Council Position 5
Robert Tollefson, 113
Chuck Collison, 46
City of Spokane Valley – Council Position 1
Rod Higgins, 8,933
Linda J. Thompson, 8,215
City of Spokane Valley – Council Position 4
Ed Pace, 8,886
Gary Schimmels, 8,360
City of Spokane Valley – Council Position 5
Chuck Hafner, 10,596
Donald (Don) Morgan Jr., 5,440
City of Spokane Valley – Council Position 7
Bill Bates, 10,269
Fred Beaulac, 5,386
Orchard Prairie School District – Position 1
Steve Flinn, 194
Orchard Prairie School District – Position 2
Suzanne Savall, 184
Central Valley School District – Position 2
Tom Dingus, 12,774
Central Valley School District – Position 4
Amy Mason, 12,729
Freeman School District – Position 2
Edward A. Cashmere, 1,051
Freeman School District – Position 4
Neil J. Fuchs Jr., 1,062
East Valley School District – Position 3
Heidi Gillingham, 2,412
Justin Voelker, 2,592
East Valley School District – Position 4
Fred Helms, 2,865
Kerri Lunstroth, 1,969
East Valley School District – Position 5
Deanna L. Ervin, 2,216
Mike Novakovich, 2,617
West Valley School District – Position 1
Jim Williams, 3,197
West Valley School District – Position 2
Robert N. Dompier, 3,145
West Valley School District – Position 4
Adam Mortensen, 3,191
West Valley School District – Position 5
Pam McLeod, 3,179
Spokane Valley Fire Department – Position 1
Kolby Hanson, 17,477
Spokane Valley Fire Department – Position 2
Michael DeVleming, 10,392
Ronald (Ron) Schmidt, 10,512
Spokane Valley Fire Department – Position 5
Michael (Mike) Pearson, 17,382
Fire District 8 – Position No. 1
Dennis L. Ross, 4,126
Fire District 9 – Position 3
Judith (Judy) Personett, 4,173
Jim Bennett, 4,805

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