SPOKANE, Wash. — Republican Al French has secured his fourth term as the Spokane County Commissioner for District 5 against Democrat challenger Maggie Yates, a former regional law and justice administrator.
An initial round of midterm results have been released. These votes include early voting ballots that have been tabulated. Washington state counties will continue to release additional results in the days following the election as they are counted.
French has served three terms as a county commissioner after previously serving on the Spokane City Council. French, a Marine Corps veteran, works as an architect and developer in Spokane.
French received 41.15% of the votes in Spokane County in the primary election.
Now that he's been re-elected, French's top priorities will include keeping residents and their families safe, bringing better jobs to the community and enhancing the quality of life in Spokane County.
KREM 2's Amanda Roley sat down with French and Yates to discuss their plans if elected for Spokane County Commissioner.
To watch French's interview, use the player below:
To watch Yates' interview, use the player below:
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