Re-Elect Mary Kuney Spokane County Commissioner
I am honored to have been elected to the Board of County Commissioners! I’d like to thank all the people of Spokane County for your support and encouragement. I look forward to continuing to representing you, the citizens of Spokane County.
I am running once again in 2022 to represent you as County Commissioner. You may be thinking I was just elected in 2020 for a four year term, so why am I running again in 2022? The Legislature determined that Spokane County must change to five Commissioners, which requires that I run again this year. However, this time (finally!) it will be a four year term. I hope to see everyone at my kick-off event!
I support Mary Kuney for Spokane County Commissioner as I adamantly believe she is the BEST candidate for the job. Mary is a leader with integrity, an exceptional listener, a strong advocate for taxpayer's interests and an overwhelming commitment to public safety. Spokane County is fortunate to have a person of Mary's caliber and sound financial expertise to represent them.
I know what you're thinking: "Mary is running for County Commissioner again already??" Yes, I am!
Thanks to the overwhelming support of the community, I was appointed County Commissioner in 2017 to take Shelly O'Quinn's seat on the Commission. I then had to run in 2018 to retain my seat and thanks to the citizens of Spokane County, I won with over 60% of the vote! However, winning in 2018 just meant finishing Shelly's original term from when she was elected in 2016, and sadly did not give me a new four-year term. So, I am officially announcing that I am running in 2020 for re-election as County Commissioner.
Thank you everyone for all your support that made this happen! And a special thank you to Spokane County Clerk Tim Fitzgerald for swearing me in!
This has been a great adventure for the last year and a half working through the appointment process and running to retain my position. I am honored to have the support of Spokane County citizens and will continue to work hard on your behalf!
BREAKING NEWS! Take a look at the November issue of the Current and see how East Valley and University High School students voted after a candidate forum of County Commissioners. The story is on page 18.Ok, I’ll tell you — I won! 51 to 5! You read that right. After debating very thoughtful questions on homelessness, opioid addiction, mental health, and racism with my opponent, the attendees of the debate voted 51 - 5 in my favor!
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