Cindy Wendle

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The vote count will continue tomorrow [Tuesday] in Spokane County as elections officials work through the last group of ballots.

One question still unanswered is whether the progressive majority on the Spokane City Council will continue to have the numbers needed to override vetoes by the new mayor.

For the last couple of years, six council members have voted as a group with the ability to advance proposals that split the council along ideological lines. And they’ve been able to override Mayor David Condon’s vetoes.

Inland Journal, Nov. 6, 2019: General Election Wrapup

Nov 6, 2019
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Today on the Inland Journal podcast, we put a wrap on the 2019 municipal election for the city of Spokane and some of the other cities in Spokane County. We’ll hear who Spokane’s new mayor will be. We’ll hear about the city council president’s race where there isn’t yet a clear winner, and who will be sitting on the council next year. We’ll also look at results from Spokane Valley.

Spokane businesswoman Cindy Wendle leads Councilman Breean Beggs by just 800 votes in the race for Spokane City Council president.

Inland Journal Election Programs This Week

Oct 28, 2019
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SPR's public affairs program, Inland Journal, will feature four one-hour election programs this week, Monday-Thursday at 6 pm on KSFC FM 91.9.

Monday:  Spokane mayoral candidates Ben Stuckart and Nadine Woodward, Spokane City Council president candidates Breean Beggs and Cindy Wendle, plus an interview about election changes in Washington with Secretary of State Kim Wyman.

Cindy Wendle

Today on the Inland Journal podcast, we feature the Spokane City Council President race with businesswoman Cindy Wendle and Councilman Breean Beggs. Both hope to replace the two-term incumbent, Ben Stuckart. We heard last time from Beggs. Today, Steve Jackson talks with Cindy Wendle.


More public officials are now asking Washington state Representative Matt Shea (R-Spokane Valley) to resign.

Spokane City Councilman Breean Beggs and Cindy Wendle will run in November for the right to serve as Spokane city council president. The winner will replace Ben Stuckart, who will leave office after two terms.

Today on Inland Journal, we spend an hour with the candidates for Spokane city council president. Ben Stuckart is leaving office, as mandated by the city charter, after two terms, and running for mayor. Four people have filed to replace him.

Cindy Wendle

Today on the Inland Journal podcast, we present another interview with a candidate for Spokane city council president. That’s the position that controls the legislative agenda of the city council. There are four candidates whose names will appear on the August 6 primary election ballot. Last time we talked with Phillip Tyler. Today, Steve Jackson meets with Cindy Wendle.