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Student Leaders Host Candidate 'Rally in The Valley' Debates

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SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. – Candidates running for four public offices faced off in a series of evening debates Wednesday night.

"Rally in the Valley II," was a student-led exercise in grassroots, local politics hosted by the school's Government Club.  The public was welcome to attend.

On the agenda, a series of candidate debates and student debates of three ballot initiatives, as follows:

  • Amy Biviano  vs. Matt Shea  - 4th District, State Representative
  • John Roskelly  vs. Todd Mielke - County Commissioner, District 1
  • Daryl Romeyn vs. Shelly O'Quinn – County Commissioner, District 2
  • Rich Cowen* vs. Cathy McMorris Rogers* – 5th Congressional Legislative District  (*Surrogates will stand in for Cowen and McMorris Rogers)
  • Student debates:
    • Referendum 74 – Jesse Sheldon (pro) vs. McKay Demars (con)
    • Initiative 502 – Will Kable (pro) vs. John Schutts (con)
    • Initiative 1240 – Nick Mortimer (pro) vs. Hailey Reneau (con)

Ballots are due by 8:00pm on Tuesday, November 6th.                    

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