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Mayor Condon announces re-election campaign

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Mayor David Condon (File) Mayor David Condon (File)
SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Mayor David Condon announced on Tuesday that he intends to keep his seat and run for re-election. 

“It has been the greatest honor of my life to serve as mayor,” Condon said in a press release. “I promised we would build trust back into the police department, get the budget under control, and reduce water rates, and I am pleased with the progress we have made. I want to keep delivering for the people of Spokane, for every neighborhood, every retiree and everyone who works.”

Prior to his election in 2011, Condon worked in small business and served as a Congressional staffer and Army captain. He was born and raised in Spokane, and he is married with three young children.

The last time a Spokane mayor won re-election was Republican David H. Rogers in 1973 when Richard Nixon was President. Rogers retired in 1978 when Jimmy Carter was President and since then there have been 11 mayors in Spokane. 

A Campaign Kick-off event for Condon will be held March 19, at 7:30 a.m. at the DoubleTree Hotel – Spokane City Center.

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