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One-term mayor curse appears to be broken as Condon holds firm lead

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Mayor Condon is currently defeating challenger Shar Lichty Mayor Condon is currently defeating challenger Shar Lichty
SPOKANE, Wash. -

Though the results will not be made official for weeks, as the first numbers came in Tuesday night, it appears Spokane will have its first two-term Mayor in 40 years. 

Incumbent David Condon currently leads challenger Shar Lichty 62 percent to 37 percent. 

During the primary, Condon scored a landslide victory over Lichty 66 percent to 24 percent and even with recent controversy swirling at City Hall, with Frank Straub resigning as Chief of Police and suing the city for $4 million, and two officers on leave for a sexual assault investigation, the voters appear to want to keep Condon in office for another term. 

Spokane hasn't had a two-term Mayor since David Rodgers served between 1967 and 1978. 

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