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Posted on: August 29, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Precinct Committee Officer Tie Broken

The Republican Precinct Committee Officer contest for Precinct 4428 ended in a tie between the two candidates for the August 2, 2022 Primary Election.  A mandatory hand recount was conducted.  The results remained unchanged and the recount was certified by the Spokane County Canvassing Board.  

To break the 78-78 tie, a lot draw took place on Monday, August 29th at the Spokane County Elections Office. A numbered ball was assigned to each candidate and placed in a plastic milk bottle. The bottle was shaken and a ball was drawn to determine the winner between Foster A. Hockett Jr. and Sonya Coates. The winner, by lot, is Foster A. Hockett Jr.

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