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About Ben

Ben Stuckart is a candidate for Mayor of Spokane.  Ben was born and raised in Spokane, and worked his way through college at Gonzaga University as a construction worker, dishwasher, and janitor.  After college, Ben went into the ticketing industry, where he worked for the Oakland Raiders, the Sydney Olympics, and TicketsWest.  

Before going into politics, Ben started the nonprofit Communities in Schools of Spokane County, where he helped provide supplementary programs and resources to school children in need. As Spokane City Council President, Ben is committed to transparency, efficiency, and pragmatic solutions.  As your mayor, Ben will be a passionate, energetic, and effective advocate for all of the citizens of Spokane.

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