Kate Burke won't seek second term on Spokane City Council

Spokane City Councilwoman Kate Burke won’t seek a second term on the Spokane City Council .

Burke, an a stalwart progressive, was first elected to a four-year term representing the city’s northeast district in 2017. 

In a Facebook post on Wednesday, Burke wrote that she is “grateful for the opportunity to serve during this pivotal time in our city’s history and firmly believe our work has positively contributed to a brighter future.”

“I am also confident that I can most effectively contribute to this work by making space for others,” Burke wrote. 

Burke’s departure leaves the race for her seat in November wide open.

Thus far, the only other candidate

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