This campaign has been blessed with some very dedicated campaign staff, and some incredibly passionate volunteers.
Last Tuesday marked a turning point in the campaign. Voters clearly want to see civility return to City Hall, and a refocusing of priorities based on the mission City Council is supposed to abide by.
Not only did our campaign clear the Primary to move on to the General Election – we came in first by over 300 votes, according to last count.
Now it is time for all of us to roll up our sleeves and get to work preparing for the General Election in November.
Please reach out to Tyler Scruggs at (520) 891-3913 if you are interested in helping continue the momentum we’ve built up through the Primary Election by donating your time and energy in our campaign through volunteering.
We would also welcome a donation to our campaign as well. You can do that by clicking here.
Join LaVerne and the campaign for an election night party. Sit back, enjoy a snack and drink as we refresh the county election website until we begin to see the results come in!
When: Tuesday, August 4th – 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Where: Access Unified Networks – 2202 E. Sprague Ave.
I hope you’ve taken the opportunity to hand in your ballot! If you haven’t, you have until 8 PM tomorrow to get it in.
To see where your nearest ballot drop box location is,
Last week, the Spokesman Review Editorial Board interviewed candidates for Spokane City Council District 2. They labeled LaVerne as a “Solid Candidate” for the district. Here is what they had to say about LaVerne:
“Biel is a businesswoman who ran four years ago, losing in the primary to John Ahern and eventual winner Jon Snyder. She has key endorsements from Allen, Mayor David Condon and former council members Steve Salvatori and Nancy McLaughlin. She owns and is the chief executive of Access Unified Networks, which installs voice and data systems for businesses.
She lives near the South Perry District and is a former chairwoman of the East Central Business Association and former president of Associated Builders and Contractors. With that experience, she has a solid understanding of how government can either support or deter businesses.
Biel is concerned the council is ranging too far afield from its official duties. On the other hand, she signed the “sanctuary city” petition, which calls for the Spokane Police Department to get involved in a federal matter.”
To read the full article from the Spokesman Review, click here.
Please join us for an enjoyable event at Barrister Winery. We will share some of the Barrister’s preferred wines.
Where:1213 Union Pacific Railroad, Spokane
When: Thursday, July 9th
Time: 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Please RSVP as soon as possible to ensure your seat is reserved.
We ask that you make a minimal $35 donation in order to attend this event.
You may donate online now by clicking on the PayPal button below.
Special thanks to the Barrister’s for sharing this great venue with us!
Please make your check out to: LaVerne for Spokane.
You may mail us your donation to the following address:
LaVerne for Spokane
P.O. Box 3433
Spokane, WA 99202
You may also pay at the door via cash, credit card, or check. If you would prefer to RSVP by phone, please contact Eric Robison at (509) 202-0767
What do nonpartisan City Council candidate LaVerne Biel and ice-cream have in common? They are loved by liberals and conservatives alike!
You can get a taste for both, as LaVerne opens up her home to meet neighbors, answer questions, and scoop ice-cream for anyone that chooses to stop by.
So come and meet a candidate who is running to represent you, ask her about issues affecting your neighborhood, and enjoy the ice-cream.
We hope to see you there!
Where: 504 E. 10th Ave. (10th & Sherman)
When: Wednesday, June 17th
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
We’ve blown through our first batch of 2,400 palm cards, and have begun on the second batch.
There are still many more doors we would like to visit in order to get our message out. If you would like to join us while the weather is amazing, drop me a message at LaVerne@LaVerneforSpokane.com
Walking the neighborhood
Our campaign has set a very high goal for this election of knocking on 15,000 doors over the duration of this campaign.
This last weekend, I had the pleasure of canvassing my own neighborhood – the Perry District. After our five-hour excursion of door-to-door was complete, we made a pit stop at one of my favorite local neighborhood spots – The Shop.
If you’re interested in joining us as we knock on doors, please contact us.
I have officially filed to run for office
Yesterday, I paid a visit to the county elections office and formally filed to run for City Council.
In the coming months you will see a lot of me if you live in the 2nd District.
Please keep in mind that our first goal is getting through the August primary election, so your early support is very important.
My friends and family
I wasn’t alone at the elections office when I filed. I was also joined by some of my closest friends and family.
Stay tuned to our upcoming newsletters, Facebook posts, tweets, and Instagram pictures to stay up-to-date on upcoming campaign events throughout this election season. We’d love to have you join us.
Hello Spokane! As a candidate for Spokane City Council District 2, I’m very interested in hearing what you have to say. What needs to be done? What are your concerns? What do you think is being done correctly? Anything that comes to mind that can be helpful to our great city is welcome to be discussed here, so go ahead…write something.