Bonnie Mager seeks return to county commission seat
Former District 3 commissioner seeks to create greater transparency in county government
Asked what compelled her to return to the political arena, Cheney-area resident and former Spokane County Commissioner Bonnie Mager cited a comment from Washington Sen. Patty Murray that “it’s better to be in the middle of things than yelling at the TV.”
Mager announced April 30 she is running for the District 3 seat on the county’s Board of Commissioners currently occupied by Al French — who unseated her by 2,700 votes out of 173,000 cast in a contentious 2010 election. Mager ran as a Democrat then, but is running as an independent in 2014 because she feels it’s the best way fo...