Robert Brooks Wins Palouse City Council Race By One Vote

Robert Brooks defeated Leslie Jo Sena for a Palouse City Council seat by one vote.

The final 13 vote by mail ballots from this month’s general election were counted by the Whitman County Auditor’s Office Tuesday afternoon.

The only small taxing district levy measures that failed in Whitman County were the current expense fund levy in Farmington and the levy for Whitman County Fire District 3 in Garfield.

None of the other contested races in Whitman County had any lead changes with the final ballot count.

Voter turnout in Whitman County for the general election was 43%.