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Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Filing Week: Report for June 4, 2008

We've now passed the midpoint of filing week, and here are today's updates. You can find the list of those who filed on June 3 here, and on June 2 here.

The federal races:
  • Congressman Jay Inslee has filed for re-election in the 1st Congressional District.
  • George Fearing (Democrat) has filed to challenge Congressman Doc Hastings in the 4th Congressional District.
  • Mark Mays (Democrat) has filed in the 5th Congressional District. Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers has not yet filed.
  • Congressman Dave Reichert has filed for re-election in the 8th Congressional District. Democrat Darcy Burner has not yet filed.
And the statewide races:
  • Governor - Christopher A. Tudor, who declines to state a party preference, has filed to run against Governor Chris Gregoire.
  • Secretary of State - Marilyn Montgomery (Constitution Party) as filed to run.
  • Commissioner of Public Lands - Both Peter Goldmark (Democrat) and incumbent Doug Sutherland (Republican) have filed.
  • Insurance Commissioner - Democratic incumbent Mike Kreidler has filed for re-election.
You can find a list of candidates who have filed for legislative offices on the Secretary of State's website.


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