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Daily Archives: August 16th, 2011

Seattle decisively votes to bless construction of deep-bore tunnel for State Route 99

Excerpt: The State of Wash­ing­ton’s project to replace the aging, crum­bling Alaskan Way Viaduct has just received its final polit­i­cal green light. After endur­ing sev­er­al months of debates, forums, and adver­tise­ments, Seat­tle vot­ers have resound­ing­ly cho­sen to bless the con­struc­tion of a deep bore tun­nel under down­town. Ear­ly returns indi­cate a land­slide vic­to­ry for Let’s Move For­ward, […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Policy Topics, Public Planning
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Richard Mitchell, Jane Hague emerge as finalists for King County Council District #6

Excerpt: Tonight, vot­ers end­ed a live­ly four-way con­test for a bat­tle­ground coun­ty coun­cil dis­trict by send­ing the old­est can­di­date (a well known incum­bent who has served sev­er­al terms) and the youngest can­di­date (a first time office-seek­er) on to the gen­er­al elec­tion for a Novem­ber matchup. In the returns just released by King Coun­ty Elec­tions, Repub­li­can Jane […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections, Live Coverage
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Today is Election Day: Don’t forget to vote!

Excerpt: Today is win­now­ing elec­tion day across Wash­ing­ton State. Although it’s pos­si­ble that you’re one of our read­ers who lives in a juris­dic­tion where there is noth­ing on the bal­lot (and thus there is no bal­lot), chances are, you were sent a bal­lot with at least one con­test on it. Please don’t for­get to take your […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Economic Security, Elections, Policy Topics
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