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Daily Archives: November 3rd, 2011

Slimy Kemper Freeman mailer misleads voters

Excerpt: Kem­per Free­man must have a lot to lose on Elec­tion Day. A cam­paign mail piece that he sent to Belle­vue vot­ers this week, smear­ing pro­gres­sive city coun­cil can­di­date John Stokes, reeks of des­per­a­tion. Free­man had a dif­fi­cult time find­ing filth to throw at Stokes, who is run­ning against Freeman’s cho­sen can­di­date, Aaron Laing, so he […]
Written by:Kathleen Reynolds
Categories:Elections
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Keep Washington Rolling launches final NO on I‑1125 television ad, starring State Treasurer

Excerpt: Keep Wash­ing­ton Rolling, the broad coali­tion fight­ing to defeat Tim Eyman’s Ini­tia­tive 1125, has launched its final tele­vi­sion ad of the cam­paign, with Elec­tion Day only a few hun­dred hours away. The spot, titled “Too Cost­ly”, stars State Trea­sur­er Jim McIn­tire, who ably sum­ma­rizes the con­se­quences of Tim Eyman’s lat­est scheme. “As State Trea­sur­er, I rarely […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Elections, Public Planning
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Zack Hudgins to run for secretary of state; Craig Pridemore to run for auditor

Excerpt: Two Demo­c­ra­t­ic leg­is­la­tors, one from the House and one from the Sen­ate, announced with­in hours of each oth­er this morn­ing that they’ve decid­ed to run for statewide posi­tions in 2012, enlarg­ing the field of can­di­dates who are seek­ing to make the jump to high­er office in what promis­es to be fair­ly excit­ing year. State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Zack […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
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