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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
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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 […]
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 […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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