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Daily Archives: November 9th, 2011

Spokane County turns against Tim Eyman’s I-1125; NO vote strengthening statewide

Excerpt: What was that about I-1125 being “too close to call”? Now that most of Washington’s thirty-nine counties have released updated returns with freshly tabulated ballots, we can project even more confidently that Tim Eyman’s I-1125 is headed down to defeat. A second county, Spokane, has now flipped from the Yes column to the No column, […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Jessica Greenway making a comeback in Kirkland, after starting out behind

Excerpt: Don’t count incumbent Kirkland City Councilmember Jessica Greenway out just yet. Though she started out some distance behind her challenger (former state legislator Toby Nixon) last night, Greenway has closed the gap today and now trails by only two hundred and ten votes. If this trend continues, she may pull ahead of Toby before the […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Adams County joins the NO on I-1125 column

Excerpt: Last night at the NO on I-1125 party, I was asked several times for a guesstimate of what the final spread on I-1125 would be. Though I don’t much care for making predictions, I replied that I thought it was conceivable that we might reach 53% no by the time the election was certified. Now, […]
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For the first time in years, Port Commission will remain unchanged after an election

Excerpt: If last night’s early election returns are any indication, the five-member legislative body that governs the Port of Seattle is going to remain unchanged in the wake of this year’s election – the first time that has happened in a long time. Incumbent Commissioners Bill Bryant and Gael Tarleton, who each ousted incumbents back in […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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