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Daily Archives: November 10th, 2011

David Frockt likely to be Scott White’s successor as the senator from the 46th LD

Excerpt: The King Coun­ty Democ­rats’ exec­u­tive board (on which I sit) vot­ed last night to adopt and for­ward a list of names to the King Coun­ty Coun­cil to fill the vacan­cy left by Sen­a­tor Scott White, who recent­ly died at the age of forty-one of car­diac arrest due to an enlarged heart, which unfor­tu­nate­ly had gone […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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John Stokes widens lead over Aaron Laing to one hundred and sixty nine votes

Excerpt: A few min­utes ago, King Coun­ty Elec­tions post­ed updat­ed results for the gen­er­al elec­tion, the last time the depart­ment will do so this week (tomor­row is Vet­er­ans’ Day, and no tab­u­lat­ing is done on week­ends). While there’s no earth-shat­ter­ing news to report, the num­bers did slight­ly shift, as usu­al. Of course, even lit­tle shifts mat­ter […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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With I‑1125 defeated, we can now add another entry to Tim Eyman’s Failure Chart

Excerpt: Thanks to vot­ers, Tim Eyman’s Fail­ure Chart has just become more impres­sive. As long­time read­ers know, we main­tain a page over at Per­ma­nent Defense which serves as a com­pendi­um of Tim Eyman’s record of spon­sor­ing ini­tia­tives. We call it Tim Eyman’s Fail­ure Chart because most of Tim’s ini­tia­tives — like I‑1125 — have been fail­ures. […]
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