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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 […]
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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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