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Daily Archives: December 9th, 2011

John Stokes wins extremely close election for Bellevue City Council Position #1

Excerpt: It’s over, at last: After a two-day mandatory recount triggered by an extremely close final spread in the contest for Bellevue City Council Position #1, we finally have a winner: progressive activist John Stokes, whose final margin of victory ended up being just fifty-four votes. That’s less than the population of one precinct. Stokes, a […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
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I-1183, if implemented, could generate $81 million plus in annual sales for Costco

Excerpt: Ever since Costco and its executives first started making noise about deregulating and privatizing our state’s liquor control system, it’s been apparent that their driving motivation for pushing privatization is because they want our state’s liquor stores’ business for themselves — not because they think “getting the state out of the liquor business” (which is […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Economic Security
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