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Daily Archives: August 7th, 2012

Voters reelect Susan Owens, retain Steve Gonzalez in state Supreme Court races

Excerpt: It’s been a good night for Supreme Court incum­bents so far. Jus­tices Susan Owens and Steve Gon­za­lez each appear to have won new six-year terms rep­re­sent­ing the peo­ple of Wash­ing­ton on the state’s high­est court, which is com­prised of nine jus­tices over­all. Under Wash­ing­ton State law, a can­di­date for Supreme Court or appel­late court in […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Suzan DelBene wins big in WA-01, will face John Koster in November

Excerpt: Well, that was anti­cli­mac­tic. Con­trary to what many pun­dits and polit­i­cal com­men­ta­tors had pre­dict­ed, the five-way Demo­c­ra­t­ic con­test for U.S. House in Wash­ing­ton’s 1st Con­gres­sion­al Dis­trict is turn­ing out to be not close at all. As of 9:40 PM, with no more bal­lots expect­ed to be tab­u­lat­ed until tomor­row, for­mer Microsoft vice pres­i­dent Suzan Del­Bene […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Kathleen Drew, Kim Wyman to compete for the office of Secretary of State in November

Excerpt: Wash­ing­to­ni­ans appear to have cho­sen two women as the final­ists in the crowd­ed race to suc­ceed Sam Reed as Sec­re­tary of State. As of a few min­utes ago, Wyman (Thurston Coun­ty’s incum­bent audi­tor) and Drew (a for­mer state sen­a­tor and advis­er to Gov­er­nor Gre­goire) were com­fort­ably ahead of the five oth­er can­di­dates who filed for […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Haven’t voted yet? Get that ballot in!

Excerpt: Today is win­now­ing elec­tion day in Wash­ing­ton State. Have you vot­ed yet? If you have, con­grat­u­la­tions on ful­fill­ing your civic duty as a cit­i­zen of Wash­ing­ton. Haven’t vot­ed yet? It’s time to get that bal­lot in! You’ve only got a few hours left before time runs out to par­tic­i­pate. You should have received your bal­lot […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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