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Daily Archives: November 8th, 2013

Initiative 522 gets another boost as Snohomish and Clallam join the Yes column

Excerpt: If you’re a supporter of Initiative 522 like we are, you’ll be glad to know that Yes on I-522’s share of the vote is still headed upwards on the eve of the fifth day of ballot counting, and now stands at 47.85%. That’s an improvement of more than two full percentage points since Election Night, […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Analysis: Sawant on the Verge, Bleeding Stops (or Pauses) for SeaTac Minimum Wage, and Outside Chance Remains for Seattle Public Financing

Excerpt: Socialist Alternative party candidate, Kshama Sawant, appears on the verge of taking the lead and not looking back in her race vs. incumbent Democratic Seattle City Councilperson Richard Conlin. During the vote count of Friday evening, Sawant won 58.4% of the vote, according to The Stranger’s David “Goldy” Goldstein, resulting in her now sitting only […]
Written by:Richard Champion
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