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Daily Archives: August 4th, 2015

Carol Gregory, Teri Hickel in dead heat in 30th Legislative District beauty contest

Excerpt: The mar­quee race of 2015, which will take place this Novem­ber in the 30th Leg­isla­tive Dis­trict between Demo­c­rat Car­ol Gre­go­ry and Repub­li­can Teri Hick­el, is shap­ing up to be tighter than tight, if tonight’s results are any indi­ca­tion. State law requires that par­ti­san races appear on the Top Two bal­lot, even when few­er than three […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections, Live Coverage
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Fred Felleman, Marion Yoshino lead crowded field for Seattle Port Commission #5

Excerpt: Good evening from Shore­line and wel­come to NPI’s live cov­er­age of Wash­ing­ton’s 2015 Top Two Elec­tion! After work­ing around some ini­tial tech­ni­cal dif­fi­cul­ties, King Coun­ty Elec­tions has man­aged to get its first batch of results post­ed, and they show that two can­di­dates in the crowd­ed, nine-per­son field for Seat­tle Port Com­mis­sion Posi­tion #5 have pulled […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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It’s Top Two Election Day in Washington State — don’t forget to vote!

Excerpt: Read­ers, a reminder that today is the last day of the August 2015 Top Two Elec­tion, the elim­i­na­tion round of our dys­func­tion­al two-part gen­er­al elec­tion sys­tem. Bal­lots must be post­marked or returned by a drop box by 8 PM tonight, or they won’t count. Be sure yours is in, and then remind friends and fam­i­ly […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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