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Daily Archives: September 9th, 2015

Momentum builds for defeat of Tim Eyman’s odious I‑1366 as coalition roster swells

Excerpt: With Labor Day 2015 now behind us, the tra­di­tion­al home stretch of the annu­al autumn cam­paign sea­son has begun. The Novem­ber 3rd gen­er­al elec­tion is less than two months away, and bal­lots will be mailed in about thir­ty-five days. Unfor­tu­nate­ly, the Wash­ing­ton State Supreme Court declined to issue an injunc­tion last Fri­day in Huff v. […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Former Republican state party chair Chris Vance launches challenge to Patty Murray

Excerpt: Last week, rumors sur­faced that for­mer Wash­ing­ton State Repub­li­can Par­ty Chair Chris Vance would be launch­ing a cam­paign for U.S. Sen­ate in 2016, seek­ing the seat cur­rent­ly held by Pat­ty Mur­ray. Yes­ter­day, to the relief of cur­rent state Repub­li­can Chair Susan Hutchi­son, Vance made it offi­cial: He’s in. Vance, fifty-three, has a his­to­ry of run­ning […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Economic Security, Elections
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