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Democrat Carol Gregory trailing Republican Teri Hickel in hotly contested 30th LD race

In the 30th Leg­isla­tive Dis­tric­t’s $2 mil­lion con­test for State House, Demo­c­ra­t­ic incum­bent Car­ol Gre­go­ry is trail­ing first time Repub­li­can can­di­date Teri Hick­el by 1,035 votes, 53.92% to 46.08%. Gre­go­ry was appoint­ed to the seat fol­low­ing the death of State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Roger Free­man in 2014. Ear­ly results may be mis­lead­ing, as Gre­go­ry faced a sim­i­lar deficit […]

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Yakima voters are electing the first majority female city council in history

Seat­tle media may not care about what hap­pens east of the moun­tains, but we cer­tain­ly do. We’re incred­i­bly excit­ed to report tonight that change is com­ing to Yaki­ma… big change. As a result of the city’s adop­tion of dis­trict elec­tions (ordered by a fed­er­al judge), it appears Yaki­ma will soon have its first female Council […]

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Redmond Mayor John Marchione on his way to a third term; leads challenger Steve Fields

Hey, Nick Pernisco here for NPI. I’ll be ana­lyz­ing East­side elec­tion results tonight, and pay­ing par­tic­u­lar atten­tion to the cities of Belle­vue, Kirk­land, and Red­mond. There are sev­er­al hot races on the East­side this year. At the top of the list is the con­test between Clau­dia Bal­duc­ci and Jane Hague for King Coun­ty Coun­cil District […]

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Democrat Claudia Balducci crushes Jane Hague for King County Council, 6th District

The East­side of King Coun­ty con­tin­ues to turn blue. Belle­vue May­or Clau­dia Bal­duc­ci has emerged vic­to­ri­ous over long­time incum­bent Repub­li­can Coun­ty Coun­cilmem­ber Jane Hauge in the 6th Dis­trict (Belle­vue, Kirk­land, Mer­cer Island, and envi­rons), cap­tur­ing near­ly six­ty per­cent of the vote in ear­ly returns — a stun­ning, lop­sided result that few saw com­ing. Bal­duc­ci has made […]

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Progressive councilmembers Shelley Kloba, Dave Asher cruising to reelection in Kirkland

Kirk­land City Coun­cilmem­bers Shel­ley Klo­ba and Dave Ash­er have each earned new four year terms on the Kirk­land City Coun­cil, ear­ly results show. In the race for Posi­tion #2, Klo­ba is win­ning big against Chin­chilla, who appar­ent­ly isn’t even a Kirk­land res­i­dent. He vot­ed in Wal­la Wal­la last Novem­ber, and yet he still came out […]