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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Washington State House passes Voting Rights Act (again) on a party-line vote

Excerpt: A revised ver­sion of the Wash­ing­ton Vot­ing Rights Act, cham­pi­oned by Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Luis Moscoso (D‑1st Dis­trict: Both­ell, Kirk­land, Mill Creek), today passed out of the Wash­ing­ton State House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives with­out a sin­gle vote to spare, thanks to Repub­li­cans’ refusal to pro­vide a sin­gle vote in sup­port. (Democ­rats cur­rent­ly have a bare major­i­ty of fifty […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections, Legislative Advocacy
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Republican Ted Cruz wins in Iowa; Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders tied

Excerpt: Tonight in Iowa, the Demo­c­ra­t­ic and Repub­li­can par­ties held their first nom­i­nat­ing events of the 2016 pres­i­den­tial cycle. At hun­dreds of schools, church­es, and homes through­out the Hawk­eye State, large num­bers of vot­ers and activists showed up to cau­cus for their pre­ferred pres­i­den­tial candidates. On the Repub­li­can side, a plu­ral­i­ty favored Ted Cruz, the mil­i­tant […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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