NPI's Cascadia Advocate

Offering commentary and analysis from Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, The Cascadia Advocate is the Northwest Progressive Institute's unconventional perspective on world, national, and local politics.

Monthly Archives: April 2016

Liveblogging the ninth 2016 Democratic presidential debate from the great Northwest

Excerpt: Good evening, and welcome to NPI’s live coverage of the ninth Democratic presidential debate of the 2016 cycle. I will be watching and sharing impressions of the debate as it progresses. This debate is being held in Brooklyn, New York and is being broadcast by CNN. You can livestream the debate from CNN’s website. There […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections, Live Coverage
Tags: ,
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

Rosemary McAuliffe announces her retirement from the Washington State Senate

Excerpt: Longtime education champion Rosemary McAuliffe (D-1st District: Bothell, Kirkland, Clearview) announced today in a press release that she has decided not to seek reelection in 2016, ending a decades-long career in the Legislature that began with her victory in the “Year of the Woman” in 1992. “It has been an honor and a privilege to […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
Tags:
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

Bernie Sanders, Ted Cruz easily win Wisconsin presidential primaries, results show

Excerpt: Voters in Wisconsin tonight boosted the campaigns of Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz by backing them over Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton and Republican frontrunner Donald Trump, preliminary results out of the Badger State show. Wisconsin Democratic Primary, April 5th, 2016 59.9% Reporting as of 7:10 PM Pacific Candidate Votes Percentage Bernie Sanders 354,549 55.8% Hillary […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
Tags:
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

Peter Goldmark announces his retirement as Washington’s Commissioner of Public Lands

Excerpt: Washington State’s incumbent Commissioner of Public Lands has just announced via Facebook that he’s decided to step down and will not seek a third term in 2016. Peter J. Goldmark, sixty-nine, has served as the state’s independently elected chief of the Department of Natural Resources since January 2009. He was originally elected in 2008, defeating […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections, Public Service
Tags:
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed