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Daily Archives: November 7th, 2017

Manka Dhingra defeats Jinyoung Lee Englund in 45th, Washington’s Senate flips Democratic

Excerpt: Voters in Washington State's 45th Legislative District are decisively backing Democratic Senate hopeful Manka Dhingra in early Election Night returns, putting an end to five years of Republican control of Washington's Senate and uniting the Left Coast under a trifecta of Democratic-run statehouses.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Cary Moon reacts to disappointing early results in Seattle, hopes for surprises to come

Excerpt: Cary Moon is trailing badly in the initial results for Mayor of Seattle, but her campaign isn't ready to throw in the towel just yet.
Written by:David A Johnson
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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy projected to win in New Jersey

Excerpt: The Democratic Party has secured its first major pickup of the Trump error tonight by recapturing the governorship of New Jersey from the Republicans, putting an end to eight years of mismanagement by Donald Trump backer Chris Christie.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Virginia Democratic ticket winning: Northam, Fairfax, Herring all ahead of rival Republicans

Excerpt: The Democratic Party appears to have swept to victory in the Commonwealth of Virginia tonight in all three major statewide races for executive positions.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Today is General Election Day 2017. Haven’t voted yet? It’s time to get that ballot in!

Excerpt: Washingtonians! Get that ballot to a drop box by 8 PM or a post office by the last outgoing mail collection time. Then, make sure family and friends have voted.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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