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Monthly Archives: November 2017

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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Burien City Council candidate Jimmy Matta reflects back on an ugly campaign season

Excerpt: Right wing forces trying to hijack the Seattle suburb of Burien have resorted to incredibly desperate measures to win. But one progressive candidate says he sees a silver lining in all the ugliness.
Written by:Dominic Barrera
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Will Washington State once again set a new record for low general voter turnout in 2017?

Excerpt: Tomor­row — Tues­day, Novem­ber 7th, 2017 — is Gen­er­al Elec­tion Day across Wash­ing­ton State. Although there are no statewide posi­tions at stake or even statewide ini­tia­tives on the bal­lot this year, five leg­isla­tive dis­tricts are hold­ing spe­cial elec­tions — the out­come of which will deter­mine who con­trols the Sen­ate in 2018. At the same time, […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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