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Daily Archives: August 7th, 2018

Senator Sharon Nelson’s successor will likely be either Shannon Braddock or Joe Nguyen

Excerpt: Who will succeed Senate Majority Leader Sharon Nelson in the Washington State Senate? It looks like the 34th District's next Senator will be either Shannon Braddock or Joe Nguyen.
Written by:Greg Evans
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5th District Democrats celebrate as early returns put Bill Ramos and Lisa Callan ahead

Excerpt: The Eastside of King County might soon cease to have any Republican representation in the Washington State Legislature. If Bill Ramos and Lisa Callan go on to win their House races (they're currently ahead), Democrats will hold 12 out of 12 legislative seats on the Eastside.
Written by:Brad Fenstermacher
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Patty Kuderer, My-Linh Thai roll to victory in the 48th and 41st Legislative Districts

Excerpt: So much for Rodney Tom's comeback bid. He's getting crushed by Patty Kuderer in Washington's 48th Legislative District. Meanwhile, My-Linh Thai is leading both Republican Michael Appleby and fellow Democrat Wendy Weiker in the race to succeed Judy Clibborn.
Written by:Theresa Curry Almuti
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Shannon Hader concedes in the 8th CD after early returns put her in fourth place

Excerpt: Shannon Hader came up short in her campaign to take on Dino Rossi in Washington's 8th Congressional District, but she says the effort to #Flipthe8th will go on.
Written by:Caitlin Harrington
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Dr. Kim Schrier celebrates a close second place in 8th Congressional District contest

Excerpt: Kim Schrier is the Democratic candidate who is likely to face Dino Rossi in the November 2018 general election.
Written by:Alison Wendler
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Here comes the blue wave: Early Top Two returns suggest a Democratic tsunami in 2018

Excerpt: Washington's Democratic Party is poised to drastically increase its legislative majorities and has a chance of picking up not one, not two, but three U.S. House seats this autumn, early returns in the state's August Top Two election suggest.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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It’s Top Two Election Day in Washington State – don’t forget to vote!

Excerpt: Today is Election Day! Have you voted? Have you checked in with family and friends to make sure they have voted?
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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