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: August 2019

Sam Cho, Grant Degginger, Fred Felleman, Garth Jacobson advance in Seattle Port races

Excerpt: Voters in King County seem ready to reelect Fred Felleman to the Seattle Port Commission. He could be joined in the Port by either Sam Cho or Grant Degginger.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Alex Ybarra well positioned to retain Matt Manweller’s old seat for the Republican Party

Excerpt: The special election for the State House in Washington's 13th is turning out to be devoid of drama, as expected.
Written by:Caitlin Harrington
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State Senator Liz Lovelett leads in 40th LD special election, trailed by Daniel Miller

Excerpt: In early 2019 Top Two results in the 40th Legislative District, voters were favoring the incumbent and a Republican challenger.
Written by:Caitlin Harrington
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Tim Eyman ordered to pay $156,000 in contempt fines; lashes out at Bob Ferguson

Excerpt: The disgraced initiative promoter is on the hook for over six figures in contempt penalties. He's responded with fundraising appeals for his legal defense fund.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Litigation
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It’s Top Two Election Day in Washington State – don’t forget to vote!

Excerpt: August 6th, 2019 is Top Two 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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Book Review: Juan Williams’ book reminds us there’s more to lose from the Trump regime

Excerpt: Read NPI's review of "What the Hell Do You Have to Lose? Trump's War on Civil Rights," by Fox personality Juan Williams.
Written by:David A Johnson
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (July 29th-August 2nd)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included the approval of a two-year budget deal, the failure to override a veto on Saudi Arabia arm sales, and the confirmation of Kelly Craft to the U.N.
Written by:Voterama in Congress
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How did each candidate fare in night one of the Democratic debate in Detroit?

Excerpt: NPI's Presidential Electoral Analyst recaps the first night of the second 2020 debate, assessing each candidate's performance.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
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As Tim Eyman’s personal income falls, State of Washington asks judge to force him to pay up

Excerpt: Tim Eyman is getting squeezed financially. It appears his friends have become fewer in number and less generous. His expenses and liabilities, however, just continue to mount.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Litigation
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Dr. Kim Schrier to speak at NPI’s Sixteenth Anniversary Picnic on Saturday, August 24th

Excerpt: We're excited to announce that Dr. Kim Schrier will be a featured speaker at our Sixteenth Anniversary Picnic on Saturday, August 24th. Learn more:
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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