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Daily Archives: August 4th, 2020

Suburbs getting bluer, rural areas getting redder, early 2020 legislative results suggest

Excerpt: The 2020 Washington Top Two election served as a vetting exercise on Tuesday night, with initial returns identifying the most endangered incumbents in the Washington State Legislature of both major political parties.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Washington’s next Lieutenant Governor will be either Denny Heck or Marko Liias, it seems

Excerpt: Cyrus Habib is all but guaranteed to be succeeded by a fellow Democrat when he leaves office in early 2021 to join the Jesuits.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Governor Jay Inslee on course to easily win a third term as Tim Eyman crashes and burns

Excerpt: Inslee, sixty-nine, has an outright majority of the vote in ballots counted so far, which means he has more support than every single one of his thirty-six challengers combined.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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