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Offering commentary and analysis from Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, The Cascadia Advocate is the Northwest Progressive Institute's uplifting perspective on world, national, and local politics.

Monthly Archives: November 2020

What’s next for the Republicans following Donald Trump and Mike Pence’s defeat?

Excerpt: A new administration will soon be taking office. How will Joe Biden and Kamala Harris' victory alter the trajectory of the Republican Party?
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
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America’s allies in the world community joyfully welcome historic Biden-Harris victory

Excerpt: The governments of countries like the United Kingdom, France, New Zealand, Germany, Australia, and India are all eager to move past the Trump error.
Written by:Joel Connelly
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Elections, World Commmunity
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Joe Biden declared President-elect; Kamala Harris declared Vice President-elect… at last!

Excerpt: The 2020 Democratic ticket has won the presidency and vice presidency of the United States of America.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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A tale of two contested legislative districts, drawn to lean Republican, in a changing state

Excerpt: Democrats are poised to make gains in two northwestern legislative districts in Washington State, while getting wiped out in the coastal 19th District in the southwest.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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NPI’s 2020 polling correctly foreshadowed the result in every Washington statewide race

Excerpt: None of Washington State's 2020 statewide races are in doubt as of the third day of counting and tabulating. The winners, without exception, are what NPI's research suggested they would be.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Washington State Supreme Court justices choose Steven González as their new Chief

Excerpt: The brilliant jurist, who authored last month's decision emphatically striking down Tim Eyman's blatantly unconstitutional Initiative 976, has been chosen by his colleagues to serve in the role.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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King County’s 5th Legislative District appears ready for more progressive representation

Excerpt: Democratic challenger Ingrid Anderson is ahead of fellow Democrat Mark Mullet in early returns, while Lisa Callan and Bill Ramos have secured reelection.
Written by:Martin Chaney
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Election Night indicates Washington State will see a blue tsunami, even if other states won’t

Excerpt: Suspense and savage political warfare over the outcome of the 2020 presidential race may take days or even weeks, but a blue wave crashed ashore in this Washington minutes after the 8 PM deadline for returning ballots.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Today is General Election Day 2020. Haven’t voted yet? It’s time to get that ballot in!

Excerpt: This is it! The end of voting has arrived in the 2020 general election. Has your ballot been returned? Have you checked on your family and friends to ensure they've voted?
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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A message to pundits, pollsters and campaign consultants on election eve: 2020 is not 2016!

Excerpt: We don't know the results of the 2020 presidential election yet. But what we do know is that this election is already very different from 2016. Just look at the voter turnout.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Responding to supercharged electorate, officials prepare for sprint to Election Day

Excerpt: Aiming for 90% turnout, King County Elections is opening six Vote Centers through Tuesday to provide voters more services closer to home.
Written by:Bobby Aiyer
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (October 26th-30th)

Excerpt: The week's only vote consisted of the confirmation of Trump nominee Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court. No Democrats or independents voted to confirm Barrett.
Written by:Voterama in Congress
Categories:Legislative Advocacy, Series & Special Reports
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