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Daily Archives: August 2nd, 2021

2021 Washington Top Two voter turnout remains under 20% with one day left to vote

Excerpt: With one day left to cast a ballot, voter turnout stands at just 17.36% statewide, with 756,092 ballots returned out of 4,355,758 issued. It's another sign we need to phase out odd-year elections.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
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As police reform laws take effect, Republicans dust off their old fearmongering playbook

Excerpt: The Republican political strategy in this Washington is straightforward. Try to negatively define the Democrats’ legislative agenda and deploy fear to turn voters against the Evergreen State's current governing political party. 
Written by:Joel Connelly
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Public Planning
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