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Daily Archives: November 4th, 2021

Hamdi Mohamed passes Stephanie Bowman in tight race for Port of Seattle Position #3

Excerpt: Behind by 5,600 votes on Election Night and behind by 4,020 votes yesterday evening, Mohamed today jumped out to a lead of 9,610 votes over Bowman. 211,576 ballots have been cast for Mohamed and 201,966 for Bowman.
Written by:Rich Erwin
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Bruce Harrell’s victory affirmed; Lorena González concedes 2021 Seattle mayoral race

Excerpt: "With today’s ballot drop, it’s clear that Bruce Harrell will be the next Mayor of Seattle. Earlier, I called him to congratulate him on a hard-fought race and wished him much luck in his efforts to make progress on the challenges Seattle faces," González said.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Here’s what Washington voters said last spring when asked a neutral question about our new state capital gains tax on the wealthy

Excerpt: Tim Eyman claims that voter responses to his propaganda pieces demonstrate that voters don't like Senate Bill 5096. But our polling, conducted according to the scientific method, shows the opposite.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Yasmin Trudeau joins the Washington State Senate as Jeannie Darneille’s successor

Excerpt: The newest member of the Legislature is a Bengali-American who is the first woman of color to serve as state senator for the 27th Legislative District.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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