NPI's Cascadia Advocate

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.

Daily Archives: November 7th, 2022

Patty Murray’s King County advantage is important, but Snohomish is the bellwether

Excerpt: The key to Democratic electoral resilience in Washington State isn't just King County. Rather, it's the ability to consistently carry important swing counties like Snohomish, Whatcom, or Thurston.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Three signs that Republicans don’t believe their own hype about a looming red wave

Excerpt: Republicans speak confidently of victory this month, but their own actions belie that confidence. They're definitely eager to win, but they're also very fearful that they won't, and we can see that insecurity in their behavior.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
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An overwhelming majority of King County voters oppose the Kroger/Albertsons merger

Excerpt: 68% of respondents surveyed for NPI by Change Research said they opposed the merger, while just 17% said they supported it. Nearly half (48%) said they were strongly opposed, while only 5% were strongly supportive.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Economic Security, World Commmunity
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