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Daily Archives: November 9th, 2022

Republican Tiffany Smiley concedes defeat to Democratic U.S. Senator Patty Murray

Excerpt: "This evening I reached out to Senator Murray and her campaign to congratulate her on her victory after a hard-fought race," said Smiley. "I cannot thank my family, my team and the wonderful people of Washington state enough for their support over the past 18 months."
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Marie Gluesenkamp Perez’s lead over Joe Kent holds in second day of counting

Excerpt: Democratic congressional hopeful Marie Gluesenkamp Perez remained ahead of ultra MAGA Republican rival Joe Kent on November 9th as thousands of ballots were tabulated across the five counties in Washington's 3rd Congressional District.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Most of the Republican legislative candidates endorsed by The Seattle Times are losing

Excerpt: Due to having mostly endorsed Democrats and progressive positions on ballot measures this year, the Times' overall win-loss column looks really good. But the board was clearly hoping that voters across suburban and exurban Central Puget Sound would make the area's legislative representation more Republican than it has been since 2017-2018. That simply isn't happening. 
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Patty Murray, Kim Schrier, Steve Hobbs improve in second count of 2022 midterms

Excerpt: The Washington State Democratic Party's three highest profile 2022 candidates each managed to build on their strong Election Night performance on the second day of counting, putting more distance between themselves and their opponents. 
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