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Daily Archives: November 10th, 2022

Joe Kent cuts into Marie Gluesenkamp Perez’s lead, but may be running out of runway

Excerpt: On the third day of counting, Republican Joe Kent reduced Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez's lead from 10,273 votes to 5,882 votes. But the rural counties that have backed him most enthusiastically are now mostly out of ballots.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Leesa Manion wins King County Prosecuting Attorney contest, defeating Jim Ferrell

Excerpt: On November 10th, Leesa Manion declared victory in the 2022 race for King County Prosecuting Attorney, accepting the congratulations of her vanquished opponent, Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell, and pledging to get to work on behalf of the people of the state's largest jurisdiction, home to more than two million people.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Kim Schrier wins: Associated Press, Seattle Times project Democratic victory in WA-08

Excerpt: Larkin is the third Republican candidate to be vanquished by Schrier in what is the state's only "tossup" congressional district. Schrier previously defeated perennial candidate Dino Rossi in 2018 and then beat Jesse Jensen in 2020. 
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Julie Anderson concedes 2022 Secretary of State contest to incumbent Steve Hobbs

Excerpt: Anderson's decision to run against a Democratic incumbent for a partisan office as an unaffiliated candidate ironically left her electorally reliant on fickle, ultra MAGA Republican voters who want vote at home abolished, circulate conspiracy theories, and believe that the 2020 presidential election was not fairly conducted.
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