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Tag Archives: Legislative Appointments

Derek Stanford appointed to Washington State Senate; Davina Duerr to State House

Excerpt: Today, the Washington State Senate and the Washington State House of Representative each gained a new member from the 1st Legislative District as a result of the resignation of former State Senator Guy Palumbo back in May.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Congratulations to Representative Javier Valdez, Washington State’s newest legislator!

Excerpt: As a result of Javier's appointment, the House Democratic caucus is now back at full strength and has enough members (fifty) to pass legislation again.
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Jessyn Farrell resigning from state House to focus on Seattle mayoral campaign

Excerpt: Farrell's campaign said in a news release she would elaborate on her decision tomorrow in a press conference in the University District.
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King County Council appoints Reuven Carlyle to State Senate, Noel Frame to State House

Excerpt: This afternoon, in its first meeting of 2016, the Metropolitan King County Council acted to fill two vacancies in the Washington State Legislature, both resulting from Jeanne Kohl-Welles’ move from the Senate to the King County Council. By a vote of nine to zero, the Council first appointed State Representative Reuven Carlyle (D-36th District: Ballard, […]
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Metropolitan King County Council appoints Patty Kuderer to the Washington State House

Excerpt: The Metropolitan King County Council voted unanimously today to appoint attorney Patty Kuderer to the Washington State House of Representatives, filling the vacancy created by the departure of Ross Hunter earlier this month. “I am pleased to vote yes to appoint Ms. Kuderer to fill the vacancy in the 48th District,” said King Council Chair […]
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LIVE from Clyde Hill: Special Democratic nominating caucus underway in 48th District

Excerpt: Good evening from Clyde Hill Elementary in the heart of the 48th Legislative District (Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond, Clyde Hill, Medina, Hunts Point, Yarrow Point). Tonight, the Democratic precinct committee officers of the 48th have assembled to draw up a list of candidates to succeed Ross Hunter in the Washington State House of Representatives, who recently […]
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