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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.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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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.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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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, […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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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 […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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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 […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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