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Tag Archives: Legislative Leadership Elections

House Democrats select Laurie Jinkins to be next Speaker of the Washington State House

Excerpt: The Northwest Progressive Institute congratulates Laurie Jinkins on being designated as the next Speaker of the Washington State House of Representatives by her Democratic colleagues.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Legislative Advocacy, Party Politics, Public Service
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Democrats settle score with Tim Sheldon by electing Pam Roach as President Pro Tem

Excerpt: Wash­ing­ton State’s Sen­ate Demo­c­ra­t­ic cau­cus made the most of an oppor­tu­ni­ty to hold Tim Shel­don account­able for his treach­ery at the end of 2012 by join­ing forces this after­noon with mil­i­tant Repub­li­cans Don Ben­ton and Pam Roach to elect the rene­gade Roach as Pres­i­dent Pro Tem of the Wash­ing­ton State Sen­ate. Shel­don had expect­ed the […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Breaking News, Elections, Legislative Advocacy
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