NPI's Cascadia Advocate

Offering commentary and analysis from Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, The Cascadia Advocate is the Northwest Progressive Institute's unconventional perspective on world, national, and local politics.

Tag Archives: Presidential Primary

Washington State Democrats to allocate 2020 national delegates with a presidential primary

Excerpt: It's primary time! The Washington State Democratic Party's Central Committee has voted overwhelmingly to use a state-run presidential primary for delegate allocation in 2020.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
Other Tags:
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

Washington State House sends bill to reform presidential primary to Governor Jay Inslee

Excerpt: The Legislature has given final approval to a bill that will make Washington's presidential primary statute usable by both major parties in 2020.
Written by:Caitlin Harrington
Categories:Elections
Tags:
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

Washington State Senate approves bill to create a usable presidential primary in 2020

Excerpt: The Evergreen State is one step closer to a presidential primary that both major parties can use in 2020 to allocate their national convention delegates.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
Tags:
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

Reforms still needed to make presidential primary usable by both major parties in WA

Excerpt: Will both of Washington's major parties use a presidential primary in 2020? It could happen, if some necessary election administration reforms are adopted.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
Tags:
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

Secretary of State Kim Wyman’s plan to move up date of presidential primary not adopted

Excerpt: A proposal by Republican Secretary of State Kim Wyman to move up the date of Washington’s 2016 presidential primary from its default date of May 24th to March 8th failed to move forward today at a midday meeting of major party and legislative caucus leadership due to opposition from Democrats. Wyman had called a meeting […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections, Party Politics
Other Tags:
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

Kim Wyman and Pam Roach’s SB 5978 won’t guarantee a meaningful presidential primary

Excerpt: Editor’s Note: Yesterday, I traveled down in Olympia to testify before the House Government Committee on SB 5978, Kim Wyman and Pam Roach’s bill to replace our state’s presidential straw poll with an expensive, meaningless straw poll in the event the Democratic Party decides to use a caucus to allocate its delegates to the 2016 […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections, Party Politics
Other Tags:,
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

Senate backs Kim Wyman’s irresponsible plan to alter Washington’s presidential primary

Excerpt: A bill that would automatically replace Washington’s 2016 presidential primary with a meaningless, fantastically expensive presidential straw poll if the Democratic Party refuses to begin using the primary to allocate its national convention delegates passed the Senate with ease yesterday evening following a bewildering floor debate. By a vote of thirty-six to twelve, the Senate […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections, Party Politics
Other Tags:,
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed