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NPI’s 2020 polling correctly foreshadowed the result in every Washington statewide race

Excerpt: None of Washington State's 2020 statewide races are in doubt as of the third day of counting and tabulating. The winners, without exception, are what NPI's research suggested they would be.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Voters likely to sustain state’s new sex ed law by approving Referendum 90, NPI poll finds

Excerpt: A clear majority of Washingtonians are voting or prepared to vote to keep the state's new Democratically-approved comprehensive sexual health education law and resume its implementation.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Chris Reykdal leads for OSPI; Maia Espinoza not far behind and many voters undecided

Excerpt: Incumbent Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal, a former Democratic legislator, is ahead of his Republican-backed challenger Maia Espinoza, but not by much... and most voters surveyed by NPI are not sure who they're voting for.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Raquel Montoya-Lewis and G. Helen Whitener ahead for Supreme Court; most voters unsure

Excerpt: More Washingtonians know who they're supporting for State Supreme Court compared to the spring of 2020, but most are still undecided, NPI's October 2020 poll has found.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Longtime Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler looks all set to win a sixth term

Excerpt: The longest-serving member of Washington State's executive department appears to be a lock for reelection to a sixth straight term as Washington State's Insurance Commissioner, NPI's recent poll of six hundred and ten likely voters has found.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Denny Heck has twice as much support as Marko Liias for LG, but most voters undecided

Excerpt: Washingtonians will be choosing from between two Democratic candidates in the 2020 contest for Lieutenant Governor, one of whom currently has twice as much support as the other.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Hilary Franz comfortably ahead in 2020 contest for Commissioner of Public Lands

Excerpt: Though Republicans put up a decent candidate in Sue Kuehl Pederson, Democrats are strongly favored to keep control of the position that heads Washington's Department of Natural Resources.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Mike Pellicciotti ahead of Duane Davidson; office of State Treasurer could flip Democratic

Excerpt: Democrats in Washington are well positioned to recapture the downballot office that is responsible for the management of the state's money, NPI research shows.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Pat McCarthy has ample lead over Chris Leyba in bid to remain Washington State Auditor

Excerpt: Former Pierce County Executive Pat McCarthy appears to be on track to keep the position of Washington State Auditor in Democratic hands, four years after taking over from convicted successor Troy Kelley, NPI's research has found.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Kim Wyman ahead in tight Secretary of State contest; NPI’s Gael Tarleton gaining ground

Excerpt: Republicans in Washington State are trying to keep their decades-long winning streak going for the office that oversees elections. Democrats hope their candidate can pull off a come-from-behind win.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Attorney General Bob Ferguson enjoys wide lead over Republican challenger Matt Larkin

Excerpt: Voters in Washington State are ready to return their incumbent chief law enforcement officer to another term in office, NPI's October 2020 poll has found.
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Jay Inslee leads Loren Culp by sixteen points in Washington’s 2020 gubernatorial race

Excerpt: Incumbent Democratic Governor Jay Inslee is well positioned to become the first chief executive since Dan Evans to be elected to a third term in office, a poll conducted for the Northwest Progressive Institute has found.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Three out of five Washingtonians surveyed are voting for Joe Biden, NPI poll finds

Excerpt: 60% of likely voters surveyed on October 14th-15th, 2020 said Biden was their choice for President of the United States, while 37% said they were voting for Donald Trump.
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As voting ramps up, NPI poll finds fewer rural Washingtonians approving of Donald Trump

Excerpt: Voters in every region of Washington State disapprove of Donald Trump's job performance, even voters in Eastern and Central Washington.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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