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Patty Murray, Washington State Democrats celebrate a robust Top Two election showing

Wash­ing­ton State’s senior sen­a­tor demon­strat­ed that she is on track for reelec­tion, while three low-pro­file Demo­c­ra­t­ic con­gres­sion­al can­di­dates put up strong num­bers in the state’s Repub­li­can-con­trolled con­gres­sion­al dis­tricts. U.S. Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Kim Schri­er, mean­while, is hold­ing her own in a bat­tle­ground dis­trict against a trio of Repub­li­can opponents. 

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Militant Republican legislator Elizabeth Scott to challenge Suzan DelBene in 2016

Last night, it was report­ed that Repub­li­cans have found a chal­lenger to run against Demo­c­ra­t­ic Con­gress­woman Suzan Del­Bene in 2016: the gun-tot­ing, back­ground check-denounc­ing Eliz­a­beth Scott, who cur­rent­ly serves in the Repub­li­can minor­i­ty in the Wash­ing­ton State House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives. Repub­li­cans have not defeat­ed a Demo­c­ra­t­ic incum­bent for fed­er­al or statewide office in Wash­ing­ton for […]

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Pedro Celis overtakes Robert Sutherland for second place in 1st Congressional District

Most of Wash­ing­ton’s thir­­ty-nine coun­ties have just fin­ished tab­u­lat­ing a fresh batch of bal­lots, and there is sig­nif­i­cant news to report in the 1st Con­gres­sion­al Dis­trict: Repub­li­can Pedro Celis, who nation­al and state Repub­li­can offi­cials recruit­ed to chal­lenge incum­bent Suzan Del­Bene, has now moved into sec­ond place after hav­ing trailed anoth­er Repub­li­can, Robert Suther­land, for […]