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Jim Ferrell falsely labels NPI’s Prosecuting Attorney contest research a “push poll”

Excerpt: Asked about our finding during an appearance on Jason Rantz's right wing talk show this week, Ferrell inexplicably went on the attack, falsely denouncing NPI's research as "a push poll" and declaring himself the victim of unfair practices.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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WA Filing Week 2022: A look at who’s filed in key races as of Monday evening

Excerpt: Who had filed for public office in Washington State as of the close of filing on Monday, May 17th, 2022? This post covers notable filings and provides links to the complete list for each county.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Kathy Lambert has conceded the 3rd King County Council District race to Sarah Perry

Excerpt: Lambert has yet to publish a statement commenting on the election results on her Facebook page, website, or other social accounts. But she did call Perry on November 7th to concede the race, according to Perry's campaign.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Initial Whatcom County returns suggest a continued progressive majority on the Council

Excerpt: In the 2021 local elections, voters in the state's most populous northern border county appear to have returned a progressive majority to its seven-member legislative body. Meanwhile, the Bellingham City Council is set to become more diverse.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Sarah Perry easily defeating Kathy Lambert in hard fought King County Council race

Excerpt: The Democratic challenger appears headed for a rout over the Republican incumbent, who has represented the district for decades.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Kathy Lambert belatedly apologizes for racist attack mailers as donors and endorsers flee

Excerpt: The incumbent Republican King County Councilmember said she had fired her campaign consultants at 1892 LLC, but stopped short of taking full ownership for the bad decisions her campaign has been making.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Republican Kathy Lambert deploys racist mailers in desperate bid to defeat Sarah Perry

Excerpt: With all the signs suggesting that Lambert's number is up, the Redmond Republican has decided to resort to Trump-style gutter politics and dog whistling to attack her Democratic challenger Sarah Perry in the hopes that left leaning voters will fill in the oval for her instead when voting starts next week.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Sarah Perry won Kathy Lambert’s precinct in the Top Two — here’s what that tells us about the coming general election battle for the 3rd

Excerpt: The 3rd has historically been Republican turf, but in recent years, its populous western side has been enthusiastically voting for Democratic candidates up and down the ballot, making it a prime Democratic pickup opportunity.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Democrats are on the verge of picking off yet another Republican in King County government. It’s a years-long trend.

Excerpt: Endangered is veteran Republican Councilmember Kathy Lambert, who has as of the second drop a less-than-impressive 41.38% of the vote with Democratic challenger Sarah Perry not far behind at 34.23%.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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King County’s 3rd District looks ready to flip Democratic: It’ll be Lambert vs. Perry this fall

Excerpt: In King County's first drop, Lambert has 41.33% of the vote, Perry has 34.03%, and Cohen has 24.05%. Only the top two move on, so the general election will almost certainly be a matchup between Sarah Perry and Kathy Lambert.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Democratic State Senator Joe Nguyen launches campaign for King County Executive

Excerpt: Nguyen's entrance into the race had been expected: the first-term state senator, a rising star in the Democratic Party, has been reaching out to Democratic activists and progressive leaders for weeks to advise them of his intentions.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Thursday ballot counting update: Eyman’s 976 slides, Sawant gains, R‑88 vote gets tighter

Excerpt: Get up to speed with the latest developments in the Washington State 2019 general election.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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King County gets a new Sheriff: Mitzi Johanknecht defeats John Urquhart

Excerpt: It appears that King County will soon have a new top law enforcement official, thanks to a strong Thursday showing for Mitzi Johanknecht.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Democrat Claudia Balducci crushes Jane Hague for King County Council, 6th District

Excerpt: The East­side of King Coun­ty con­tin­ues to turn blue. Belle­vue May­or Clau­dia Bal­duc­ci has emerged vic­to­ri­ous over long­time incum­bent Repub­li­can Coun­ty Coun­cilmem­ber Jane Hauge in the 6th Dis­trict (Belle­vue, Kirk­land, Mer­cer Island, and envi­rons), cap­tur­ing near­ly six­ty per­cent of the vote in ear­ly returns — a stun­ning, lop­sided result that few saw coming. Bal­duc­ci has made […]
Written by:Nick Pernisco
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