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Elex roundup, CA voters go for Top 2

With all the talk about who survived and who didn’t in the various state primaries Tuesday, not much nationally has been said about California voters decision to switch their primary to the Top 2 system.You know, the one like Washington has. (It’s coming up on…

Will Parker get a Democratic opponent?

Less than three days left in candidate filing week, state Rep. Kevin Parker, R-Spokane, still has no opponent.Sixth Legislative District seats are highly competitive, but Democrats remain without a challenger to Parker, who unseated Rep. Don Barlow, D-Spokane, in 2008.Democratic officials haven’t offered any names…

More candidates, more events: Wassup June 9

The field for Eastern Washington’s 5th Congressional District filled out overnight, a result of candidates being able to file on-line. No surprises, though.U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers got her paperwork filed. Newcomer Clyde Cordero, a Democrat, and Randall Yearout of the Constitution Party also got…

Don’t wait too long to file for office

Would-be candidates planning to wait for the last minute to file for office be advised: Make sure you know when the “last minute” is. Depending on where you file, it could be earlier than you think.Washington candidates have until “the close of business” to file…

Tuesday filings: Lunchtime update

Today’s candidate filings as of lunchtime:U.S. Senate: Mike The Mover, Democrat3rd Leg. District, House Pos. 2: Timm Ormsby, Democrat4th Leg. District, House Pos. 1: Larry Crouse, Republican7th Leg. District, House Pos. 2: Joel Kretz, RepublicanSpokane County Assessor: Andrew Jackson; Democrat, Vicki Horton, RepublicanSpokane County Prosecutor:…

Filing Week, Day 2: Wassup June 7

Candidates continue to turn in paperwork to county elections offices and the Secretary of State today, although Tuesday traditionally is one of the lightest days of filing week.The big rush on Monday be candidates who either want to be first or don’t want to forget…

2 Democrats in 5th Congressional District race against McMorris Rodgers

Last week, Democrats had no one to run against Republican Cathy McMorris Rodgers for Eastern Washington’s congressional seat. Monday they had two candidates – a novice from Spokane Valley and a perennial office-seeker from Spokane.Clyde Cordero, an advertising salesman for a Web publication, announced Monday…

Cordero to challenge McMorris Rodgers

Spokane Valley resident Clyde Cordero will file for Eastern Washington’s 5th Congressional seat against three-term incumbent Cathy McMorris Rodgers, a Democratic official said this morning.Cordero, a 50-year-old business consultant for a Web advertising firm, will announce his campaign today, the beginning of filing week.Washington state…

Talking about running for office? Put up or shut up

For Washington state candidates, it’s put up or shut up time. Starting tomorrow morning,cq Monday they have five days to file paperwork and pay the fee necessary to run for one of the many elective offices on this year’s ballot.It may seem that some have…

Coday drops from U.S. Senate race

Art Coday, one of a flock of Republican candidates who were in the U.S. Senate race, said today he’s getting out and supporting Dino Rossi.Coday said he’ll run for an open state House of Representatives seat in the 32nd Legislative District instead.Coday, a Shoreline physician,…

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