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u 2016 Washington General Election, Nov. 8

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Top measures to watch

Initiative 1433, minimum wage and labor rules

152
Option Pct
Yes 57.66%
No 42.34%

Initiative 732, carbon emission tax

155
Option Pct
No 59.26%
Yes 40.74%

Spokane Transit Authority Proposition 1

158
Option Pct
Approved 55.54%
Rejected 44.46%


Latest news

Legal fight over ‘Vote Early’ insert averted

Pierce County clarifies advice to mail ballots early, avoids threatened lawsuit from Washington Democrats.


New York Times article references Spokane legislative race

A New York Times’ reporter interviewed Democratic candidate Lynnette Vehrs after Vehrs called for her opponent Mike Volz to “denounce the words and actions of Donald Trump and withdraw his support for the Republican nominee.”


Ballots returns ahead of 2012, behind 2008

Spokane County says it has about 12 percent of the ballots back.


Elway Poll: Advantage Clinton, Inslee, most Dems

The latest Elway Poll suggests Washington’s statewide races will trend Democratic blue on Nov. 8.


1 week to register to vote in WA

Washington residents who haven’t registered to vote but want to cast a ballot in this year’s election have one week left. Here’s what you have to do.


Murray, Vance meet in second Senate debate

Republican Chris Vance continued his criticism that Sen. Patty Murray is too much of an entrenched partisan to solve congressional deadlock as the two met Sunday evening in their second debate.


Pakootas, McMorris Rodgers take to airwaves to make their case

Both Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Joe Pakootas have released TV ads in the Spokane market as ballots start to drop this week. Pakootas is attempting to tie McMorris Rodgers to Donald Trump, while the congresswoman is touting national security in an ad that departs from her usual policy-based ads.


Trump claims of rigged election denounced by WA and ID officials

Trump claims of a rigged election called irresponsible in Washington and next to impossible in Idaho


A few competitive races could change control of Legislature

A handful of races could decide whether there’s a shake-up in the Washington Legislature this November, as Democrats hope to regain control of the Senate and Republicans have their eye on a majority in the House.


Vance cancels Spokane town hall meeting

Chris Vance, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, cancels the town hall meeting he had scheduled for Saturday in Spokane.


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