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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 57.70%
No 42.30%

Initiative 732, carbon emission tax

155
Option Pct
No 59.30%
Yes 40.70%

Spokane Transit Authority Proposition 1

158
Option Pct
Approved 55.50%
Rejected 44.50%


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Davidson is safe choice for treasurer

Policy aside, a look at each candidate’s resume tips the scales to Davidson. He received the endorsements of every county treasurer, except for one who remained neutral.


Rockford, Spangle seek voter approval for levies

As November approaches, residents of Spangle and Rockford face their annual task of voting for levies to fund various fire and police issues. Budget dollars are particularly precious in small towns and the towns depend on the continued approval of the levies.


Return hardworking Billig to Olympia

In his six years in the Legislature, Billig has demonstrated his ability to work from the center to achieve legislative success.


Nine Mile Falls School District brings another bond forward

The Nine Mile Falls School District is asking voters to approve a construction bond for the


‘Progress’ or ‘failed’? Inslee, Bryant debate issues

Gov. Jay Inslee and his Republican opponent Bill Bryant sparred Monday night over education, taxes and government oversight in their second debate.


Dan Wilson and Kyle England: Initiative 732’s carbon tax hurts families, small businesses

The more taxes we pile on businesses, the more likely we are to see them head east to Idaho or states with far fewer restrictions on carbon emissions.


John Covert: Time to take bold climate action with Initiative 732

The cost of doing nothing outweighs any cost of implementing I-732. The state’s own estimates


Rep. Riccelli clear choice in 3rd

Rep. Marcus Riccelli is a rising star in the Democratic caucus and a better fit for the district. He has earned a return trip to Olympia.


Libertarian hopes to upset party in Spokane’s historically Democratic 3rd Legislative District

For Libertarian Randy McGlenn II, the best way to get something done is to do it yourself. After years of watching voters elect Democratic leaders in the 3rd Legislative District, and after years of hearing stories of residents feeling they weren’t being represented, the longtime IT worker decided to run against incumbent Democrat Marcus Riccelli in 2014. He didn’t make it out of the primary, earning less than 8 percent of the vote.


Gonzaga hosting Senate debate as one of 4 statewide matchups

U.S. Senate candidates debate in Spokane next month.


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