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u 2016 Washington Primary, Aug. 2



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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.


AG Ferguson has experience edge

Bob Ferguson came into office promising to be a staunch protector of consumers, and he has taken on some powerful entities. He has also followed through on his vow to advocate for open government.


Kim Wyman, the only Republican in statewide office in Washington, works to hold off challenge from Tina Podlodowski

OLYMPIA – Republicans have overseen Washington state elections for more than 50 years despite Democrats dominating most other statewide offices. Secretary of State Kim Wyman is the lone statewide elected Republican for Washington state and the entire continental West Coast.


Leaner STA plan deserves a chance

The STA board has put together a reasonable package that favors practicality over flash. We recommend a yes vote on Proposition 1.


Washington employees rally for higher wages

Hundreds of state employees rally in Olympia for better wages and benefits.


Unexpected visitor watches as state workers rally at Capitol

State workers rally for higher wages and better benefits in the Capitol Rotunda as GOP gubernatorial hopeful Bill Bryant watches and chats with union members.


Trump coming to Everett Tuesday. Maybe.

Donald Trump will campaign in Everett after raising money in the Seattle area on Tuesday, the Everett Herald is reporting.


Where the primary votes were in Spokane

Final results from Spokane County for the 2016 state primary shows where the vote totals were highest.


Sunday Spin 2: One other debate note

A bullet dodged with the open mic.


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