Jon Snyder, center rear, wears gloves and a sign that says “Don’t Touch Me I’m Sick” as he gathers with supporters to watch results at his primary election night party in Spokane on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009. Snyder finished ahead of incumbent Mike Allen.
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Nancy McLaughlin, front, and her campaign manager Penny Lancaster wait for primary election returns at Five Mile RoundTable Pizza Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009. McLaughlin easily beat five challengers. Her competition in the general election will likely be Karen Kearney.