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Eye On Olympia archive for Oct. 2006

TUESDAY, OCT. 31, 2006

MONDAY, OCT. 23, 2006

Most devastating Washington campaign ad of the year?

A new website, authored by someone hiding behind a domain registration company's privacy service, points to Rep. Geoff Simpson's family-oriented campaign, particularly a recent family-oriented mailing, then compares it to the contents of Simpson's legal separation file.In an e-mail to us, Simpson, D-Kent, called the…

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A three-year-old vote is resurrected for an attack ad...

As the days count down to November's election, Washington's second-most-expensive state Senate race is turning more ferocious.Since Friday, Spokane residents have been opening their mailboxes to find large postcards that maintain that Sen. Brad Benson "voted to cover up sex crimes against our children."The mailer…

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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 18, 2006

Shut out...

If you watched last night's mostly-staid "debate" in the Senate race, you saw three candidates. But it turns out that a fourth was there, if only briefly.While Sen. Maria Cantwell, GOP challenger Mike McGavick and Libertarian Bruce Guthrie staked out their positions in the KING-5…

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MONDAY, OCT. 16, 2006

Mailbox continues to trump ballot box...

In what even the state's top election official called a "stunning" statistic, 93 percent of Washingtonians who cast a ballot in last month's primary election voted by mail."Even in the counties maintaining polling locations, 82.8 percent of voters who participated in the primary cast their…

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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 11, 2006

Short takes and breaking news from the Washington Legislature and the state capital.

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