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Spin Control archive for July 30, 2013

TUESDAY, JULY 30, 2013

Candidates wanted

When filing opened for elected offices in various towns and districts a couple months ago, a few attracted a large crowd of interested citizens and most drew one or two candidates. But some didn't get any takers. As in none. Zippo. Zilch. Empty space on…

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Primary turnout low one week out

Of the nearly 200,000 ballots Spokane County sent to voters this month, only about one in eight has come back in with one week left in the primary election for many local offices. Admittedly the primary ballot in many areas is short. Only two of…

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