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Spin Control 7th District archive

THURSDAY, DEC. 6, 2012

5 seeking 7th District Senate seat

A county commissioner, a former legislator and a former legislative aide are among five applicants so far for an open state Senate seat in Northeastern Washington’s 7th District. The seat becomes open Jan. 1 when Sen. Bob Morton, a 22-year veteran legislator, retires halfway through...

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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 5, 2012

Kerns to seek state Senate seat

Josh Kerns, a former legislative aide and campaign manager, said today he'll apply for the open state Senate seat in Northeast Washington's 7th District. Kerns, 27, was a legislative aide during the last session to state Rep. John Ahern, managed the campaign of Ahern's replacement...

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MONDAY, DEC. 3, 2012

Short won't seek Senate seat

OLYMPIA -- Rep. Shelly Short said this evening she will not seek the state Senate seat that will become open on Jan. 1 with the retirement of Bob Morton. Morton, a 22-year veteran of the Legislature, announced last week that he would retire halfway through...

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TUESDAY, JAN. 3, 2012

West Plains voters moving Lege districts

Many residents of the West Plains likely will vote for different legislators this fall, even if they like the ones they have right now. Medical Lake and Cheney residents would no longer be sharing their legislators with Ritzville and Pullman, and Airway Heights and Fairchild...

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