u 2016 Feb. 9 Special Election
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Supporters of a carbon tax say they have enough signatures to send Initiative 732 to the Legislature next year.
U.S. Sen. Patty Murray has relatively low job approval ratings and less than half of voters surveyed said they’d vote for her right now, The Elway Poll says.
One of the most popular images used in politics for candidates who are under-funded or over-matched is David and Goliath. When should it be invoked, and by whom?
Voters may be focused on the 2015 election, but some politicians are already moving on to 2016.
State Sen. Karen Fraser joins the lieutenant governor’s race.
Also planning a campaign for 2016 is state Sen. Pam Roach, who announced last week she’ll run for a seat opening up on the Pierce County council.
Labor Day weekend is the point in the calendar when average folks start paying attention to this year’s elections. It’s also the point when political junkies start getting serious about next year’s elections.
Former State GOP Chairman Chris Vance may run for the U.S. Senate next year against Patty Murray, the Seattle Times is reporting.
Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul will hold a rally at the Doubletree Hotel at 2:30 p.m., Aug. 26. It’s between events in Seattle and Coeur d’Alene.
Washington will hold its presidential primary on May 24, Secretary of State Kim Wyman said Monday. That may be late in the process, and the state’s political parties might not use the results, but the primary will take place.
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