|Mary Dye (R)||8,934||57.71%|
|Jenn Goulet (D)||4,668||30.15%|
|Hailey Roemer (R)||1,879||12.14%|
* Race percentages are calculated with data from the Secretary of State's Office, which omits write-in votes from its calculations when there are too few to affect the outcome. The Spokane County Auditor's Office may have slightly different percentages than are reflected here because its figures include any write-in votes.
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Wheat farmer Mary Dye seeks return to Olympia against progressive Jennifer Goulet in southeast Washington race
If Jennifer Goulet lands a seat in the state House, it would be the first time a Democrat has been elected in the district since 1937. Goulet, of Pasco, is running for the state’s 9th Legislative District – which covers a large, mostly-rural swath of southeastern Washington – against incumbent Republican Rep. Mary Dye, of Pomeroy.
Two Republicans and a self-proclaimed Berniecrat are hoping to land a spot respresending southwestern Washington in the state House. Jennifer Goulet – who calls herself a Berniecrat because of her support of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders – is vying for a seat in the historically Republican 9th Legislative District, a sprawling, rural area in the state’s southeast corner covering Adams, Asotin, Franklin, Garfield, and Whitman counties, and southern Spokane County.
Would legislators ask all lobbyists equally tough questions?
A group of teenagers who visited state Rep. Mary Dye to lobby on behalf of Planned Parenthood said they weren’t expected to be asked about their virginity.
Mary Dye of Pomeroy was elected to the 9th District House of Representatives seat to which she was appointed earlier this year.
Republicans Mary Dye and Richard Lathim face off for a southeast Washington House seat.
Well, pilgrim, we’ve got ourselves a bit of trouble in this here town of Tekoa. A part of the John Wayne Trail might be closed and some folks hereabouts are pretty riled up. That may be how the cross-state trail’s namesake would describe a controversy in Tekoa, where local officials recently learned the state might abandon a section of the trail from the Columbia River to Malden. Tekoa Mayor John Jaeger said the plan came as a complete surprise and the City Council passed a resolution this week to send a message of “Whoa!” to a chief supporter of the closure, Rep. Joe Schmick.
OLYMPIA — The recount of the 9th Legislative District House race confirmed that former Franklin County Sheriff Richard Lathim will run against appointed Rep. Mary Dye in the general election.
Former Franklin County Sheriff Richard Lathim held onto a slim lead over former Othello City Councilman Ken Caylor Friday and seemed likely to advance to the general election against Mary Dye of Pomeroy.
Spokane City Councilman Mike Fagan has a clear opponent after the third day of ballot counting put a little more space between his challengers, Randy Ramos and Ben Krauss. Ramos, a recruiter with Spokane Tribal College, leads Krauss by 26 votes.
The top finishers in two local primary races changed in the second day of counting ballots. In the race to face incumbent Spokane City Councilman Mike Fagan in the November election, Randy Ramos, a Spokane Tribal College recruiter, edged ahead of Ben Krauss, a Spokane police crime analyst.
Voters in the legislative district south of Spokane may end up with two parties to consider in the battle to replace state Rep. Susan Fagan, who resigned in May.