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u 2018 Washington General Election, Nov. 6

Top races to watch

*Green represents leader

U.S. Representative

991
Candidate Pct
Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R) 54.76%
Lisa Brown (D) 45.24%

U.S. Senate

998
Candidate Pct
Maria Cantwell (D) 58.43%
Susan Hutchison (R) 41.57%

Spokane County Commissioner, District 2

992
Candidate Pct
Mary Kuney (R) 62.47%
Rob Chase (R) 37.53%

Spokane County Commissioner, District 3

993
Candidate Pct
Al French (R) 56.65%
Robbi Katherine Anthony (D) 43.35%

6th District Representative, Position 1

1000
Candidate Pct
Mike Volz (R) 53.45%
Kay Murano (D) 46.55%

6th District Representative, Position 2

999
Candidate Pct
Jenny Graham (R) 50.49%
Dave Wilson (D) 49.51%

6th District Representative Senate

1001
Candidate Pct
Jeff Holy (R) 54.86%
Jessa Lewis (D) 45.14%

Top measures to watch

Spokane Public Schools Proposition 1

180
Option Pct
Approved 69.29%
Rejected 30.71%

Spokane Library Bond, Proposition 1

179
Option Pct
Approved 64.54%
Rejected 35.46%

Spokane Stadium Advisory Vote

182
Option Pct
Prefer Joe Albi Stadium location 64.31%
Prefer location near Spokane Arena 35.69%

Initiative 1631, Carbon fee

178
Option Pct
No 56.56%
Yes 43.44%

Initiative 1634, Grocery taxes

175
Option Pct
Yes 55.88%
No 44.12%

Initiative 1639, Guns

177
Option Pct
Yes 59.35%
No 40.65%


Latest news

Lisa Brown reports raising $1 million; Cathy McMorris Rodgers draws big crowd

Both women vying to represent Eastern Washington in Congress touted their campaigns’ enthusiasm this week, with Lisa Brown crossing a fundraising threshold only two of her Democratic predecessors have matched in recent years and Cathy McMorris Rodgers claiming record crowds at her campaign kickoff events in the district.


GOP candidate Virginia Graham files for House seat in 6th District

The northwest Spokane resident said she was inspired to run after working with Reps. John Ahern and Jeff Holy on state legislation that extended the statute of limitations for victims of child sexual abuse to report their trauma.


Local Democrats to meet to elect state delegates, adopt platform

Democrats in the 3rd, 4th, 6th, 7th and 9th Legislative Districts are invited to attend the party’s biennial legislative district caucus and convention Saturday morning in the gym of Cheney Middle School.


Democrats eye West Plains seats following departure of Sen. Michael Baumgartner

A trio of Democrats has filed for office in the state’s 6th Legislative district, which encompasses much of the West Plains. They’re spurred by Demcoratic victories in early contests and what appears to be a contested Congressional race in Eastern Washington, as well as a somewhat open field following the announced departure of Sen. Michael Baumgartner.


Republican enters race for Congress against McMorris Rodgers, Brown

Jered Bonneau has been homeless, rallied for the Bundy family in their standoff with federal officials and will now run under the GOP banner for Eastern Washington’s congressional seat. “I think that we have a very politically stagnant district,” the 31-year-old mental health technician at Eastern State Hospital said in an interview Tuesday, a little less than two weeks after filing to unseat Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers. “Cathy’s not a bad person. She’s actually a pretty good person. A lot of people like her, she’s very personable. But there’s just this stagnant political feel about what’s going on right now.”


Where they stand: McMorris Rodgers and Brown on gun control, background checks

Both Lisa Brown and Cathy McMorris Rodgers support bans on bump stocks, but some of their positions on other gun issues are significantly different.


Stevens County GOP, amid criticism from Democrats, pulls gun auction from event featuring Cathy McMorris Rodgers

The Stevens County Republican Party halted plans to raffle a semiautomatic rifle at an event where Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers was scheduled to speak next month after outcry from her Democratic opponent.


Democratic poll lauded by Lisa Brown; Cathy McMorris Rodgers team skeptical

A poll commissioned by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has Lisa Brown running neck-and-neck with Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers in the race for Eastern Washington’s seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. McMorris Rodgers’ campaign team called the results “bogus” and noted they were reported by a Democratic source.


School districts in Spokane County 21-for-21 in Tuesday’s special election

Voters approved every measure on the ballot in Spokane County in Tuesday’s election. Every levy by school districts with at least 100 voters in Spokane County passed with at least 59 percent support.


Where they stand: Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Lisa Brown split on the wall, refugees and family migration

As the fate of roughly 700,000 children of undocumented immigrants living in America is debated on Capitol Hill, prompting the closure of the federal government last month, the two candidates for Eastern Washington’s seat in Congress offer up their views on immigration policy.





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