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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 surges in fundraising, but Cathy McMorris Rodgers widens money margin in Congress race

Both camps are claiming unprecedented interest and donations in the race to represent Eastern Washington in Congress. The contest between the House of Representatives’ fourth-ranking Republican and the former Democratic leader of the Washington Senate has already drawn interest nationwide.


Independent Eric Agnew drops congressional bid, leaving McMorris Rodgers and Brown in the race

The candidate cited intense interest and big money as his reasons for dropping a long-shot bid to contest the seat Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers has held since 2005.


MLK rally speakers call out Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ hecklers

While it’s intended to be a celebration and remembrance for the late reverend, Spokane’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Rally and March quickly turned political when two candidates vying for a seat in the House of Representatives took the stage


Paul Ryan-backed super PAC supporting Cathy McMorris Rodgers in 2018 contest

The Congressional Leadership Fund has selected Eastern Washington as one of 27 sites for field offices, intended to drum up support for Republicans ahead of the 2018 midterms. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is the highest-profile Republican to date who will receive support from the group, which has promised to spend $100 million in this campaign cycle to maintain the party’s control of both houses of Congress.


McMorris Rodgers makes final push for tax reform as Congress nears vote on divisive proposal

The fourth-ranking Republican in the House of Representatives continues her pitch for the tax plan, which she says will put more money in the wallets of Americans. Democrats remain wary, and independent analysis of the plan indicates soaring deficits that could trigger automatic spending cuts if Congress doesn’t act quickly after passing the bill, which is expected this week.


West Valley School District asking voters for two tax levies

Voters in the West Valley School District will decide the fate of two tax proposals in February.


Spin Control: Elway Poll shows rural, urban voters divided on issues, each other

Elway Poll shows some deep divides in Washington by geography and party.


Spokane Public Schools prepares to ask voters for levy in February

Spokane Public Schools will ask voters to approve a new, cheaper maintenance and operation levy in February’s special election.


Matthew Sutherland drops bid challenging Cathy McMorris Rodgers, backs Lisa Brown

The Washington State University alumnus will turn his attention to state-level politics, as Brown ramps up a run to unseat Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers next year with the backing of national political strategists.


McMorris Rodgers’ seat in Congress targeted by national Democrats emboldened by recent electoral wins

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee added Washington’s 5th district to its list of 91 contests nationwide it believes are winnable to take back control of the House of Representatives. The designation doesn’t necessarily mean national Democrats will start spending money in the district, but signifies renewed interest from the left in a seat that has been occupied by a Republican since 1994.





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