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Spin Control: Wrapping up loose ends from Tuesday’s primary

Candidates have to believe they can win and shouldn’t discard that faith until absolutely necessary. But neither should they tempt fate the way initiative entrepreneur turned would-be governor Tim Eyman did Tuesday night.

Eyman protests stay-at-home order

Anti-tax initiative promoter Tim Eyman rallied with dozens of supporters at the state Capitol campus Thursday in Olympia against the state’s COVID-19-related stay-home order. He stood outside the governor’s mansion with a computer, saying he had officially entered his information into the Secretary of State’s website to run for governor as a Republican against Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee.

Judge blocks Eyman’s $30 car tab measure

A King County Superior Court judge temporarily halted the Dec. 5 implementation of Initiative 976, which would limit car tabs to $30 a year, eliminate a host of programs that fund local road projects and dismantle some transit agencies.

Judge has concerns $30 car tab measure was misleading

Lawyers for cities and counties across the state are asking a King County judge to block Tim Eyman’s $30 car tab measure from taking effect, saying it was misleading and violates Washington’s Constitution.