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Cantwell Clinches Third Term

Democrat US Sen. Maria Cantwell clinches re-election, beats GOP newcomer for third term.

CBS Seattle–11/06/2012

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Sen. Cantwell Expected To Easily Win Third Term

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell is likely to clinch her third term in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, while the race for one Washington’s redrawn congressional districts remains a toss-up.

CBS Seattle–11/06/2012

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Battle Is On For Control Of State Senate

Whether Republicans or Democrats take control of the state Senate next year will be up to voters in a handful of districts.

CBS Seattle–11/06/2012

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State Sets Record For Registered Voters

The Secretary of State’s office has announced that 3.9 million people registered to vote this year, marking a new record.

CBS Seattle–11/02/2012

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Governor’s Race Going Down To The Wire

Undecided voters could be the deciding factor in the governor’s race in Washington state, where a new poll shows a close match between Democrat Jay Inslee and Republican Rob McKenna in the campaign’s final days.

CBS Seattle–11/01/2012

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McKenna Sees Get-Out-The-Vote As Key To Election

Republican Rob McKenna says Washington governor’s race will come down to how well each side gets out the vote.

CBS Seattle–10/29/2012

The Final Presidential Debate

CBS Seattle–10/22/2012

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US Attorneys Monitor Election Complaints In Washington

The Justice Department’s top officials in Washington state have appointed prosecutors to monitor complaints of election fraud and voting rights abuses.

CBS Seattle–10/22/2012