2014 elections

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Oregon Voters Reject Labeling Of Modified Foods

Oregon voters on Tuesday rejected the labeling of genetically modified foods following the most expensive ballot measure campaign in state history.

CBS Seattle–11/05/2014

U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Incumbent McMorris Rodgers Wins 5th District Bid

U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers has won her re-election bid in eastern Washington’s large 5th Congressional District

CBS Seattle–11/04/2014

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Rival Gun Measures To Be Decided In Washington

Voters decide Tuesday whether to increase the number of background checks on gun sales and transfers conducted in Washington state

CBS Seattle–11/04/2014

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Initiative Would Limit Class Sizes In Washington

Voters in Washington state will decide the fate of an initiative that would limit class sizes in Washington, a measure critics have said would put severe pressure on the state’s already strapped budget.

CBS Seattle–11/04/2014

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Election Could Decide Control Of Washington Senate

The key question hanging over legislative races Tuesday is which party will lead the state Senate for the next two years, a result that will have a role in defining the second-half of Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee’s term.

CBS Seattle–11/04/2014

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Seattle Voters Asked To Support Free Preschool

Seattle voters are being asked to approve a new property tax to support free preschool for low-income 3- and 4-year-olds.

CBS Seattle–11/04/2014

Rep. Mike Simpson fended off a conservative challenger; Sen. Jim Risch and Rep. Raul Labrador also won their respective GOP primaries. (Getty Images)

Simpson, Risch, Labrador Win Idaho GOP Primaries 

Rep. Mike Simpson fended off a conservative challenger who drew early support from anti-tax advocates.


File photo of people gathered outside of the Washington state capitol building in Olympia, Wash. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

5 Things To Watch In The State Legislature This Year

Washington lawmakers return to the Capitol on Monday, and while they don’t have to grapple with a budget shortfall for the first time in several years, they still face pressing issues over funding for education and transportation.

CBS Seattle–01/13/2014