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Your Ballot May Need Two Stamps

As more than 3 million Washington voters finish filling out their ballots in the state’s first presidential all-mail election, some should put two stamps on envelopes in counties where the ballot weighs more than an ounce. But don’t worry if the postage is short; the Postal Service always delivers.

CBS Seattle–10/19/2012

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Gay Marriage Supporters Raised $1.7M in August

According to filings posted this week, Washington United for Marriage has raised a total of $7.4 million in its campaign, compared to the more than $525,000 raised by Preserve Marriage Washington, which is trying to overturn the new law.

09/12/2012

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Top Charter School Organizations Eye WA

Some of the most successful charter school organizations in the nation say they would like to open schools in Washington state if voters approve the charter initiative on the November ballot.

09/03/2012

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McKenna, Inslee, Advance to WA General Election

Republican Attorney General Rob McKenna and Democratic former U.S. Rep. Jay Inslee advanced through Washington state’s primary Tuesday night and will face each other on the November ballot for governor.

08/07/2012

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The State Primary Is Underway

Updated 8/7/12 6:39 a.m. OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington voters have a crowded primary ballot to decide on, choosing which candidates to advance to the general election in dozens of races ranging from governor to […]

CBS Seattle–08/06/2012

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WA Charter Schools Petition Nets 350K Ballot Signers

Supporters of charter schools submitted more than enough signatures Friday in their efforts to put the initiative on the November ballot, shifting the work to persuading Washington voters it will be good for students.

07/07/2012

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Washington Voters To Decide On Same-Sex Marriage

With Washington state’s new law permitting gay marriage officially headed to the ballot, voters in the state will once again weigh in on the debate over same-sex couples and marriage rights.

06/17/2012

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Referendum 74 Qualifies To Be On Ballot This November

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A referendum on gay marriage in Washington state has qualified for the ballot. The secretary of state’s office announced Tuesday that Referendum 74 passed the signature-verification process that has been taking […]

CBS Seattle–06/13/2012