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2 Candidates From Republican Party Will Face Off In General Election For House Seat For First Time In Washington History

For the first time in Washington history, two candidates from the same party will face off in a general election for a U.S. House seat.


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State Releases Draft Rules For Pot Industry

Officials in Washington state took their first stab at setting rules for the state’s new marijuana industry Thursday, nearly eight months after voters here legalized pot for adults.


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It’s Election Filing Week

Those hoping to hold public office have to declare their intentions this week. Candidates for local, state and federal office must file online, in person or by mail by end of the day Friday.

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In Wash., The Latino Vote Rises In Importance

If pollster Matt Barreto is right, then Latino voters in Washington were one of the key factors in Gov.-elect Jay Inslee’s win over Republican candidate Rob McKenna.


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Exit Poll: Liberals, Women Help Obama Win Washington

SEATTLE (AP) — A look at preliminary results from exit polling in Washington state conducted by Edison Media Research for The Associated Press and television networks: ___ SAME-SEX MARRIAGE: There were political and religious divides among […]

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5 Things To Know About Today’s Election In Our State

Marijuana legalization, gay marriage and a Republican governor are just three of the five major issues with this year’s election.

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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.

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Ore. County Lawyer: So Far, Vote Tampering Limited

With the election heading into its final hours, the extent to which a Clackamas County election worker possibly tampered with ballots remains a mystery, potentially casting doubt on the legitimacy of the outcomes in close races.


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Big Names And Big Money Define This Year’s Elections

This has been the year of big names and big money for Washington’s election. A record $157 million has poured into state-level races, including funds from Bill Gates, Paul Allen, Rick Steves and Amazon’s Jeff Bezos.


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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.

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