More than 100 reporters, photographers, designers and other staffers signed a letter protesting The Seattle Times Co.’s decision to support the campaigns of Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna and a gay marriage referendum.
Washington’s gubernatorial candidates agreed Tuesday night that increasing taxes isn’t something they would do as governor, and said during their final debate that more money needs to go to public schools and universities but sparred over a proposed tax plan to equalize the way Washington homeowners pay for public schools.
The state’s candidates for governor face off Tuesday night in Seattle for their final debate before the November election. Inslee leads the latest Elway Poll but within the margin of error.
Democrat Jay Inslee and Republican Rob McKenna will discuss the issues Thursday night in Seattle. The event will begin at 9:00pm, shortly after the conclusion of the vice presidential debate.
Republican Rob McKenna and Democrat Jay Inslee sparred over taxes, immigration and health insurance Tuesday in the third debate of their tight race for governor. Recent polls show Inslee has opened a slight lead in this Democratic-leaning state. Both candidates are seeking to replace Democrat Chris Gregoire, who did not seek a third term.
Former President Bill Clinton came to Seattle on Saturday hoping to perform the same trick for Washington’s Democratic candidate for governor that he did for President Barack Obama at the Democratic National Convention: giving a big boost in a tight race.
Washington gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna said Tuesday he will not release any of his tax returns, dismissing the matter as a distraction from important policy discussions.
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.
Republican Attorney General Rob McKenna and Democratic former U.S. Rep. Jay Inslee are poised to advance to one of the country’s most competitive governor’s races as voters return their ballots Tuesday in Washington state’s primary.
A spokesman for Attorney General Rob McKenna says that the Republican candidate for governor disagrees with the Boy Scouts’ recent reaffirmation of its national policy to exclude gays from its ranks.