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Will Seattle Voters Toss Mayor Out Again?

Several high-profile challengers are hoping to make Mike McGinn the second straight Seattle mayor to be ousted in the primary election.

CBS Seattle–08/06/2013

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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.

CBS Seattle–05/13/2013

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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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High Court Rejects Parties’ Appeal Of Washington’s Top-Two Primary

The Supreme Court has declined to take a new look at Washington state’s top-two primary system amid complaints from political parties that it interferes with their rights.

CBS Seattle–10/01/2012

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Wash. Justices Owens, Gonzalez Retain Seats

Washington Supreme Court Justices Susan Owens and Steve Gonzalez easily retained their seats in Tuesday’s primary, while Seattle appeals lawyer Sheryl Gordon McCloud and former Justice Richard Sanders were leading a crowded field seeking to replace the retiring Tom Chambers.

08/08/2012

Former Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels (C) talks with reporters along with U.S. Conference of Mayors president and Miami Mayor Manuel Diaz (L) and other members of the conference outside the West Wing after meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House February 20, 2009 in Washington, DC.  (credit: Chip Somodevilla/GettyImages)

Secretary Of State: Wyman, Likely Drew In Fall

Republican Kim Wyman has advanced to the fall election in the secretary of state’s race, where she’ll likely meet Democrat Kathleen Drew.

08/08/2012

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DelBene Emerges From Costly 1st District Primary

Former Microsoft executive Suzan DelBene emerged from a caustic and costly primary campaign Tuesday, vanquishing a slate of other Democrats with a flood of advertisements funded in part by her own wealth.

08/08/2012

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WA Justices Owens and Gonzalez Retain Seats

Washington Supreme Court Justices Susan Owens and Steve Gonzalez easily retained their seats in Tuesday’s primary, while Seattle appeals lawyer Sheryl Gordon McCloud and former Justice Richard Sanders were leading a crowded field seeking to replace the retiring Tom Chambers.

08/07/2012

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DelBene Emerges From Expensive 1st District Primary

Former Microsoft executive Suzan DelBene emerged from a caustic and costly primary campaign Tuesday, vanquishing a slate of other Democrats with a flood of advertisements funded in part by her own wealth.

08/07/2012

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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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