So it is interesting to note that when I'm talking local politics, the number of hits on this site just plummets. But yet I persist. And while we're more than a week out from when the ballots need to be mailed, so let's summarize the past week.
King County Proposition 1 Children and Family services Center Capital Levy - APPROVED
United States Senator - Maria Cantwell
United States Representative Congressional District No. 9 - Adam Smith
Governor - Jay Inslee
Lieutenant Governor - Bill Finkbeiner
Secretary of State - Kathleen Drew (though Kim Wyman get good marks)
State Treasurer - Jim McIntire
State Auditor - Craig Pridemore
Attorney General - Bob Ferguson
Commissioner of Public Lands - Peter Goldmark
Superintendent of Public Instruction - Randy Dorn
Insurance Commissioner - Mike Kreidler
State Legislative District No. 11, State Senator - Bob Hasegawa
State Legislative District No. 11, Representative Position No. 1 - Jim Flynn
State Legislative District No. 11, Representative Position No.2 - Bobby Virk (though Stephanie Bowman is also good).
State Supreme Court - Justice Position No. 2 - Susan Owens
State Supreme Court - Justice Position No.8 - Steve Gonzalez
State Supreme Court - Justice Position No.9 - Bruce Hilyer
Superior Court Judge Position No. 25 - Elizabeth Berns
Superior Court Judge Position No. 29 - Sean O'Donnell
Superior Court Judge Position No.30 - Doug North
Superior Court Judge Position No.42 - Sue Parisien
Superior Court Judge Position No.46 - Gary Ernsdorff
And that wraps us until the NEXT big collection of elections in the fall. I know, you're as excited as I am.
Back in Arkansas - Amount of time it took me after arriving to see the first mockingbird: about three hours. --John R.
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