Washington State House Democrats


The Daily E-Clips – Primary Election Results


2 GOP House candidates to face off for 1st time in state history
Few surprises in Washington primary election
Lewis-McChord will not host unaccompanied minors
Washington farm labor group seeking apple workers
Wash. state out to kill nutria on Capitol Lake
Money allocated for fighting fires to run out
Wildfire danger in southeast Washington
Devil’s Elbow Complex fire threatens homes on Colville Reservation
Tim Sheldon, maverick Washington state senator, caught up in tight race

Aberdeen Daily World
Strong showings for incumbent lawmakers; opponents clear (Blake, Takko, Van De Wege, Tharinger)
Hospital measure passes by a wide margin
Raines advances, Smith & Olson too close to call for second spot
Challenger holds slight lead in race for Pacific County prosecutor
Assessor in a tight battle to advance to November
McCleary voters shut down police levies

Bainbridge Island Review
Sen. Rolfes named ‘Legislator of the Year’ by education leaders (Rolfes)
Hansen prevails in Primary Election over Olsen (Hansen)

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
Van Werven, Sidhu likely to face off to replace Overstreet

Incumbents Wylie, Moeller advance in 49th
Editorial: In Our View: Stop Kicking Can, Fix Roads (nat’l)

The Daily News
Brian Blake to face Hugh Fleet in November (Blake)

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Congressional incumbents cruising to general election
Leaders emerge in three legislative districts (LD 10, 32, 38, 39, 44)
Editorial: The other way to get ‘elected’

Federal Way Mirror
First round of Metro bus cuts to begin Sept. 27

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Close race for 35th District Senate seat
26th District: Schlicher leads incumbent (Haigh)

Maple Valley Reporter
Incumbents lead in 5th and 47th districts primary election results

News Tribune (subscription required)
Gallup Poll says state drop in uninsured is fourth best since federal health mandate began
Republicans have strong showing in key state Senate races (Green, Fey, Jinkins, Eide)
Editorial: Crops shouldn’t take a back seat to oil shipments

Olympian (subscription required)
Bowling leads, Sen. Sheldon holding second place in key 35th district Senate race with votes left to count (Haigh)
U.S. Rep. Heck holds nearly double-digit lead on Joyce McDonald in first-day vote returns
Open government coalition honors Olympia planning commissioner
Krugman: Financial reform working better than it seems
Editorial: Federal marijuana policy is outdated, confusing

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Pam Roach in tight race to retain her Senate seat (Chopp, Habib, Kline)
Gallup: Washington 4th in reducing uninsured residents
Editorial: Heed former governors on McCleary education case
Column: As border children seek safety, some leaders show cowardice

Seattle Weekly
Bellingham Dog Makes Mockery of Political Process, Wins Our Hearts In the Process

Skagit Valley Herald
Primary results for other races on the ballot
State seeks comment on proposed in-water rule changes

Spokesman Review
Christian out; McCaslin and Wilhite qualify in 4th District
McMorris Rodgers will face Pakootas
Republican incumbents carry the day in local races
Spokane city budget proposal boosts police resources
WSU to open store in downtown Spokane
Curlew Lake tiger musky state record pending
Editorial: Spokane smart to remove ‘crime box’ from job applications

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Editorial: New school year brings new approaches to local education

Washington Post
Editorial: Tobacco taxes could use a big dose of uniformity


Prop. 1 Seattle park district leading, other primary election results
Election Results
Personnel records reveal ferry worker had troubled history with WSF
Feds stop public disclosure of many serious hospital errors

Seattle Park District passing; see other primary vote counts
See more Washington primary election results
New Seattle police chief outlines crime-fighting plan

Early returns show Seattle voters approve new park district

In Historic First, Two Republicans Advancing In Wash. Congressional Race
Carlton Complex Fire Now 90 Percent Contained

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO FM)
Seattle’s park proposition passing in early election results

NW Public Radio
How Drones Could Make Forest Restoration Easier
More Delays for Washington State Ferries

Q13 TV (FOX)
Seattle’s parks district proposition passing 52-48% in early returns
Plan to house immigrant children at JBLM abandoned for now
Evacuations ordered as Snag Canyon Fire near Ellensburg grows to 3,500 acres


Didier, Newhouse survive crowded primary to replace Doc Hastings
Primary voting shows state Senate could stay Republican (Chopp, Kline)

HDC Advance
It can wait (Texting and driving)

Primary Election Live Blog: Liars Lose, Prop 1 Winning! (Chopp, Sheldon)
S&P Report: Extreme Income Inequality Is Dampening US Economic Growth

Tea Party Candidates Best GOP Establishment in 1st and 4th US Congressional Districts (Chopp)

Seattle P.I.
A Democratic star is born in the 37th District
The Legislature: Senate veterans Roach and Sheldon in trouble (Habib, Green)
Speaker Frank Chopp overwhelms Socialist Alternative challenger (Chopp)
Gallup: Washington 4th best in USA at reducing uninsured

What Last Night’s Primary Results Say About Seattle Voters, Parks, Jess Spear, and Olympia