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August 7, 2013 at 7:09 PM

What readers are saying about the 2013 primary election

A selection of reader comments on primary election news stories: On the mayoral race “Hmmm… decisions decisions…. So should I vote for the really liberal guy or the really liberal guy?” Comment by POKYHOMT, Seattle, on November showdown looms for Murray, McGinn “If conservatives in Seattle are so unhappy with the choice between ‘a really liberal guy and…

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November 7, 2012 at 1:09 PM

What readers are saying about Election 2012

A selection of reader comments on election news stories: Updated 2:00 p.m. On the presidential race “The 47% has spoken!!!!!!!!!!” Comment by girl power, WA, on Obama’s lease renewed despite tough economic times “From now on, Obama and his supporters have no one to blame anymore. This is his second term and if the deficit and unemployment continue to…

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November 6, 2012 at 9:15 PM

In one word, how do you feel about the legalization of marijuana?

Washington voters have said yes to legal recreational use of marijuana. In one word, how do you feel about it? Update 10:45 p.m.: Thanks for the overwhelming response! We are no longer accepting submissions. See others’ responses below. #submission_box {display:none} [do action=”tudecloud” cloudid=”Pot” count=”70″ fontsize=”48″/]

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November 6, 2012 at 1:06 PM

Word cloud: How do you feel as we await election results?

As we count down to the voting deadline for an election with landmark initiatives and tight races at both the state and national level, help us gauge the mood out there. Update 10:45 p.m.: Thanks for the overwhelming response! We are no longer accepting submissions. See others’ responses below. #submission_box {display:none} [do action=”tudecloud” cloudid=”Election” count=”70″ fontsize=”18″/]

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November 5, 2012 at 5:30 PM

Have you voted? Share pictures

Pick up a copy of Tuesday’s Seattle Times newspaper to get your “I Voted!” sticker, or download the image here. Take a picture of yourself or friends wearing the sticker and email it to our public Flickr account (see instructions below). We’ll post a selection online. [do action=”custom_iframe” url=”http://storify.com/theseattletimes/i-voted/slideshow” width=”620″ height=”600″ frameborder=”0″ style=”border: 1px solid #000″][/do] Guidelines: – Put…

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