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August 7, 2014 at 6:22 PM

Celis pushes ahead of Sutherland in 1st District primary

The latest round of ballot counting on Thursday pushed Republican candidate Pedro Celis into second place in the 1st Congressional District primary, making it more likely the favored candidate of the Republican Party establishment will advance to the November general election. Celis, a former Microsoft engineer, had been in third place in Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s totals,…


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September 28, 2012 at 10:54 AM

Koster offers two explanations for budget ‘no’ votes

In The Seattle Times editorial board meeting Wednesday, 1st District Congressional candidate John Koster, a Republican, said he voted against five of six state budgets as a lawmaker in the second half of the 1990s because he hadn’t had a chance to read them. Koster’s explanation is important as he seeks to make himself a…


Comments | More in Politics Northwest, State budget, U.S. House of Representatives | Topics: 1st District, Congress, John Koster