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February 18, 2014 at 6:28 PM

Republican Rep. Jay Rodne won’t run unopposed this year

Washington State Rep. Jay Rodne, R-Snoqualmie, an outspoken critic of Gov. Jay Inslee’s recent death-penalty moratorium, ran unopposed in his last election after trouncing two different Democratic candidates in 2010 and 2008. But he won’t go unopposed this November: Democratic challenger Essie Hicks of Issaquah announced today she will run for the Legislative…

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July 9, 2012 at 4:04 PM

Dino Rossi appointed to his old state Senate seat

Dino Rossi, the unsuccessful Republican gubernatorial and U.S. Senate candidate who started his political career as an Eastside state lawmaker, is headed back to his old Senate seat — for five months, anyway. Rossi was officially appointed Monday to serve out the remainder of former Sen. Cheryl Pflug’s term in the 5th Legislative District. Pflug, a…

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Comments | More in homepage, State Legislature | Topics: 5th Legislative District, Cheryl Pflug, Dino Rossi