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November 19, 2012 at 3:08 PM

Snohomish County again proves a bellwether in governor’s race

Snohomish County has again lived up to its uncanny reputation for closely predicting the outcome of gubernatorial races in Washington. With ballot counting nearly finished, Democratic Governor-elect Jay Inslee beat Republican Rob McKenna by 51.3% to 48.7% statewide. In Snohomish County, Inslee leads McKenna 51.1% to 48.9%. That’s just .2 percent off the statewide mark —…


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