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November 7, 2012 at 2:25 PM

Finkbeiner concedes Lt. Governor’s race

Republican Bill Finkbeiner on Wednesday conceded that Democratic Lt. Gov. Brad Owen won re-election. Owen was leading former state Senate Republican Leader Finkbeiner by about 54 percent to 46 percent in incomplete returns. “The voters have chosen to keep Brad Owen in as the Lieutenant Governor. I have a lot of respect for Brad,” Finkbeiner said in…


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September 12, 2012 at 4:11 PM

A ‘Battle of the Bands’ in Lt. Gov. race?

In a busy political year like 2012, how do you get anyone to pay attention to the lowly contest for Lt. Governor? Well, Republican candidate Bill Finkbeiner has cut a music video — with the help of some Seattle grunge rock stalwarts. With former Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic and producer Jack Endino, Finkbeiner recorded a…


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