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August 2, 2012 at 6:00 AM

Inslee spends more than $1 million on TV ads ahead of primary; McKenna at $800,000

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jay Inslee is outspending Republican rival Rob McKenna on TV ads in the run-up to Tuesday’s deadline for mailing in primary-election ballots. Inslee has spent more than $1 million on TV spots already, according to reports filed with the state Public Disclosure Commission. That compares with about $800,000 for McKenna. Both candidates have used their…


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July 6, 2012 at 9:59 AM

National GOP group readies $1.9 million ad buy in governor’s race

National money is starting to pour in to Washington’s closely watched governor’s race between Democrat Jay Inslee and Republican Rob McKenna. The Republican Governors Association (RGA) this week reserved an estimated $1.9 million in TV ad time across the state, according to advertising trackers working for the Inslee campaign. The purchase was also independently confirmed by Jim…


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