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October 26, 2012 at 6:00 AM

Friday briefing: gender gap fizzles, Jefferson Co. spellcheck, drive-through voter registration

Good Morning. Happy Friday: What gender gap?:  The latest Elway Poll regarding Washington’s statewide races and ballot initiatives echoes what national pollsters have been seeing for a couple of weeks. Women voters, one of the most sought-after groups this election cycle, are changing their minds quite a bit. In the Elway Poll conducted Oct. 18-21,…


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September 14, 2012 at 6:00 AM

Friday briefing: Gender gap in gov race?; Ferguson in Eastern Washington; chamber v. I-1185

Happy Friday: Gubernatorial gender gap? A spokesman for Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna, Randy Pepple, has said a few times that McKenna does not face a gender gap. The gender gap, as you may gather, is the difference between the percentage of women and the percentage of men voting for a given candidate. Often, especially in…


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