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November 21, 2012 at 6:00 AM

Wednesday politics: counties with highest voter turnout, Pierce Co. voting, Nate Silver in Doonesbury

Happy Day Before Turkey Day. One for the number nerds: Amid all the pre-election surmising about which Washington counties might have the highest — highest! — turnout, one expert in the Secretary of State’s office quipped that with marijuana legalization on the ballot, a good bet is that voters in Jefferson and San Juan counties’ woulds…


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November 8, 2012 at 5:37 PM

Inslee slightly expands lead over McKenna as more ballots counted

Democrat Jay Inslee slightly increased his lead in the governor’s race in updated vote tallies released Thursday afternoon, further complicating Republican Rob McKenna’s path to victory. Inslee led McKenna statewide by 56,849 votes out of nearly 2.3 million ballots counted as of 5:15 p.m. Thursday — a lead of 51.2 percent to 48.8 percent. Wednesday, Inslee More

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