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August 7, 2014 at 6:37 PM

District 35: Travis Couture concedes as Sen. Sheldon holds onto second

Election results updated¬†Thursday evening¬†gave us new numbers in a some area legislative primaries, and at least one candidate has conceded. Democratic state Sen. Tim Sheldon is holding steady in second place in District 35 behind Democratic challenger Irene Bowling. Bowling leads with 35.2 percent to Sheldon’s 33.4 percent. Republican Travis Couture, in third place with…

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March 10, 2014 at 4:20 PM

Activist Pramila Jayapal to run for state Senate

Activist Pramila Jayapal, who created an organization called Hate Free Zone after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks to bring local Muslims and non-Muslims together, has announced plans to run for the 37th Legislative District Senate seat Adam Kline will vacate at the end of the year. For Jayapal, 48, this is her first run for…

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