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August 6, 2013 at 5:54 PM

King County expects low voter turnout, results about 8:15 p.m.

Logan Trabue bundles ballots at the King County Elections headquarters in Renton during the state primaries Tuesday morning. (John Lok / The Seattle Times) Workers process ballots at the King County Elections headquarters in Renton on Tuesday afternoon. (John Lok / The Seattle Times) With Seattle’s mayoral race and a King County parks levy hanging…


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April 30, 2013 at 1:36 PM

McGinn’s learning curve, Harrell’s applause line: takeaways from Monday mayoral debate

Monday’s mayoral forum in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood was a rapid-fire affair, with plenty of “lightning round” questions that had candidates displaying hastily jotted answers on giant sketchpads. The frenzied pace and eight-candidate field made it hard for anyone to emerge as a clear favorite, but there were some notable moments. Here…


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