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April 15, 2013 at 1:02 PM

Urquhart getting ready already for November election

Although it’s six months down the road, King County Sheriff John Urquhart is getting ready for the November election. He’s set to kick off his re-election campaign at a meet and greet Wednesday evening at the House of Hong in the Chinatown-International District. He has lined up some big guns for his election roll out including King County Prosecutor…


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October 31, 2012 at 3:14 PM

Sheriff’s candidate Urquhart raises 5 times more than incumbent Strachan

When it comes to campaign donations and funding, King County Sheriff candidate John Urquhart has blown away his competitor, Steve Strachan. According to filings with the state Public Disclosure Commission, Urquhart has raised almost $183,000, including $125,500 he contributed himself. His total campaign spending has been almost $170,000. King County Sheriff Steve Strachan, on the other hand, has…


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