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November 8, 2011 at 6:46 PM

Election 2011: Sad sight at the Westin

The room was nearly empty at the pro-liquor initiative party early Tuesday evening. (Alan Berner/The Seattle Times)

Those expecting Costco to throw a big blow-out to celebrate/mourn the outcome of Initiative 1183,  arrived at the Westin Hotel tonight to find the election-night version of Prohibition.

No party here, just a sad little room with a podium for a press conference. A person who said he was not authorized to be quoted said the measure’s supporters wanted to keep things low-key.

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