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Listen Now: Barbra Streisand Partners with GLAAD on a Message to LGBTQ Voters

Barbra Streisand
Entertainment
Global icon Barbra Streisand just released a message for LGBTQ people and allies to vote tomorrow, November 6, during the midterm election. ...
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Free Ballot Return Postage for All 39 Counties in Washington State

Politics Local
Registered voters throughout Washington will soon be receiving ballots for the Aug. 7 Primary Election. Voters in every county can return their ballots via the U.S. Postal Service without having to pay for a stamp. ...
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Progressive Krystal S. Marx: Running and Winning in Burien

Krystal Marx campaign photo with her family.
Editorial
I wish I could say that my decision to run for local office had a loftier beginning, but I have heard that people don’t like it when their elected officials lie. To that end, I want to share with you what it was like to decide to run. ...
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Seattle is Guaranteed a Female Mayor: Jenny Durkan, Cary Moon, Nikkita Oliver Take Top Three Spots

Nikkita Oliver speaks at a block party in Seattle
Politics Local
It's been over nine decades since Seattle has had a female mayor, but that dry spell is about to see some rain as two powerhouse politicos take the driver's seat on the November ballot. ...
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Candidate Filing Week in Washington State Begins May 15

Politics Local
To many Washington residents, it’s just another week of waiting for summer. But to a select few, it represents the first step toward a life of public service. Candidate Filing Week in Washington state begins Monday, May 15. ...
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King County Elections Tests Pre-paid Postage for February Special Election

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Politics Local
King County Elections is testing pre-paid postage with the February 14 special elections in the City of Maple Valley and the Shoreline School District. ...
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Hillary Clinton’s Concession Speech: Full Transcript

Politics
The following is a full transcript of Secretary Hillary Clinton's remarks as she conceded the presidential election to Donald Trump. ...
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Honest Elections: Newly Passed Bill Could Empower Marginalized Voters

The phone bank crew of The Washington Bus. Photo: Karter Booher
Politics Local
Honest Elections aims to bring transparency and accountability to local mayoral, attorney general, and city council campaigns, according to The Sightline Institute. ...
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Support Offered for Voters in Washington Wildfire Counties

Top News Politics Local
Secretary of State Kim Wyman is offering assistance to affected counties and voters as the state’s August 5 Primary Election voting period is underway. ...
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Washington Upgrades Voter Registration Program

Top News Politics Local
The Office of the Secretary of State and Washington’s 39 County Auditors are breaking new ground in the coming days as they begin updating over 53,000 voter registration records and mail voter registration information to more than 140,000 potentially eligible, but unregistered residents. ...
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