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General Election Ballots Mailed to Washington Voters This Week

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Voters are encouraged to mail in ballots prior to Friday, Nov. 2, to ensure the envelopes are postmarked by Election Day. ...
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LGBTQ Candidates Make History in Democratic Primaries Across U.S.

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This week, Coloradans made history by choosing Jared Polis to be the Democratic gubernatorial nominee. If Polis wins in November, he would be the first openly gay governor elected in the nation. ...
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Washington to Receive Nearly $8 Million to Upgrade Elections Systems

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With the passage of the federal Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018, Washington will receive an estimated $7.9 million to enhance cybersecurity controls and replace an aging voting infrastructure. ...
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Transgender Ad Goes Viral Ahead of Debut at Republican National Convention

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An ad depicting the challenges faced by transgender people in accessing public restrooms has been viewed more than 2 million times online. ...
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A Closer Look: Who are the Democratic Superdelegates?

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Just who are these 700-plus party officeholders and insiders who automatically get delegate spots at July’s convention and can vote for whomever they want? ...
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Unanimous Supreme Court Decision: ‘One Person, One Vote’

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The challenge would have stripped representation for a broad swath of people, including LGBT people, immigrants, people of color, families with children, the formerly incarcerated, and those living with disabilities. ...
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Bipartisan Bill Would Automatically Register Voters in Washington State

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Proposed SB 6379/HB 2682 would automatically register eligible voters who have an enhanced driver’s license, commercial driver’s license or apply for benefits for certain programs ...
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Human Rights Campaign Endorses Hillary Clinton for President

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HRC has announced its endorsement of Hillary Clinton for President. Clinton also has a long record as a champion for LGBT rights both in the U.S. and, notably, around the globe. ...
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Study Shows Sanders’ Image Up Among Dems; Clinton Still Maintains Edge

Sen. Bernie Sanders, of Vermont,, left, and Hillary Rodham Clinton laugh during the CNN Democratic presidential debate, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
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While Clinton's current score is about par for the course, Sanders is his highest to date, as he has become more familiar to the party faithful. ...
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Hillary Clinton Outlines LGBT Commitment in New Brief

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A new brief from the Clinton camp reads: "..we must stand firm and keep fighting until every American can not only marry, but also live, work, pray, learn and raise a family free from discrimination and prejudice." ...
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