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Two Washington Democratic political power players announce retirements

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OLYMPIA—Senate Majority Leader Andy Billig (D-Spokane) and Senate President Pro Tempore Karen Keiser (D-Des Moines), two high ranking policy makers who have shaped Washington politics for at least a decade, announce they will be leaving the legislature this year. Appointed to fill an open seat in the Washington State House of Representatives in 1995, then-candidate […]

Dolly Parton to visit Washington to celebrate success of Imagination Library

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OLYMPIA, August 6, 2023—On August 15, legendary icon, musician, and philanthropist Dolly Parton will visit Washington State to celebrate achieving statewide coverage of the Imagination Library. All Washington children from birth to age five can now register to receive one book every month, for free, from Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. August 15 will also be […]

Lynnwood Times travels to Olympia to discuss key issues

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OLYMPIA, Wash., February 26, 2023—Lynnwood Times journalists traveled to the state capitol, Olympia, on February 16, to meet with lawmakers, elected officials, and Governor Jay Inslee himself during a visit to the Governor’s Mansion. The day was brought, in part, by the Allied Daily Newspapers of Washington, Washington Newspaper Publishers Association (WNPA), and the Washington […]

Democrats Liias and Heck clash in spirited Lt. Governor debate

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By Lynnwood Times Staff Congressman Denny Heck and State Senator Marko Liias met one-on-one in a debate Thursday night. The Washington Lt. Governor race is an already peculiar one since it features two Democrats. The state primary system advances the top two vote-getters to the general election regardless of party and the Republicans who ran […]

Election 2020: Washington State Lt. Governor Q&A

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By Mario Lotmore | Lynnwood Times Staff Ahead of the Nov. 3 general election, the Lynnwood Times sent three questions to the Washington State Lt. Governor candidates. Those candidates were: Denny Heck and  Marko Liias. According the the Public Disclosure Commission, as of October 20, Heck raised $ 1,079,919.21 and Liias raised $295,283.80. All general election candidates […]

Joshua Freed official write-in candidate for WA state Lt. Governor race

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By Mario Lotmore | Lynnwood Times Staff Editor’s Note: For clarification, at the time of this article, the Unity Tour of Washington state was not finalize and was in a conceptual stage. The intended purpose of this tour was for candidates to share a message of togetherness for all Washingtonians. On Monday, August 17, former […]

2020 Primary results: Highest turnout in 56 years

By Alec Dietz | Lynnwood Times Staff With its highest voter turnout in a primary in years, Snohomish County’s election results from the Washington State Primary elections are in as of Aug. 18 around noon. Snohomish County saw 53.76% of its registered voters submit ballots, up from 33.57% in the 2016 primaries and 37.03% in […]

Washington State Lt. Governor Election 2020 Q&A

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Washington State Lt. Governor Election 2020 Q&A to candidates.By Mario Lotmore | Lynnwood Times Staff Ahead of the Aug. 4 primary election, the Lynnwood Times sent four questions to the four Washington State Lt. Governor candidates who raised at least $20,000 by July 19. Those candidates were: Denny Heck, Marko Liias, Marty McClendon, and Ann […]

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