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Convention chaos after WSRP attempts to pull gubernatorial endorsement vote

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SPOKANE—The Washington State Republican Party (WSRP) candidate committee had a chaotic endorsement process for its statewide gubernatorial candidate at the political organization’s state convention in Spokane on April 19, moving to pull the endorsement vote of candidates Semi Bird and Dave Reichert from the race for Washington State Governor. The crowd of nearly 2,000 delegates […]

‘Semi’ serious: Will Bird’s candidacy clip Reichert’s wings?

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Campaign victories go to those who do the work to earn the win; party endorsements should be endowed by the same measure, but Republican gubernatorial candidate Semi Bird hasn’t earned that honor through hard work and delivering results. Politics is a blood sport.  It is a zero-sum game defined by clear winners and clear losers.  […]

Controversial Republican figure Loren Culp may be expelled from WASPC

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LACEY, Wash., April 4, 2024—The Washington Association of Sheriffs & Police Chiefs (WASPC) sent a letter to failed 2020 Washington state Republican gubernatorial and 2022 Congressional candidate, Loren Culp, proposing to expel him from his WASPC membership after making a series of offensive social media posts. WASPC membership is not a requirement to licensure of […]

Culp campaign drops suit against Wyman, questions her commitment to election integrity

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By Mario Lotmore | Lynnwood Times Staff Friday, January 15, 2021 – The Culp for Governor campaign withdrew its case against Secretary of State Kim Wyman and several county auditors demanding an audit of Washington’s 2020 General Election just before midnight last night. The notice of dismissal was filed “with prejudice,” meaning the lawsuit cannot […]

Culp campaign claims Wyman allowed 900,000 to vote in state illegally

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By Mario Lotmore | Lynnwood Times Staff December 4, 2020 – Today in a 2 p.m. live broadcast on the Culp for Governor campaign Facebook page, Stephen Pidgeon, accompanied by Loren Culp, alleged that 886,161 votes cast in the 2020 gubernatorial election appear to be from voters not registered in the Washington state’s voter registration […]

2020 Gubernatorial debate: Inslee blames Trump, Culp takes aim at Inslee’s record

Washington Gubernatorial Debate

By Lynnwood Times Staff Olympia, Wash., October 7, 2020 – TVW Studios in Olympia was the scene of Washington state’s only gubernatorial debate between Governor Jay Inslee (D) and Police Chief Loren Culp (R). The event was sponsored by AARP of Washington and Seattle CityClub. The moderators for the debate were: Essex Porter, KIRO 7, […]

Culp’s missing voter statement

Loren Culp

By Lynnwood Times Staff In a July 13 press release, the Washington Office of the Secretary of State issued the following response to gubernatorial candidate Loren Culp’s omitted candidate statement from the online voters’ guide. “On May 24, gubernatorial candidate Loren Culp’s campaign manager Christopher Gergen submitted via email a candidate statement to the Office of […]

Washington Gubernatorial Debate

Lynnwood Times Gubernatorial Debate

Join us here or on the Lynnwood Times Facebook page at 8 p.m. on October 7, 2020 for a free and virtual live streaming debate for Washington’s Gubernatorial race with Loren Culp (R) and Jay Inslee (D). The governorship in Washington is a four-year term. Hear directly from Washington’s gubernatorial candidates by tuning into the […]

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

Joshua Freed

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 […]

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