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Vote out the ‘lap dogs’ ● Boeing’s China plant ● Census power grab

ELECTION DAY Tuesday, November 6, 2018   LOCAL ELECTIONS   ► In today’s (Everett) Herald — Be a part of history and get your ballot in (editorial) — Voter turnout is expected to reach 75 percent or better for today’s election. Be a part of it. ALSO at The Stand — It’s Election Day. Your voice matters. VOTE! — If you […]

Massive voter turnout ● Life/death on the ballot ● More work in Bellingham

Monday, November 5, 2018   ELECTION   ► In today’s (Everett) Herald — Massive voter turnout marks end of volatile election year — With so much at stake up and down the ballot, turnout is expected to eclipse 75 percent. ALSO at The Stand — Issues matter. Your voice matters. VOTE! — Tomorrow (Tuesday) is Election Day. That means voters […]

More Shea refunds ● Marriott’s unhappy scabs ● What’s Going On… Tuesday

Friday, November 2, 2018   ELECTION   ► In the NW Labor Press — Republican operative sends counterfeit union mailings to mislead Washington voters — Republicans in several closely-fought Washington electoral races stooped to a new low this year: sending out mailings with labor organization logos to trick voters into writing in the names of candidates who aren’t running … […]

Yuge turnout ● Are YOU funding Matt Shea? ● Sign up for health care

Thursday, November 1, 2018   VOTE!   ► In today’s Spokesman-Review — Ballot returns top 100,000 in Spokane County — Spokane County voters continue to send in their ballots in record numbers, with the totals received through the mail and from drop boxes topping 105,000 earlier than any previous election. That includes presidential elections as […]

Name names in sneaky ads ● ‘No one will stop me’ ● Sick and tired drivers

Wednesday, October 31, 2018   ELECTION   ► In today’s Seattle Times — A good idea to cut down on sneaky campaign ads (by Melissa Santos) — Predictably, voters across the state are receiving some wildly sneaky mailers leading up to the Nov. 6 election. In the future, stricter disclosure of who’s paying for dishonest ads could […]

Gonzalez endorsed ● ‘Pissed off’ in Montana ● NLRB vs. union pickets

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 ONE WEEK UNTIL ELECTION DAY!   ELECTION   ► From the NW News Network — How much will a name help — or hurt — in a race for state Supreme Court? — Six years ago, Steven Gonzalez’s last name likely cost him votes in his first race for the Washington State Supreme […]

Poisoned America ● 42-year-old OT pay rules ● Why we can’t have nice things

Monday, October 29, 2018   DOMESTIC TERRORISM   ► In today’s NY Times — The hate poisoning America (editorial) — The suspects in Pittsburgh, Florida and Kentucky are responsible for their own actions. Maniacs have always existed in dark crevices of American life, and no amount of public condemnation will ever stop them from developing poisonous […]

Charter schools upheld ● Domestic terror ● Pre-existing voting records

Thursday, October 25, 2018   THIS WASHINGTON   ► BREAKING from KUOW — Washington Supreme Court upholds most of charter school law — The Washington Supreme Court has upheld most of the state law that funds charter schools. In a split decision issued Thursday, the court struck down a portion of the law that deals with collective […]

Morgan in the muck ● This is ‘mob rule’ ● The Hack Gap

Wednesday, October 24, 2018   ELECTION   ► MUST-READ in today’s Spokesman-Review — Dirty-tricks mailer is the season’s deepest plunge into the muck (by Shawn Vestal) — Glen Morgan just became the season’s stinkiest cannonballer. Morgan, a conservative gadfly from Olympia who paints himself as a transparency activist, has produced a series of incredibly dishonest mailers intended […]

Dirty election tricks ● Shea nutter ● Dodgers suck

Tuesday, October 23, 2018   DIRTY ELECTION TRICKS   TODAY at The Stand — PDC complaint filed regarding GOP mailings — The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO and several other groups whose logos were misappropriated in the mailings filed a complaint with the PDC accusing Glen Morgan, whose political committee sent the mailings, of willfully violating state campaign […]

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