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State Government
  Governor  Jay Inslee 1 12 +3.08%
  Lieutenant Governor  Brad Owen 5 12 +7.36%
  Secretary of State  Kim Wyman 1 12 +0.75%
  Treasurer  Jim McIntire 2 12 +17.43%
  Auditor  Troy Kelley 1 12 +5.90%
  Attorney General  Bob Ferguson 1 12 +6.95%
  Commissioner of Public Lands  Peter Goldmark 2 12 +17.49%
   Superintendent of Public Instruction  Randy Dorn 2 12 +100.00%
  Insurance Commissioner  Myron "Mike" Kreidler 4 12 +16.61%
  State House  Democratic Party Control 0 12 +11.22%
  State Senate  Coalition Control 0 13 +6.12%
  President  Barack Obama 2 12 +14.87%
  Senate Class I  Maria Cantwell 4 12 +20.90%
  Senate Class III  Patty Murray 5 10 +4.73%
House of Representatives
  WA - District 01  Suzan DelBene 1 12 +7.87%
  WA - District 02  Rick Larsen 7 12 +22.28%
  WA - District 03  Jaime Herrera Beutler 2 12 +20.76%
  WA - District 04  Richard "Doc" Hastings 10 12 +32.44%
  WA - District 05  Cathy McMorris Rodgers 5 12 +23.84%
  WA - District 06  Derek Kilmer 1 12 +18.00%
  WA - District 07  Jim McDermott 13 12 +59.31%
  WA - District 08  Dave Reichert 5 12 +19.30%
  WA - District 09  Adam Smith 9 12 +43.23%
  WA - District 10  Dennis "Denny" Heck 1 12 +17.12%
County List
Initiatives and Referenda
 Initiatives to the People 
Political Organizations
 Interest Groups 
 State Parties 
State Capitol
  State Capitol Selection  Olympia, Washington 1 90 +57.75%

  U.S. House of Representatives  Republican Party Control 0 12 +7.59%


Created From
[X] Territory of Washington
Parents > United States  
Established November 11, 1889
Disbanded Still Active
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifiedRP June 28, 2010 06:57pm
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Orca Green Darner Dragonfly Willow Goldfinch Coast Rhododendron Western Hemlock Columbian Mammoth
State Seal State Song State Fish State Gem State Folk Song State Fruit
See Above "Washington, My Home" Steelhead Trout Petrified Wood "Roll On, Columbia, Roll On" Apple

Note: Most historical origins of cities and place names located in this container are referenced
in Doug Brokenshire's 1993 book, Washington State Place Names from Alki to Yelm.
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WA CDs 2013-2023

Largest Population Cities [More]  
# City County Population As Of
1 Seattle King 598,541 2008-07-01
2 Spokane Spokane 202,319 2008-07-01
3 Tacoma Pierce 197,181 2008-07-01
4 Bellevue King 123,771 2008-07-01
5 Everett Snohomish 98,212 2008-07-01
6 Spokane Valley Spokane 86,144 2008-07-01
7 Federal Way King 84,309 2008-07-01
8 Yakima Yakima 84,074 2008-07-01
9 Kent King 83,978 2008-07-01
10 Bellingham Whatcom 78,905 2008-07-01

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Newspaper Olympian 
Newspaper Seattle Post-Intelligencer 
Newspaper Seattle Times 
Newspaper Spokane Spokesman-Review 
Newspaper Tacoma News Tribune 

Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor
Jan 01, 1900 09:00am Jan 01, 1900 10:00pm General Election WA Poll Open and Close Times Set  RP 
Aug 17, 2010 09:00am Aug 17, 2010 10:00pm Primary Election WA Primary Election  RP 
Aug 16, 2011 09:00am Aug 16, 2011 10:00pm Primary Election WA Primary Election  Ralphie 
Mar 03, 2012 12:00pm Mar 03, 2012 04:00pm Presidential Primary WA Republican Presidental Caucus  RP 
Aug 07, 2012 09:00am Aug 07, 2012 10:00pm Primary Election WA Primary Election  Ralphie 
Nov 06, 2012 09:00am Nov 06, 2012 10:00pm General Election WA Municipal Election  Scott³ 
Aug 05, 2014 08:00am Aug 05, 2014 09:00pm Primary Election WA Primary Election  Ralphie 

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Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Nov 14, 2013 01:00pm News Senator calls for special session to make WA 'right-to-work' state  Article RBH 
Sep 16, 2013 12:00pm News It's the law: Lawmakers don't get speeding tickets  Article RBH 
Jul 17, 2012 05:35pm General Wash. to unveil voter registration on Facebook   Article RP 
Jun 26, 2012 12:00pm Poll Washington miscellany  Article Scott³ 
Oct 31, 2011 12:00pm Poll [University of Washington] poll finds support for gay marriage law  Article Ralphie 
Aug 27, 2011 08:05pm General Is Washington State Ready For Marriage Equality?  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Jun 22, 2011 02:55am Proposed Legislation Activists: New Wash. pot push calibrated to voters  Article Jason 
Nov 12, 2010 09:00pm Speculative How a new congressional district would reshape the Washington map  Article Ralphie 
Dec 02, 2009 04:00pm General Washington Stops Taking Parolees From Arkansas After Shootings  Article DFWDem 
Apr 15, 2009 11:00pm News Washington Legislature expands gay partnerships  Article The Sunset Provision 
Sep 24, 2008 09:00am News Democrats Sue Over ‘G.O.P.’ on the Ballot   Article ArmyDem 
Apr 02, 2008 01:00pm Analysis Democrats Gaining Strength in Washington State  Article RP 
Feb 15, 2008 05:00pm News WA House passes domestic partnership expansion bill  Article Ralphie 
Jan 29, 2008 05:00pm Blog Entry A classic rivalry rekindled in Olympia  Article Ralphie 
Jan 22, 2008 03:00pm Proposed Legislation [WA] Lawmakers hope to expand domestic partnership law  Article Ralphie 
Nov 19, 2007 01:00am Announcement Gregoire calls special session: Nov. 29th...  Article Ralphie 
Jul 23, 2007 06:00pm News Domestic Partners Begins In Washington  Article Ralphie 
Mar 09, 2007 09:00am Legal Ruling 9th Circuit hears alcohol case  Article CBlock941 
Mar 01, 2007 08:00pm News Seattle Sonics Owners Back Anti-Gay Marriage Group  Article The Sunset Provision 
Feb 06, 2007 09:00am Proposed Legislation Ballot measure: Straight couples, procreate or else  Article CBlock941 
Nov 07, 2006 07:00am News Polling place closed; others may follow  Article Ralphie 
Jul 10, 2006 10:00pm Opinion Read this while it's still legal  Article Forwardista 
May 04, 2006 05:00pm Announcement Governor Gregoire Unveils Washington's Commemorative Quarter  Article Ralphie 
Mar 31, 2006 02:35pm News [WA] primary election moves up a month  Article Ralphie 
Mar 20, 2006 11:00am Perspective [WA] Democrats' budget reserves might be illusory  Article Ralphie 
Mar 02, 2006 08:00pm News [WA] House agrees to bump primary to August  Article Ralphie 
Jan 18, 2006 05:00pm News Gay-rights opponent believes "it's a sin"  Article The Sunset Provision 
Jul 05, 2005 07:00am Editorial Who votes? Prison to the polls  Article Ralphie 
Jul 01, 2005 06:00am Opinion The best and worst of 2005 -- thus far  Article Ralphie 
Jun 28, 2005 03:00pm News Wash. State GOP Pays $15K to Democrats  Article Brandon 
Jun 11, 2005 08:00am Legal Ruling Governor joins critics of salmon ruling  Article Ralphie 
May 22, 2005 09:00pm Analysis Toss out felon vote, Gregoire still wins  Article Brandon 
May 21, 2005 08:00am Perspective Gas tax could haunt [WA] Democrats at election time  Article Ralphie 
May 19, 2005 09:00am Opinion Sound Bite: State of Emergency  Article Ralphie 
Apr 11, 2005 09:00am Opinion Who will stand up for gay rights? Anyone?  Article Ralphie 
Apr 10, 2005 12:00am News Election changes struggle to keep momentum  Article None Entered 
Mar 16, 2005 12:00am News House OKs mail-only elections  Article None Entered 
Mar 09, 2005 09:00am News St. Helens blows again  Article Ralphie 
Mar 08, 2005 10:00pm News GOP's election reform amendments pass [WA] Senate  Article Ralphie 
Mar 06, 2005 08:00am Perspective [WA] Legislature Halfway Report  Article Ralphie 
Mar 06, 2005 08:00am Analysis Analysis of the 2004 Governor's Election.  Article zorkpolitics 
Feb 21, 2005 12:00am News Elections in state are headed for change  Article None Entered 
Feb 21, 2005 12:00am Proposed Legislation Eastern Washington - Possible 51st U.S. state?  Article None Entered 
Feb 08, 2005 12:00am News Gregoire, Rossi both have security concerns  Article Ben 
Jan 26, 2005 12:00am Perspective Race on to lead [WA] state's parties  Article Ralphie 
Jan 09, 2005 12:00am Idiocy A woman's interest competes against law protecting children  Article None Entered 
Dec 01, 2004 12:00am Perspective [WA] State faces $1.6 billion deficit  Article Ralphie 
Nov 29, 2004 12:00am Opinion Florida Northwest: Will Democrats steal the Washington governorship?  Article Summer Intern 
Oct 22, 2004 12:00am News Puyallup [WA] schools ban Halloween festivities  Article Ralphie 
Oct 22, 2004 12:00am Perspective Small donors beef up political coffers  Article Ralphie 
Oct 19, 2004 12:00am Speculative [WA] New Voter Registrations Break Record - Voter Turnout Could Break 60-Year Record  Article RP 
Oct 01, 2004 12:00am News After quakes, steam eruption at Mount St. Helens  Article Ralphie 
Sep 28, 2004 12:00am Perspective Mount St. Helens: Scientists in a scramble  Article Ralphie 
Aug 04, 2004 12:00am News Seattle Judge Rules for Gay Marriages  Article Gerald Farinas 
Jun 21, 2004 12:00am Humor Submit designs for the Washington State quarter. Best designs will get media coverage. Difficulty: No Microsoft or Starbucks  Article None Entered 
Mar 09, 2004 12:00am News [WA] House approves Louisiana-style primary  Article RP 
Mar 01, 2004 12:00am News Gorton challenges GOP stand  Article User 13 
Dec 06, 2003 12:00am News Democratic donor says he won't give more to [WA]state party  Article User 490 

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