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Election Guide Podcast

Election Guide Podcast

November 2, 2018

The Easterner's Michael Brock, Jeremy Burnham and Dylan Harris explain the ins and outs of this year's midterm elections. Listen to this podcast to learn...

Republican Jeff Holy (left) has a law degree from Gonzaga University. Democrat Jessa Lewis (right) was a delegate in Bernie Sanders' campaign in 2016. Neither of them have run for state Senate before.

Holy and Lewis race to 6th district Senate

November 1, 2018

In the Washington state government, the legislative branch is made of two houses, much like the federal government. The state’s 49 districts each ele...

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Initiative 1634: Prohibiting grocery taxes

November 1, 2018

Initiative 1634, a measure to prohibit new local taxes from being placed on particular grocery items, will be on the Nov. 6 midterm election ballot. T...

Initiative 1631: Carbon Emissions Fee Measure

Initiative 1631: Carbon Emissions Fee Measure

November 1, 2018

Residents of Washington have likely heard of Initiative 1631. The bill is both supported and opposed by very well-funded organizations. This means plent...

Democrat Dave Wilson (left) and Republican Jenny Graham (right) are both running for House Position 2. Neither of the candidates have held the seat before.

Spokane locals Wilson and Graham seek House Position 2

October 31, 2018

The race for House Position 2 in Washington state’s 6th Legislative District features two longtime Spokane residents: Democrat Dave Wilson and Republ...

Republican Mike Volz (left) and Democrat Kay Murano (right) are both running for a seat in Washington's state House. Volz has held the position since 2016.

Volz and Murano run for the House

October 31, 2018

Incumbent Republican state Rep. Mike Volz is looking to fend off Democrat newcomer Kay Murano for House Position 1 in Washington state’s 6th Legislative Distr...

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (left) and Dem. Lisa Brown (right) are running for the 5th Congressional District  seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.  The winner will be determined Nov. 6.

McMorris Rodgers and Brown race for Congress

October 31, 2018

During the Nov. 6 midterm elections, all 435 seats of the U.S. House of Representatives will be contested. Ten individuals will be elected to the House fr...

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