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The Seattle Times covers politics and government in Seattle, the Eastside, Washington state and the Northwest. Topics include lawmaking and policy; the mayor, city and county councils; the state Legislature and Supreme Court; and city, county and state agencies. Topics also include campaigns, candidates and elections; levy proposals; ballot initiatives; and Democratic and Republican parties.


Primary election guide: How will you vote for governor, Senate and a viaduct park?

We've got you covered. For months, The Seattle Times has been covering races around the state, including those for governor, U.S. Senate and state superintendent of public schools.

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