Washington National Guard members stand outside the former Macy’s building near Westlake Park on June 1 as protesters gather before marching in downtown Seattle.   (Steve Ringman / The Seattle Times)
Washington National Guard members stand outside the former Macy’s building in June as protesters gather before marching in downtown Seattle. At least 300 National Guard soldiers are being trained to handle civil unrest. (Steve Ringman / The Seattle Times)

Military, police in Washington state prepare for possible civil unrest after election

Officials are worried that a close or contested election, with no clear winner, could lead to civil unrest and more violence; state and local officials try to prepare for it.

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