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Idaho Rejects Education Laws
7:55 am
Wed November 7, 2012

Backers Of Idaho Education Overhaul Blame Union Dollars

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Idaho voters rejected a series of laws that overhauled education in the state. The three laws passed in 2011 at the urging of the Republican state schools superintendent.

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WA Attorney General
7:43 am
Wed November 7, 2012

Ferguson Leads For WA Attorney General

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Initial election results place King County Council member Bob Ferguson in the lead for Washington Attorney General. Ferguson, a Democrat, gave a tentative thumbs-up during his appearance Tuesday.

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Portland Mayor Race
7:35 am
Wed November 7, 2012

Hales Wins Landslide In Portland Mayoral Race

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Voters have chosen Charlie Hales as Portland's next Mayor. Unofficial results show Hales coasting to a 62 percent lead over Jefferson Smith, with a significant write-in vote at nearly 8 percent.

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WA First District
7:24 am
Wed November 7, 2012

Del Bene Wins WA First Congressional District

Democrat Suzan Del Bene has won. She beat Republican John Koster in the congressional race for the newly drawn first district. Election returns show Del Bene ahead in three of the four counties.

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WA 1st District Congressional Race
7:15 am
Wed November 7, 2012

Del Bene Wins WA First Congressional District

Democrat Suzan Del Bene has won. She beat Republican John Koster in the congressional race for the newly drawn first district. Election returns show Del Bene ahead in three of the four counties.

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Election 2012
9:02 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Marijuana legalized in Washington, but not in Oregon

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Northwest Public Radio is projecting that Oregon's measure 80, which would legalize personal marijuana use and hemp cultivation without a license, has been rejected by voters. However, Northwest Public Radio reporters project that voters in Washington have approved Initiative 502, legalizing small amounts of marijuana for personal use.

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Election 2012
8:48 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Jay Inslee ahead 51.3% - 48.7% in WA governor race

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As of 11:30 PM Tuesday, Democrat Jay Inslee led Republican Rob McKenna by 50,209 votes, 51.32% to 48.68%.

The next ballot count results will be released around 4:00 PM Wednesday, according to the Washington Secretary of State's website.

Northwest News
8:43 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Same-sex marriage slightly ahead in WA

At 11:26 PM, with 1,902,505 votes, 51.79% of vote approves (in favor of same-sex marriage), 48.21% rejects (not in favor of same-sex marriage).

The Washington Secretary of State's office states that another ballot count total will be released around 4:00 PM Wednesday afternoon.

Election 2012
8:25 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Maria Cantwell wins senate race in WA

Northwest Public Radio is projecting Washington's Maria Cantwell will be reelected to the US Senate.

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