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Olympian Op-Ed: Legislature should move presidential primary earlier to complete voting reforms

Olympian Op-Ed: Legislature should move presidential primary earlier to complete voting reforms

History shows us that primaries are more representative than party caucuses. Caucuses are often inaccessible to people who work Saturdays or have other time commitments. Our military personnel serving overseas and people working out of state are denied access. It’s time to move away from that antiquated system.

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State Senate passes voting rights

State Senate passes voting rights

By Joel Connelly The Washington State Senate, unlike a gridlocked Congress in the “other” Washington, has powered ahead on multiple fronts this week, culminating Friday with passage of the long-delayed Washington Voting Rights Act (WVRA).

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Op-Ed: Time to fix a broken election system

Op-Ed: Time to fix a broken election system

ALL communities deserve opportunities to elect public officials who best reflect those communities. Unfortunately, flaws in our election system often result in elected bodies that do not accurately reflect the communities they represent. Election processes that result in voter disenfranchisement are illegal. And while there’s ample evidence that these unfair systems exist in our state, it is nearly impossible for local communities ...

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