Seattle pi
Winners and losers in Seattle’s Tuesday primary election results

WINNERS: Two appointed state legislators, Sen. Liz Lovelett (D-40) and Rep. Alex Ybarra (R-13) cruised on Tuesday. A former Anacortes City Council Member, Lovelett was tapped when Sen. Kevin Ranker, D-Orcas, resigned. She learned the ropes, passed several bills including protection of Blanchard Mountain. … Read More

The Islands' Sounder
Lovelett wins senate seat; other primary results

San Juan County voters were in line with the rest of the state in overwhelmingly supporting State Sen. Liz Lovelett, D-Anacortes in the special state senate primary election for Washington’s 40th Legislative District. The election was held to fill the seat opened up by Kevin Ranker, who resigned last January. … Read More

Go Skagit
Lovelett leading state Senate primary

State Sen. Liz Lovelett, D-Anacortes, is leading a four-way primary race for the 40th Legislative District seat, followed by Daniel Miller after an initial ballot count Tuesday night.
Lovelett received 12,643 votes in the race for the seat, or about 48% of the 26,581 votes counted. Miller, a Republican, is in second with 7,939 votes.
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The Seattle Times
Washington state Senate election north of Seattle draws attention among Democrats

OLYMPIA — As she campaigns in Washington’s left-leaning 40th Legislative District, newly-appointed state Sen. Liz Lovelett, D-Anacortes, is facing a potentially strong challenge in the Aug. 6 primary. The election is being held in this off-year to fill the seat vacated by Democratic Sen. Kevin Ranker, who stepped down in mid-January amid allegations that he harassed a female legislative employee who had worked in his office. It’s one of only two state Legislature races on the ballot this year. … Read More

I am excited to support Liz Lovelett for Senate!

I am excited to support Liz Lovelett For Senate! As a new Senator, Liz hit the ground working to protect our Salish Sea and our endangered orca. Liz advocates for sustainable ferry funding and strong public schools. Join me in supporting her! #WaLegRead More

San Juan Update

We support Elizabeth (Liz) Lovelett for State Senate. We are impressed with Sen. Lovelett’s accomplishments in her first legislative session. … Read More