Orcas Issues
Letter to Editor | Lovelett has what it takes for State Senate

We support Elizabeth (Liz) Lovelett for State Senate. We are impressed with Sen. Lovelett’s accomplishments in her first legislative session. We especially appreciate the bills she sponsored that improve services across state agencies for children, youth, and families; and improved boater education requirements regarding Southern Resident orcas. … Read More

Go Skagit
Letter: Lovelett will protect our best interests

As a retired refinery worker and union officer, I know that the refining industry has provided significant economic benefits to Skagit and Whatcom counties for nearly 70 years. History teaches, however, that we can not assume those benefits will last forever. The reality of climate change and the need to reduce our dependency on fossil fuels to reduce global warming will create unique economic uncertainty for fossil fuel communities like ours. … Read More

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Letter: Vote Lovelett for the 40th

I support Liz Lovelett for state senator in the 40th Legislative District. Lovelett has done an excellent job of representing the people of the 40th, working successfully to pass legislation for local school funding; tax reform; protection for Blanchard Mountain; funding for Mount Vernon Library and Skagit Emergency Communications. … Read More

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Letter: Lovelett’s experience sets her apart

Why I’m voting for Liz Lovelett, 40th District state Senate: When Liz attended her first legislative session earlier this year, I believe that it was her municipal city government experience that prepared her to hit the ground running. … Read More

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Keep Lovelett in Olympia

Sen. Liz Lovelett deserves our support to continue working for us in Olympia. Lovelett knows our local issues and brings her experience as a small-business owner, a single mom and a five-year member of the Anacortes City Council to the state Legislature. … Read More

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Lovelett for Senate

Liz Lovelett was appointed earlier this year to fill out the term of Kevin Ranker in the state Senate. Now she is running in a special election to continue. Sen. Lovelett has been serving very ably. In six months, she sponsored six bills, including bills for orca recovery and preserving Blanchard Mountain. She earned the esteem of her colleagues in the Senate. … Read More

Cascadia Weekly
Reelect Liz Lovelett

Liz Lovelett is the most qualified candidate that the 40th Legislative District has had the opportunity to vote for in years. Lovelett is the senator the 40th Legislative District needs and deserves. I’m writing this from a position of having had the opportunity to interview both of the viable candidates and to listen to them speak on multiple occasions. There was only one that rose to the top, with her in-depth understanding of the complex issues, her sincere commitment to serve the public and her previous legislative and policy experience—and that was Liz Lovelett. … Read More

Go Skagit
Keep Lovelett in Senate

Keep Lovelett in Senate
I support returning 40th District Sen. Liz Lovelett to our Washington Legislature.
Appointed last winter to fill an unexpired term, Lovelett already has one legislative session of experience under her belt. During her introductory “trial by fire” in the Olympia pressure cooker, Liz showed the mental toughness and resolve it takes to be an effective legislator.
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The Journal of the San Juan Islands
Three state senate candidates answer to voters

With the Aug. 6 primary just around the corner, the League of Women Voters of the San Juans invited four of the five candidates vying for the 40th District state Senate seat to participate in a forum and answer voters’ questions. Candidate Greta Aitken was unable to attend the forum held at the San Juan Grange on June 8. … Read More