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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
Letters

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

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

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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