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Re-elect Sen. Derek Kilmer in the 26th district

This editorial will appear in tomorrow’s print edition.

The August primary isn’t exactly a gold rush in the 26th Legislative District, which runs through the Gig Harbor and Key peninsulas north into Bremerton.

Both House positions have attracted only two candidates each, so those races will be decided in November. The Senate race is a three-way affair with Democratic state Sen. Derek Kilmer facing two challengers: Republican Marty McClendon and Kristine Danielson of Port Orchard, who claims no party affiliation.

Since this is a partisan office and Danielson is neither fish nor fowl, McClendon is the more credible alternative

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