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Roach ahead and Bunney trailing in 31st District races

Post by Steve Maynard / The News Tribune on Nov. 2, 2010 at 10:46 pm |
November 2, 2010 11:13 pm

Sen. Pam Roach, R-Auburn, was winning and Pierce County Councilman Shawn Bunney was trailing in races in the 31st District.

Roach was wining a challenge within her own party by Sumner City Councilman Matt Richardson.

During a hotly contested Senate campaign, both candidates said marks on their reputations are the work of political opponents.

For House Position One, Republican Cathy Dahlquist was leading Bunney, also a Republican. He is a term-limited Pierce County Councilman.

Dahlquist, an Enumclaw School Board member, and Bunney faced off to fill the position vacated by Rep. Dan Roach, R-Bonney Lake, who is running for Bunney’s council seat.

For House Position Two, Rep. Christopher Hurst, running as an independent Democrat from Enumclaw, was winning over Republican Patrick Reed of Sumner.

Hurst is a retired police commander. Reed is an operations manager in the Secretary of State’s Office.

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