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State Democrats hold edge in House, Senate

Post by Brad Shannon / The Olympian on Nov. 4, 2010 at 3:00 pm with 2 Comments »
November 4, 2010 3:15 pm

The numbers keep changing but Washington Democrats are still holding onto a 55-43 majority in the House and 27-22 edge in the Senate after Tuesday’s vote. If that outcome holds up it means a loss of six Democratic seats in the House and four in the Senate – and counting.

A number of races remain very close and could conceivably switch to the Republican side by the week’s end. In the 44th district Senate race, for instance, Democratic Sen. Steve Hobbs is leading Republican Dave Schmidt by just 93 votes, and in the 25th House race, Democratic Rep. Dawn Morrell of Puyallup was up by just 16 votes over Republican Hans Zeiger of Sumner.

Whatever happens with additional vote counts tonight and Friday, it appears unlikely Democrats would lose their majority in either chamber.

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  1. UnbiasedReporter says:

    Edge doesn’t matter. The PEOPLE spoke (for the 4th time) with I-1053 (65% to 35%) that they can’t raise taxes without 2/3rd majority. So we are safe for another two years.

  2. sincere says:

    Washington voters Attention!!Keep a notebook and a track record of Democrat and Republicans alike.Keeping a record of the Reps.that are truly doing the tasks the voters ask of them!Watch for the traitors that say the voters aren,t smart enough to know whats good for themselves,so I will do it my way!Example when the voters passed I 960 and the Politicos by passed it 2 years later.Take action if in the future,the same dirty deed is again pulled.When the traitor runs again,you will know who to vote for and who to vote against!Especially The people that try to kill I 1053.Anyone voting to bypass I 1053 should be recalled for misrepresentation.A better word is FIRE THEM!

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