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Tag: Ben Lawver


Ben Lawver runs for open 29th district House seat

The field of Democrats hoping to replace Connie Ladenburg in the Legislature is growing. Ben Lawver announced today he is running for the 29th district House seat representing South Tacoma, east Lakewood, Parkland and Spanaway.

Lawver is a labor leader who works for the AFL-CIO as a senior field representative for Washington, Oregon and Alaska. His last job was the political director for the Washington State Labor Council.

Soon after Ladenburg announced she would leave her seat behind to run for Pierce County Council, Democrat David Sawyer announced he would run for her seat. Sawyer, a clerk at John Ladenburg‘s law firm, and

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