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Tag: Rob Hill

Aug.
9th

Post-primary puzzler: Why did single-issue candidate Rob Hill do so well in Southwest Washington?

Rob Hill admits his narrow focus in the voters pamphlet: “I’m running for Governor on a single platform: I want to raise the tax on a pack of cigarettes by $10.00 per pack.”

And like many other candidates who run not to win but to deliver a message, Hill received a sprinkling of votes – 3.72 percent overall.

But while looking at the county by county spread between Democrat Jay Inslee and Republican Rob McKenna I noticed that Inslee’s percentage was lower than average in Clark County but McKenna’s wasn’t higher. While the Republican took a plurality there, it was

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