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Record year for women running for office in 2018

Washington state is on track to see another record year for the number of women running for political office.

- K5 News

Washington's August primary results will be certified this week and the results show women running for office could set new records this fall.
“I’ve never seen a year like this,” said Cathy Allen, national vice president of the National Women’s Political Caucus.
Female candidates advanced to the general in the state’s top congressional races, as well as the most competitive state legislative races.
Dr. Kim Schrier, a first-time female...

Washington congressional races on track to set fundraising records

These fundraising charts are designed to highlight the source of campaign contributions of Washington congressional races and how much cash is coming from out of state or special interest groups, compared to people actually living in the state.

- K5 News

Congressional races in Washington state this year are on track to set new spending records, compared to years past.
Candidates in the three most competitive races have already raised millions of dollars, ahead of the primary, and the spending will only increase in the months ahead.
KING 5 is tracking the fundraising in Washington’s 8th District, Eastern Washington’s 5th District, and Southwest Washington’s 3rd District.
The charts below are designed to...

State party chairs break down Washington primary night

Republican and Democrat party chairs debrief Washington's primary election results.

- K5 News

Washington State Democratic Party Chair Tina Podlodowski is eyeing around two dozen legislative seats and three congressional districts, where Democratic candidates made gains on primary night. She argues her candidates pose a real a threat to Republican incumbents in November.
“I think the work we've done for the last year and a half has really had its big proof point in this particular election,” said Podlodowski.
Well in advance of Tuesday's primary, Washington...