Category Archive for 'Washington politics'

Ten House Seats for Washington

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

Via Strange Bedfellows:

Census figures released Tuesday show Washington state will gain one U.S. House seat.
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Political observers believe the new district would probably be in the Olympia area, which would have a ripple effect for the state’s nine other Congressional districts.

I live in the 1st CD, but pretty close to the border of the 8th. [...]

It’s Over

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

The 2010 election vote tally is finally over in Washington state. Yesterday was the deadline for counties to certify results. So there is a bit of unfinished blogging business.
Throughout the election season, I posted analyses of just about all the polls in the race between Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) [...]

FOX News Poll: Murray 49%, Rossi 47%

Monday, November 1st, 2010

Another poll has been released today in the race between Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) and real estate tycoon-turned-perennial-candidate Dino Rossi (R). The FOX News poll taken on 30 October on 1,000 likely Washington voters (for a 3% MOE) has Patty Murray leading Rossi 49% to 47%.
That’s very interesting, because earlier [...]

PPP Poll: Rossi 50%, Murray 48%

Monday, November 1st, 2010

Public Policy Polling has released their final poll of the election season in the Washington Senatorial race. The poll, taken from 29-31 October on as sample of 2,055 likely voters (giving a 2% MOE) has Sen. Patty Murray trailing real estate peddler Dino Rossi 48% to 50%.
While this is only the fourth of [...]

Marist Poll: Murray 49%, Rossi 48%

Saturday, October 30th, 2010

A new Marist poll has been released in the race between Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) and real estate wheeler-dealer Dino Rossi (R).
The poll of 638 likely voters (4.0% MOE) taken from 26-28 October has Murray leading Rossi 49% to 48%. Marist polls use live interviews and include a sub-sample of cell phone [...]

Two New Polls in the Murray—Rossi Race

Friday, October 29th, 2010

As I mentioned here and here, we have been treated to two new polls today in the race between Sen. Patty Murray (D) and Dino Rossi (R).
A SurveyUSA was a robopoll taken on 678 likely voters (3.8 MOE) from 24-27 October and has Rossi and Murray tied up at 47% each. [...]

Another Reason to Vote Against the High Earners Income Tax

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

Because, you know…they’ll tax income over $200,000 this year, and they’ll change it to Death Panels for Granny next year….

“She’s Helped a Lot of People”

Sunday, October 24th, 2010

Another Poll! Marist: Murray 48%, Rossi 47%

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

Just after posting an analysis of today’s PPP poll, I find out about a new Marist poll released today as well.
The Marist poll gives Sen. Patty Murry (D-WA) a 48% to 47% lead over real estate property prognosticator and perennial political candidate Dino Rossi (R). The poll of 589 likely voters was [...]

Rasmussen Poll: Murray 49%, Rossi 46%

Monday, October 18th, 2010

Rasmussen released a new poll today in the race ‘twixt Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) and real estate seminar motivational speaker circuit superstar Dino Rossi (R). The poll of 750 likely voters has Murray leading Rossi 49% to 46%. This is the sixth poll in a row in which Murray has led Rossi. [...]

So Stupid You Might Think He Has Brain Damage

Sunday, October 17th, 2010

Sarge in Seattle, a Kos diarist and frequent commenter at Horse Ass went to a candidates forum at Newcastle Golf Club. Among other candidates at the forum were Rep. Dave Reichert (R-WA-08) and his opponent Suzan DelBene.
Here’s the stunning report from Sarge:

Three term Republcian Congressman Dave Reichert closed out the event with [...]

New Washington Poll: Murray leads Rossi 50% to 42%

Friday, October 15th, 2010

KPLU is reporting that a new poll in the Washington senatorial race will be released today from The Washington Poll. The poll shows Sen. Patty Murray (D) leading real estate opportunist cum foreclosure seminar motivational speaker Dino Rossi (R) by 50% to 42%.
The sample size is 500 [...]

New SUSA Poll: Murray 50%, Rossi 47%

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Yesterday I alluded to a new Survey USA poll that I though would be released in a day or two for the Senate race between Sen. Patty Murray (D) and foreclosure seminar motivational speaker Dino Rossi (R). Well…it happened today.
The new poll has Murray leading Rossi, 50% to 47% from a survey of [...]

CNN Poll: Murray Leads Rossi 51% to 43%

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

Yesterday we had a new Elway poll in the senatorial race between Sen. Patty Murray (D) and real estate opportunist Dino Rossi (R).
Today there is a new CNN/Time/Opinion Research poll weighing in on the race. The poll of 850 likely voters, taken from October 8 through 10, has Murray leading Rossi [...]

Elway Poll: Murray Leads Rossi 51% to 38%

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

A new Elway poll has just been released for Washington state. Included in the poll is a head-to-head match-up in the Washington state senatorial race between Sen. Patty Murray and real estate salesman Dino Rossi. The poll was conducted using live interviews between October 7 and October 11 on a sample of 450 [...]

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