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Nov 06, 2013

Dunn, Dembowski, Upthegrove leading in King County Council races; Constantine headed for second term

By Emily Heffter and Katherine Long From The Seattle Times

Incumbent Metropolitan King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn was holding a strong lead over Bellevue realtor Shari Song in his bid for a third term Tuesday night.

Dunn, representing District 9, a rural district in Southeast King County, was the council’s most vulnerable incumbent this year.

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Nov 05, 2013

Constantine keeps King County executive job

By Matt Kreamer From The Seattle Times

UPDATE, 8:30 p.m.: King County Executive Dow Constantine was elected to a second term tonight, leading Alan Lobdell 78 percent to 22 percent in tonight’s initial returns.

ORIGINAL POST: King County voters today will decide whether to re-elect County Executive Dow Constantine or replace him

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Oct 10, 2013

King County brass: Federal shutdown puts local women and children at risk

By Robison Newspapers Staff From West Seattle Herald

With no clear end in sight to the federal government shutdown, King County elected officials took to their podium on Oct. 9 at the Public Health Center in White Center to vent about the problems caused here at home, including a loss of support for women and children.

Executive Dow

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Oct 08, 2013

Editorial: Dow Constantine for King County Executive

By Seattle Times Editorial From The Seattle Times

Dow Constantine deserves to be re-elected — and no doubt will be re-elected — as King County executive.

He has done a good job even in the eyes of many who voted for his opponent. He has been an able administrator of county government during a time of prolonged economic

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Oct 01, 2013

Inslee, Constantine kick off exchange enrollment at Seattle clinic

By Lornet Turnbull From The Seattle Times Blog

Gov. Jay Inslee and King County Executive Dow Constantine chose the Carolyn Downs Family Medical Center in the Central Area for Tuesday’s kick off of open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act.

The center’s executive director, Linda McVeigh, said it was fitting that Carolyn

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