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November 2, 2010

Make your mark

If voting is your thing, and I hope it is, today is the day most of us have long been awaiting. Mail-in balloting is the means of voting here in Skagit County, so if you haven’t already done so, mark … Continue reading

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November 5, 2008

President Obama

The lone presidential yard sign in the neighborhood turned out to reflect the sentiments of the majority of voters in the U.S., Skagit County and Anacortes. President-elect Barack Obama received 52 percent of the vote nationally; 57 percent in Washington … Continue reading

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November 7, 2006

Election Day rain

A mail-in ballot election meant no trip to the polls today, so rain and eastern Skagit County flooding were not a concern in terms of voter turnout. Water is running higher than usual in Anacortes, as evidenced by this photo … Continue reading

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November 5, 2006

Corner campaigning

Skagit County commissioner candidate Sharon Dillon (red vest, right) found herself between a rock and a hard place Sunday in Anacortes. If she chose this corner she would be sharing space with street activists whose signs indicate support for President … Continue reading

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November 8, 2005

Sun sets on Election Day

Just a few hours remain in the day for those hoping to cast ballots on Election Day 2005. This photograph was taken inside the lobby of the City Library, where voters dropped off their mail ballots. Many candidates and supporters … Continue reading

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November 8, 2005

Insurmountable lead?

Just moments after receiving the first election returns from the county courthouse Tuesday night, Anacortes Mayor Dean Maxwell (left) is corralled for an interview by KLKI radio station owner Bill Berry. With a 67 percent lead, it’s likely Maxwell will … Continue reading

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