State Legislature

The wall of old signs inside of Thompson Signs' warehouse serves as a visual reminder of the mostly white, male political candidates in the northwest. (Photo by Lucas Anderson / UW Election Eye)

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Only 13 out of the total 147 state legislators in the state House and Senate are people of color. All 13 are democrats.

(Photo courtesy PramilaJayapal.com)

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(Photo courtesy PramilaJayapal.com) Just months after Democrat Adam Kline announced his plans to leave the State Senate, Pramila Jayapal has emerged as the candidate...

Immigrants and refugees gather on the steps of the State Capitol in February to lobby for education and other services. (Photo by Celina Kareiva)

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Director of the Refugee Women's Alliance weighs in on how years of belt tightening has impacted her clients.

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This election season Washington has an unprecedented number of candidates who are of Iranian heritage. Sahar Fathi and Cyrus Habib for are running for State...