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By Roger Harnack

Republicans narrow gap slightly in bid to unseat Gov. Inslee

Gap in King County outcome alone too big to overcome


Last updated 8/7/2020 at 12:40pm

OLYMPIA — After counting of almost 500,000 late-arriving ballots, Republican candidates have cut into incumbent Gov. Jay Inslee's lead in the Aug. 4 primarily.

As of 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6, Loren Culp had reached 17.17% of the statewide vote, up about a half-a-point since the initial tally.

Gov. Inslee had slipped about the same amount, down to 50.82%.

Despite the slip in percentage, Gov. Inslee will still walk away from the primary with a commanding win.

As of Thursday, Inslee received 872,311 votes and appeared to be on his way to winning 27 counties, including 10 of Eastern Washi...

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