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Candidates Eric Pettigrew and Tamra Smilanich: State House of Representatives, 37th District

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October 12, 2016 - 7:46 am

Democrat Eric Pettigrew currently represents the 37th district in the State House of Representatives, in the second position. Representative Pettigrew was first elected to the position in 2002. He’s being challenged by non-partisan candidate Tamra Smilanich.

The 37th district extends along the southwestern border of Lake Washington, including Beacon Hill, Columbia City, Rainier Beach, and Renton.

KBCS interviewed both candidates about their position on some key issues in this election. KBCS News Director, Yuko Kodama has this report. The series was produced by Angie Voyles Askham and Jennie Cecil Moore.


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