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WA GOP’s plan to unify party doesn’t seem to be working

THIS EPISODE OF THE NORTHWEST POLITICAST: In cycles past, the Washington State Republican Party would simply endorse whoever made it out of the primary. But that produced some undesirable results with Loren Culp in 2020. This time around, the State GOP is holding an early convention to endorse candidates in each race. The idea is party unity.

But during the first session in Spokane, delegates revolted against party establishment over the candidacy of Semi Bird. We’ll break down what happened.

PLUS: The latest on the Donald Trump hush money trial now that a jury has been seated.

AND: How the organizers of Bumbershoot hope to

 

THIS EPISODE OF THE NORTHWEST POLITICAST: In cycles past, the Washington State Republican Party would simply endorse whoever made it out of the primary. But that produced some undesirable results with Loren Culp in 2020. This time around, the State GOP is holding an early convention to endorse candidates in each race. The idea is party unity.

But during the first session in Spokane, delegates revolted against party establishment over the candidacy of Semi Bird. We’ll break down what happened.

PLUS: The latest on the Donald Trump hush money trial now that a jury has been seated.

AND: How the organizers of Bumbershoot hope to help revitalize downtown Seattle.

Guests include Paul Queary of the Washington Observer, legal analyst Royal Oakes, and more.

The Northwest Politicast with Jeff Pohjola: From this Washington to that one, Jeff Pohjola will explore the issues and politics of the week. Frequent guests and top analysts break down the news to get to the heart of what matters most.

 

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