Let’s cut straight to the bottom line: Karen Hardy is a badass. And she’s looking to parlay her horse-sense pragmatism and seemingly bottomless well of energy into becoming the first Democrat in forever to win election to the state Senate from the devoutly conservative 7th Legislative District.
Polarization is a word used early and often to describe politics both nationally and in the state of Washington. Yet, right here in the middle of the Trump Show, right here in the Evergreen State, comes a display of bipartisan solidarity courtesy of a 9,000-year-old skeleton.
In April, the homegrown public opinion trackers at Elway Research released the results of their post-presidential election polling and found that while red and blue Washington are indeed polars apart in many ways, the biggest differences are found in attitudes on three topics.