The News Tribune: We endorse Melanie Morgan to replace embattled House incumbent David Sawyer

Tacoma Rep. David Sawyer is well aware that by running for a fourth term, he’s put voters of the hardscrabble 29th Legislative District in a tough spot. He also knows his political career hangs by a thread.

Since election season started, no candidate has been discussed, debated and deconstructed more than Sawyer. Reports of unwanted advances toward women have soiled the reputation of a capable state Democratic lawmaker.

Fortunately, there’s another candidate we believe will fight hard for the people of South Tacoma, East Lakewood and Parkland.

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