Democrat Melanie Morgan tops the list for Position 1 in the 29th House race against Republican Terry Harder’s 25 percent. Incumbent David Sawyer posted just 22 percent of the vote under a cloud of controversy over sexual harassment allegations and will not move on to the general election.Read More
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.Read More
Tacoma – Monday, the Pierce County Democrats voted overwhelmingly to endorse Melanie Morgan in her bid to unseat Rep. David Sawyer.Read More
After her 1998 election victory, Washington state Rep. Ruth Kagi headed to Olympia as part of history. About 41 percent of lawmakers at the Capitol during the next two years were women — the highest for any state Legislature in the nation’s history.Read More