Voters Pick Dye, Jenkin, Rude
by Sara Schilling
Republicans on Tuesday were sailing to victory in three state House races in the Tri-Cities area.
Republican incumbent William "Bill" Jenkin had a wide lead over Democratic challenger Everett Maroon for Pos. 1 in the 16th Legislative District, while Republican Skyler Rude was beating Democrat Rebecca Francik in the race for Pos. 2.
And in the Ninth Legislative District, Republican incumbent Mary Dye was leading Democratic challenger Jenn Goulet.
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Dye v. Goulet
Dye had a handy lead on election night, with 22,681 votes, or 68 percent, to Goulet's 10,838 votes, or 32 percent.
Dye was appointed to the Ninth District seat in 2015 and won election the following year.
She co-manages a wheat farm near Pomeroy.
Goulet, of Pasco, develops online training for Microsoft. She previously challenged Dye in 2016 for the House seat.
The Ninth District covers Adams, Asotin, Garfield, Whitman and parts of Franklin and Spokane counties.
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