IVN: WA Independent Candidate Ann Diamond Breaks Through Top-Two

By Lindsay France

Results from Washington state’s top two nonpartisan open primary pit Dr. Ann Diamond, an independent, against a Republican in the November general election for the open seat in state’s 12th Legislative District House of Representatives. If she wins she will be the only fully independent lawmaker in the legislature.

She is backed by Unite America, an organization that lifts up viable independents across the nation, and was a featured speaker on the “Big Wins of 2018” panel at the Unite Summit in Denver, Colorado.

The 12th is made up of four rural counties in north-central Washington (Chelan, Douglas, Okanagan, and Grant), filled with deeply agricultural communities strung together over mostly farmland and desert stretching north to the Canadian border.

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