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Mead rides blue wave into November showdown against GOP incumbent


Last updated 8/17/2018 at Noon

Creek City Councilmember Jared Mead shows off the tan line he earned while knocking on thousands of doors leading up to the primary election on Tuesday, Aug. 7. Mead captured the Democratic nomination for Position No. 2 in the 44th Legislative District and will face Republican incumbent Mark Harmsworth in the general election in November.

Mill Creek City Councilmember Jared Mead captured almost 55 percent of the vote in last week’s primary election to join two Democratic incumbents who hope to make a clean sweep of the state Legislative positions that represent the southern portion of Snohomish County in Olympia.

The 26-year-old graduate of Jackson High and Heatherwood Middle School will take on Sen. Mark Harmsworth for Position No. 2 in the 44th Legislative District.

Incumbent John Lovick (D-Mill Creek) outdistanced his primary opponent in the race for Position No. 1, while Sen. Steve Hobbs (D-Lake Stevens) easily toppe...

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