September 30, 2013 Blog

NRA donated more to races in Washington than in any other state

The Seattle Times reports:

When it comes to local politics, the National Rifle Association (NRA) appears to be keeping a close eye on Washington state.

The prominent gun-rights group contributed more to local candidates in Washington than anywhere else in the country last year — $68,300, according to a report released by the nonpartisan National Institute on Money in State Politics on Friday.

The money went mostly in $900 increments to 45 candidates for the Legislature — 39 Republicans and six Democrats — as well as one unsuccessful state Supreme Court hopeful: Richard Sanders.

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