© 2022 WYSO
Our Community. Our Nation. Our World.
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Washington Senate Race

NPR's Wendy Kaufman reports on tomorrow's Senate primary in Washington State, which will decide on a Democratic opponent for veteran GOP incumbent Slade Gorton. Gorton is considered vulnerable in his re-election bid this fall. He is likely to face Maria Cantwell, a former one-term Democratic House member who is now a high-tech multi-millionaire. The results of the state's unusual open primary system, in which all candidates run on the same ballot, might be a harbinger for Gorton's chances in November.

Copyright 2000 NPR