Inside Politics: Race for Lt. Governor


SEATTLE - What was once a field of about a dozen candidates for Washington’s Lt. Governor, is now down to two.

State Senator Cyrus Habib (D-Kirkland), who serves as the Democratic Whip, will face Republican Marty McClendon, a radio host and realtor from Gig Harbor.

KING 5 sat down with both candidates Friday morning. The full segment will air on Sunday morning at 7 a.m. and 8 a.m.  

Topics covered:

  • Role of the job and the candidates' priorities 
  • Habib on his statement about refusing to sign a budget that doesn't fully fund education 
  • Presidential politics and views on whether the office is partisan

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