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Promoting Awareness in State Legislature Races

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YAKIMA--The struggling economy will be a big factor in next month's elections, and not just in the race for the White House.  Enterprise Washington is trying to get the word out on what local races could have an impact on businesse.  They also provide information about the different candidates to voters.  Enterprise Washington's president says the races for seats in the state legislature will have the most immediate effect on the economy.

"It's really our citizen legislature that can either make or break the economy in Washington state," Erin McCallum said.  "They're the ones that introduce, debate, pass, navigate and ultimately table these pieces of legislation."

On Enterprise Washington's website voters can find information on all the candidates for Washington state House and Senate races.   You can also learn about how much money candidates raise and see where donations come from.