Washington Rep. Kim Schrier wins primary

Washington Rep. Kim Schrier wins primary
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Rep. Kim SchrierKimberly (Kim) Merle SchrierPhysician-lawmakers team up to urge boosters Washington state Supreme Court approves new congressional maps Washington redistricting panel reaches late agreement on new lines MORE (D) won the most votes in Washington's "jungle" primary in the 8th District on Tuesday and will advance to the November general election.

The first-term lawmaker led with 45 percent of the vote after 23 percent of precincts had reported, according to The Associated Press, leading an eight-candidate field.

Washington holds so-called jungle primaries in which the top two vote-getters advance to November regardless of their party affiliation.

Schrier won the district by over 4 points in 2018, flipping it from red to blue after the retirement of Rep. Dave ReichertDavid (Dave) George ReichertWashington state Supreme Court approves new congressional maps Rep. Kim Schrier defends Washington House seat from GOP challenger Washington Rep. Kim Schrier wins primary MORE (R-Wash.).

Her district is rated as "Likely Democratic" by the Cook Political Report.