Washington Rep. Kim Schrier wins primary

Washington Rep. Kim Schrier wins primary
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Rep. Kim SchrierKimberly (Kim) Merle SchrierPelosi: House will stay in session until agreement is reached on coronavirus relief Washington Rep. Kim Schrier wins primary US ill-prepared for coronavirus-fueled mental health crisis 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 Rep. Kim Schrier wins primary Mail ballot surge places Postal Service under spotlight Bottom Line MORE (R-Wash.).

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