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Washington Rep. Kim Schrier wins primary

Washington Rep. Kim Schrier wins primary
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Rep. Kim SchrierKimberly (Kim) Merle SchrierDemocrats point fingers on whether Capitol rioters had inside help Rep. Kim Schrier defends Washington House seat from GOP challenger House approves .2T COVID-19 relief bill as White House talks stall 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 ReichertRep. Kim Schrier defends Washington House seat from GOP challenger Washington Rep. Kim Schrier wins primary Mail ballot surge places Postal Service under spotlight MORE (R-Wash.).

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