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Saturday, February 3 • 9:00am - 9:45am
Bridging the Cascade Divide

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When it comes to political divides in Washington state, the fault lines are real, most notably in what we think of as the Cascade Divide: West is Blue, East is Red and never the twain shall meet. But it’s more complicated than that. Hear from longtime Washington pollster Stuart Elway, and voices from both side of the Cascades, about what divides us, as well as the surprising things that we have in common.

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Ted McGregor (Moderator)

Ted McGregor grew up in Spokane and graduated from Gonzaga Prep in 1983. He graduated from the University of Washington in 1987, working internships at both the New York Times’ Seattle Bureau and at Seattle Weekly. Next he earned a Master’s in Journalism from the University of... Read More →
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Stuart Elway

Stuart Elway has been analyzing public opinion since 1975. As president of Elway Research, Inc., he has directed hundreds of research projects for large and small businesses, associations, foundations, public agencies at all levels, and media outlets. Elway directed The Seattle... Read More →
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David Estudillo

Judge David Estudillo is a Grant County Superior Court judge. After being appointed to fill the unexpired term of a retiring judge in 2015, he was then elected by the people of Grant County to a four-year term in November 2016.
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Kelli Scott

Kelli Scott is the editorial page editor of The Wenatchee World. She's a fourth-generation member of the Woods family, owners of The World since 1907. A native of Tacoma, Kelli graduated from Oregon State University, then spent several years as an aide to U.S. Rep. Norm Dicks in Washington... Read More →
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JT Wilcox

Representative J.T. Wilcox was sworn in as state representative for the 2nd Legislative District, which includes rural southeast Pierce and Thurston counties, in 2011. He sits on three committees — Appropriations, Rules and Finance — and currently serves on the House Republican... Read More →

Saturday February 3, 2018 9:00am - 9:45am PST
Pigott Auditorium