Voting patterns

Voting patterns
5:22 pm
Wed September 26, 2012

Racial bias a factor in Washington Supreme Court election, research finds

Gov. Chris Gregoire poses for a photo with Steven Gonzalez in 2011 when Gregoire appointed him to the Washington State Supreme Court.
The Associated Press

Racial bias did play a role in the primary election battle between Washington State Supreme Court Justice Steve Gonzalez and his challenger Bruce Danielson.

That’s the conclusion of research conducted by Matt Barreto, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Washington.

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