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Swinomish Senate primary start of 2024 election season

The calendar has flipped from December to January; 2023 to 2024.

That means it’s a general election year.

And the first local polling are two Swinomish Indian Tribal Community Senate primary races later this month.

Six candidates, including the incumbents, are vying for a pair of five-year terms on the 11-member tribal governing body.

Sen. Eric Day, first elected in 2019, faces challenges from Rodney John and James Bobb for Senate Seat No. 10.

Three-term senator Brian Wilbur is seeking re-election to Seat No. 10, opposed by Bruce James and Myrtle Rivas.

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