Manka Dhingra, candidate for the 45th District state Senate seat, talks with volunteers at her campaign headquarters in Redmond. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Manka Dhingra, candidate for the 45th District state Senate seat, talks with volunteers at her campaign headquarters in Redmond. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Washington Democrats celebrate lead in key state Senate race

A win by Manka Dhingra would put them in charge of both legislative chambers for the first time in years.

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