The dudes can get pretty dapper down here in Olympia (though Rep. Ross Hunter pushes it with his bow ties.)

Year after year, one of the best dressed fellows in the halls of the Capitol is ACLU lobbyist Shankar Narayan; he's also an effective lobbyist by the way, expertly derailing then-Attorney General Rob McKenna's problematic anti-gang bill in 2011.)

Narayan outdid himself today. The ACLU lobbyist gets PubliCola's Best Tie award this afternoon—something we feel totally qualified to give out now that we've been bought by the glossy Seattle Met.

Best Tie in Olympia goes to ACLU lobbyist Shankar Narayan