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Adding a double rocker, additional ceiling light

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Hi everyone, thank you for having this amazing forum. I have a question that I am hoping someone can help me with.

Currently we have a switch loop in our office, but I want to add a second ceiling light box. The existing ceiling box, which I do want to keep as functional, is oddly placed by the closet, so I want to add an additional light in the center of the room. As we have a switch loop, I know that I will have to run the power from the existing light, but I am not sure the easiest way to accomplish this. Where the existing switch is will only have enough room for a single gang box, so I will have to install a double rocker.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for your time.
Tim from Washington
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If the power is at the existing light, run a 2 wire cable to the switch box, and another 2 wire cable from the switch to the new light.

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Thank you very much! I will connect my two new hots of the new wires to the switch and wire nut the two neutrals together?
Thank you again!
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