Big emotions on Election Day in Washington state

Election Day was as exciting in Washington state as it was around the nation. As Barack Obama was winning a second term, state voters were watching the results of some big races. In early returns, gay marriage was passing, voters supported legalizing marijuana and charter schools could become reality in the state. Some of the contests were settled, Suzan DelBene won her race, while other are still too close to call. The governor’s race is still up in the air.

The excitement of Election Day made for some powerful images. Click here to see some of our favorite photos from the state.

Click here for some of the best photos from around the nation and world.

More in Local News

Minutes mattered the day Pat Ward was brought back to life

The Mukilteo police and fire chaplain died at breakfast. She got a second chance thanks to a waitress.

Cool additions at an elementary school in Everett

A totem pole and new gardens grace the courtyard of Whittier Elementary School.

Kids suspected in school’s smashed windows and other damage

The cost of the damage at Explorer Middle School in south Everett is estimated to be $5,000.

Recall issued for about 1,250 pounds of meat

Camano Island’s Sausage Haus products might be contaminated.

3 women seek open seat in 39th District

The GOP nominees hope to fill the opening created by the resignation of Republican John Koster.

Lake Stevens High senior has an entrepreneurial mind

John Cramer crafts and sells designer pens to help pay for college

Marysville-Arlington fiber-optic link planned by Comcast

The high-speed internet line, to be ready next year, is seen as a boost for business development.

Front Porch

EVENTS Health fairs A Senior Healthy Living Fair is set for noon… Continue reading

Cellphone carrier substation in Snohomish vandalized

Detectives with the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a… Continue reading

Most Read