Donald Trump is marching toward the Republican presidential nomination and Washington is one of his next stops.
Date: 04/28/2016 | The Petri Dish
OLYMPIA — Snohomish County Councilman Hans Dunshee has resigned from the state House of Representatives and the process to fill his seat has started.Dunshee submitted his resignation letter to Gov. Jay Inslee on Monday, the same day the governor signed the supplemental...
Date: 04/20/2016 | Local News
At least two Democrats have announced plans to run for the position in the State House of Representatives that incumbent Democratic 1st Legislative District State Rep. Luis Moscoso is giving up to run for a position in the State Senate.
Date: 04/18/2016 | South County Politics
The race to succeed retiring Democratic state Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe of Bothell got underway Thursday with the emergence of two Democratic candidates.
Date: 04/07/2016 | The Petri Dish
In a sign of the approaching election season, Democratic and Republican candidates have emerged for three area legislative races.
Date: 02/28/2016 | Local News
Since 2014, Snohomish County has earned the dubious honor of having the worst turnout of voters in Washington state. Sadly, this isn't limited just to Snohomish County. Some of our state's most populous counties also shoulder shame. King, Pierce and Yakima finished in the bottom five...
Date: 02/28/2016 | Commentary
A Republican lawmaker wants to tax political campaigns and use the money to teach civics in schools and boost enforcement of the state’s election laws.
Date: 01/28/2016 | The Petri Dish
John Koster is done thinking about running for a seat in the Legislature.He's doing it.Wednesday morning the Arlington Republican with a long political resume
Date: 01/20/2016 | The Petri Dish
Republican Brian Travis has started the campaign for the 2016 election in the 1st Legislative District.
Date: 01/11/2016 | South County Politics
SEATTLE — Early returns in the state’s most-watched House race show Republicans on the way to picking up a seat and trimming the slim majority held by Democrats.
Date: 11/03/2015 | Northwest
Regardless of the outsized attention that the presidential election draws, your vote matters as much if not more in local and state elections, this year determining who represents you on city councils, school boards, fire districts and more and next year as you elect legislators and...
Date: 11/03/2015 | Editorials
If you are a Republican wanting to vote in the upcoming general election for Snohomish County offices, don't bother. There are no Republican candidates for whom to vote. That is the sad outcome of an initiative that the voters in our state approved in 2004. With this initiative, the...
Date: 08/12/2015 | Opinion Columnists
OLYMPIA — Two statewide initiatives are expected to make Washington’s fall ballot.Secretary of State spokesman Dave Ammons said Friday they are Initiative 1401 and Initiative 1366.
Date: 07/18/2015 | Northwest