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Legislature elections

Democrats look to fill vacant House seat

EVERETT — John Lovick is hoping voters will return him to the Legislature this fall.Democratic Party officers, however, may try to get him there a little sooner.

Date: 05/15/2016 | Local News


Walla Walla man runs for legislative seat held by his boss

WALLA WALLA — A lifelong Walla Walla resident is running for the state House of Representatives seat being vacated by his boss.The Tri-City Herald reported that Skyler Rude announced this week that he is running to represent Legislative District 16.

Date: 05/08/2016 | Northwest


State’s Republicans are mum on Trump

Donald Trump is marching toward the Republican presidential nomination and Washington is one of his next stops.

Date: 04/28/2016 | The Petri Dish


Appointed to County Council, Dunshee resigns from state House

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 plan to run to replace Moscoso

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


Battle for McAuliffe's Senate seat heats up fast

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


Local candidates set sights on 3 upcoming legislative races

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


More women needed in office

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


Proposed bill would tax some political campaigns

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


Koster says he'll seek a 39th District state House seat

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 starts campaign in 1st Legislative District

Republican Brian Travis has started the campaign for the 2016 election in the 1st Legislative District.

Date: 01/11/2016 | South County Politics


Republican leads in state House race in Federal Way

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


Vote for a better Washington

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


State's top-two primary leaving many without a voice

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


Paul Allen, Tim Eyman initiatives expected to make ballot

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




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