Jerry Cornfield

This Bothell ballot battle is still too close to call

Mason Thompson trailed Leigh Henderson for two weeks. He moved ahead by two votes on Thursday.

 

Affirmative action measure fails but could resurface in 2020

Supporters started too late and had too little money to explain the problems R-88 would solve.

 

Somers says he isn’t pushing to get jail under his control

But the county executive says the idea of taking management away from the sheriff is still on the table.

 

Sondland appearance should spice up impeachment drama

As Democrats meticulously build their case, Republicans look for ways to crack its foundation.

Governments, transit agencies sue to block car-tab measure

They claim I-976 is unconstitutionally broad. Tim Eyman calls the litigation a “slap in the face” of voters.

As historic inquiry unfolds, this guy’s got a front row seat

Congressman Denny Heck, a Democrat from Olympia, made his mark as House Intelligence Committee member.

Post-election, new battles loom over Eyman’s car-tab measure

Lawmakers will wrangle over cuts in transportation spending as lawyers tangle on the measure’s legality.

We still don’t know who the winners are in these races

Recounts loom for oh-so-close contests for seats on the Everett School Board and South County Fire.

Cheaper car tabs prove a hit in all corners of the county

Initiative 976 is passing easily in almost every city. Edmonds and Index are the holdouts.

Sullivan edges past Toyer to lead the treasurer’s race

The county councilman erased a large deficit in Friday’s ballot count and now leads by 32 votes

One vote is the margin of difference in Bothell contest

Meanwhile, the race for county treasurer tightened and the Arlington mayor’s lead increased.

Leads widen in close races with many ballots left to count

Officials say turnout could reach 41 percent. They still have close to half the ballots to tally.

Voters deliver a win for Eyman and concerns for Democrats

A conservative electorate, a tug of war in Mukilteo and other takeaways from Election Night

Lower car tabs are a hit with voters, again

Initiative 976 is passing statewide, buoyed by nearly 62 percent support in Snohomish County

Tuesday’s election features a ballot full of consequences

And if you’re not registered and want to vote, it’s not too late.

Profiling the next Edmonds school leader is a public event

An online survey and meetings will help identify the most desired traits for a new superintendent

With Sea-Tac nearly maxed out, where to land a new airport?

Paine Field is certain to be studied by a state commission looking for a “relief valve” or replacement.

Schools to bar hundreds of unvaccinated students from class

Edmonds and Everett districts are set to exclude those failing to meet immunization requirements.

Here are 6 numbers to help decipher this election

There’s no cost to voting but millions of dollars are getting spent to influence how ballots are cast

An incumbent and a felon duel for County Council seat

Stephanie Wright is seeking a third term. Opponent Willie Russell is campaigning as a change agent.