Jerry Cornfield

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.

In Everett school races, they agree more than they don’t

Four candidates seeking two seats back a proposed bond and vow greater openness with community

A Sound Transit train arrives at Westlake Station in downtown Seattle. (Sue Misao / Herald file) May 2019

Does Sound Transit realize the consequences of this do-over?

Pass or fail, Initiative 976 is a reminder of what critics most dislike about the regional agency.

A Sound Transit train arrives at Westlake Station in downtown Seattle. (Sue Misao / Herald file) May 2019

Voters, get out your ink pens. Ballots are coming this week.

At stake are an affirmative action law, a car tab initiative and a seat on Snohomish County Council

Everett schools diagramming an offense to pass a $317M bond

The main difference in this proposal is that it does not contain money to build a new high school.

Headhunter gets $25K contract to find new Edmonds schools leader

Superintendent McDuffy will retire in June. Directors want a successor ready to go when she leaves.

Car tabs and Sound Transit in cross hairs of voters again

Initiative 976 lowers the cost of tabs and strips transit agencies of a key source of funds for expansion.

A boring election for state seats in 2020? Try nine of them

Right now, most incumbents for Washington’s executive offices are not facing tough re-election fights.

If aerospace jobs decline, should tax breaks be affected?

Five years ago a citizens commission asked lawmakers for guidance. It did again on Wednesday.

A $120 million question for Marysville: School bond or levy?

Edmonds and Everett public schools, meanwhile, plan nearly $1 billion worth for the ballot.

Lack of staff puts collection of tax bounty at risk

Agency pleads for more workers to ensure the state captures $1.2B counted on from new tax laws.