Jerry Cornfield

State is close but still not compliant in school-funding case

Lawmakers must act during the next legislative session to satisfy the state Supreme Court.

Dems say GOP tax plan doesn’t add up for everyone

Rep. Suzan DelBene’s amendments to restore deductions, which the bill does away with, were rejected.

Judge Larsen settles with state on alleged campaign finance violations

She was accused of failing to ‘timely and properly’ report an in-kind contribution worth thousands.

Franklin keeps lead as number of uncounted ballots dwindles

At 44.8 percent to 43.7 percent, that’s a large enough margin to avoid an automatic recount.

Democrats might control Olympia, but they’ll need GOP votes

A Manka Dhingra win in the 45th District would give Democrats a 25-24 advantage in the Senate.

Tuohy ahead of Franklin by 49 votes in Everett mayoral race

Election officials expect to release the next tally of ballots around 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Drop off your ballot by 8 p.m., or have it postmarked today

The fate of dozens of seats on city councils, school boards and fire commissions are to be decided.

Where to drop off election ballots

There are 16 locations in Snohomish County.

Sen. Pearson of Monroe resigns to join Trump administration

The Republican legislator and staunch supporter helped bring a campaigning Trump to Everett in 2016.

Rhetoric roils as election day draws near

Everett’s mayoral contest isn’t the only lively race on the ballot.

Ferguson, Eyman battle will linger for another year at least

At question is the amount of information Tim Eyman must share in a civil case.

Governor’s aerospace adviser leaving for private sector

John Thornquist plans to take a job with Cascade Business Group, a Bellevue consulting firm.

Where are the voters? So few returned ballots are ‘baffling’

Also: A too-young school board candidate in Sultan is old enough now, and he’s running as a write-in.

Mayoral candidate Judy Tuohy talks with voters at a National Night Out event held at the Evergreen Branch Library on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Tuohy now says Safe Streets Initiative has failed

The Everett mayoral battle might swing on who voters think will keep them safe.

Mayoral candidate Judy Tuohy talks with voters at a National Night Out event held at the Evergreen Branch Library on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Progressive alliance changes Everett mayoral candidate pick

Fuse Washington has switched its recommendation from Cassie Franklin to Judy Tuohy.

With more ballot drop boxes, will more people vote?

Yes, a study suggests. But added convenience still might not inspire ‘low-voting’ demographic groups.

Election strategy pits one councilmember against another

In Mountlake Terrace, Seaun Richards filed to run against fellow member Kyoko Matsumoto Wright.

Justices frustrated with state’s tardiness on school funding

The high court also struggled to understand how much money is needed to achieve compliance.

GOP senators conclude Sound Transit duped lawmakers

They recommend lawmakers lower car tab fees and require directors be elected rather than appointed.

Everett mayoral campaign is one of the priciest ever

Many campaign donors are giving to both Cassie Franklin and Judy Tuohy.