A person puts their ballot in a drop box on Oct. 27, 2020, at a library in Seattle. (AP Photo / Ted S. Warren, File)

A person puts their ballot in a drop box on Oct. 27, 2020, at a library in Seattle. (AP Photo / Ted S. Warren, File)

Here’s all you need to know about Tuesday’s primary

A round up of The Herald’s election coverage.

Here are the latest write-ups related to the 2022 Washington primary races affecting Snohomish County:

Sam Low (left) and Robert Sutherland.

Sam Low (left) and Robert Sutherland.

4 things to watch for in Tuesday’s unpredictable primary election

Republicans are dueling one another for legislative and congressional seats — and spending big against incumbents.

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PACs spend $1.3 million in primary to sway Snohomish County voters

The dollar figure will rise before the election Tuesday. Read the fine print: Hit pieces aren’t directly from the candidates.

Top row: Anita Azariah (left), Bert Johnson, Daryl Williams, Gary Kemp and Julio Cortes. Middle row: Bernard Moody. Bottom row: June Robinson (left), Christopher D. Elliott, David Wiley, Mark James and Mary Fosse.

Top row: Anita Azariah (left), Bert Johnson, Daryl Williams, Gary Kemp and Julio Cortes. Middle row: Bernard Moody. Bottom row: June Robinson (left), Christopher D. Elliott, David Wiley, Mark James and Mary Fosse.

2 open seats create intriguing primaries in 38th Legislative District

The usual issues are at play. Meanwhile, the Senate race has an intraparty primary contest.

From top: Jordan M. Sears, Ken Maertens and Tanya Olson. Photo of Snohomish County PUD by Sue Misao / The Herald

From top: Jordan M. Sears, Ken Maertens and Tanya Olson. Photo of Snohomish County PUD by Sue Misao / The Herald

2 challengers for veteran member of Snohomish PUD board

Tanya Olson is seeking a fourth term. Jordan Sears, a Gold Bar council member, and Ken Maertens, engineer, want the job too.

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Editorial: A recap of Herald endorsements for Aug. 2 primary

Ballots are due Tuesday. Here’s your chance to set the ballot for the Nov. 8 general election.

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., speaks at an event with President Joe Biden on April 22, 2022, in Auburn. (AP Photo / Ted S. Warren)

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., speaks at an event with President Joe Biden on April 22, 2022, in Auburn. (AP Photo / Ted S. Warren)

Patty Murray seeks 6th term in US Senate at new inflection point for women

Her Republican challenger Tiffany Smiley, a former nurse from Pasco, contends it is time for a new senator.

Top: Robert Sutherland (left) and Claus Joens. Bottom: Karl de Jong (left) and Sam Low.

Top: Robert Sutherland (left) and Claus Joens. Bottom: Karl de Jong (left) and Sam Low.

Dynamic duel: Republicans Sutherland and Low square off in primary

The incumbent lawmaker and county councilman are a contrast of styles, with many parallels in actual policy.

Top: Carolyn Eslick (left) and Jessica Wadhams. Bottom: Tyller Boomgaarden (left) and Kathryn Lewandowski.

Top: Carolyn Eslick (left) and Jessica Wadhams. Bottom: Tyller Boomgaarden (left) and Kathryn Lewandowski.

Eslick faces 3 foes and new voters in bid for another House term

In the 39th District, a Democrat, a Republican and an Independent are trying to oust the two-term GOP incumbent.

Steve Hobbs, who was sworn in as Washington Secretary of State, on Nov. 22, 2021, at the Capitol in Olympia, poses in front of photos of the 15 people who previously held his office. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Steve Hobbs, who was sworn in as Washington Secretary of State, on Nov. 22, 2021, at the Capitol in Olympia, poses in front of photos of the 15 people who previously held his office. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Washington’s secretary of state draws several challengers

Sen. Steve Hobbs of Lake Stevens was sworn into the position last November. Now, he faces challengers.

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