Election 2017

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)
Challengers seek change for Marysville schools

Challengers seek change for Marysville schools

But two incumbents on the School Board say the district is in good hands.

Challengers seek change for Marysville schools
The race for Position 2 in Mukilteo is a contentious one

The race for Position 2 in Mukilteo is a contentious one

Controversial businessman Peter Zieve is challenging City Council President Bob Champion.

The race for Position 2 in Mukilteo is a contentious one
Progressive alliance changes Everett mayoral candidate pick

Progressive alliance changes Everett mayoral candidate pick

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

Progressive alliance changes Everett mayoral candidate pick
With more ballot drop boxes, will more people vote?

With more ballot drop boxes, will more people vote?

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

With more ballot drop boxes, will more people vote?
Position 1 and 2 Arlington City Council incumbents challenged

Position 1 and 2 Arlington City Council incumbents challenged

Economic development, public safety among the top issues for candidates.

Position 1 and 2 Arlington City Council incumbents challenged
Contested Lake Stevens council race pits newcomer against vet

Contested Lake Stevens council race pits newcomer against vet

Michele Hampton chose to run against Kim Daughtry out of a belief in term limits.

Contested Lake Stevens council race pits newcomer against vet
3 Everett City Council positions contested in the election

3 Everett City Council positions contested in the election

Meanwhile, if one of two council members running for mayor wins, a replacement will be appointed.

3 Everett City Council positions contested in the election
Election strategy pits one councilmember against another

Election strategy pits one councilmember against another

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

Election strategy pits one councilmember against another
Trump invoked in heated race for south county fire board

Trump invoked in heated race for south county fire board

A firefighters union puts his face on a mailer citing incumbent David Chan’s racially charged remarks.

Trump invoked in heated race for south county fire board
Highway 99 looms large over Edmonds City Council races

Highway 99 looms large over Edmonds City Council races

A new waterfront connector and the city’s saltwater marsh also capture candidates’ attention.

Highway 99 looms large over Edmonds City Council races
4 candidates seeking 2 positions on Edmonds School Board

4 candidates seeking 2 positions on Edmonds School Board

It’s the largest district in the county, with an enrollment of 20,534 students.

4 candidates seeking 2 positions on Edmonds School Board
Everett School Board candidates focus on graduation rates

Everett School Board candidates focus on graduation rates

The incumbent says rates are rising. Her challenger says more can be done.

Everett School Board candidates focus on graduation rates

Everett mayoral campaign is one of the priciest ever

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

3 fire departments seek levies to support emergency services

District 25 in Oso is hoping to pass its first fire levy in 22 years.

Mukilteo School Board candidates talk testing, equity

Mukilteo School Board candidates talk testing, equity

Geoffrey Thorp, a 12-year incumbent, is being challenged by Shaun Olsen, who is seeking his first elected office.

Mukilteo School Board candidates talk testing, equity
Q&A with candidates running for Snohomish County Council

Q&A with candidates running for Snohomish County Council

Republican incumbent Sam Low faces Democratic challenger Kristin Kelly in District 5.

Q&A with candidates running for Snohomish County Council
Mayor’s office, 3 council seats contested in Monroe election

Mayor’s office, 3 council seats contested in Monroe election

Traffic, the opioid epidemic, the economy and homeless are cited as campaign issues.

Mayor’s office, 3 council seats contested in Monroe election

Ballots are going out and voting will soon begin

In Snohomish County, one of the marquee contests is in Everett, where voters are choosing a new mayor.

Snohomish mayoral candidates have very little in common

Snohomish mayoral candidates have very little in common

Karen Guzak and John Kartak are vying for the new position.

Snohomish mayoral candidates have very little in common
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