Election 2017

A potentially transformative council election in Snohomish

As the city adopts a new form of government, many new faces are seeking office.

Majority of Marysville City Council seats are contested

The most closely watched race is between Mark James and Donna Wright.

Lynnwood mayor challenged by councilman in general election

Three City Council members also are facing challengers on the Nov. 7 ballot.

Q&A: The Everett mayoral candidates discuss the issues

We put questions to Cassie Franklin and Judy Tuohy about the challenges in a growing and evolving city.

Everett mayoral candidate Q&A with Judy Tuohy

“What I’m hearing is most of our citizens are overtaxed. They’re struggling to just keep up.”

Everett mayoral candidate Q&A with Cassie Franklin

“We’re going to have to make some very tough decisions. Every department is going to be looked at.”

A first-time candidate takes on a County Council incumbent

Democrat Terry Ryan seeks a second term in District 4. Marcus Barton is a “left-leaning Republican.”

As Mukilteo candidate claims scandal, opponents take action

A PAC will oppose Peter Zieve, who revived a disputed accusation that councilman Bob Champion and the mayor had an affair.

Everett mayor election complaint investigation ongoing

The campaign finance watchdog is looking into the circumstances surrounding a $10,000 donation.

A Democrat and Republican agree: Leave our signs alone!

County Council candidates send a joint message about the theft and vandalism of campaign signs.

Mayoral candidates discuss mental illness and addiction

Cassie Franklin and Judy Tuohy addressed Everett’s status as the epicenter of those problems.

Write-in mayoral candidate’s eligibility is unclear

Gary Watts is being allowed to run in Everett, but if he wins, the city will decide if he qualifies.

Here’s what to do if you want to vote and aren’t registered

Oct. 30 is the deadline for new-voter registration in time for the November election.

Bolshevik replaces BS in Eyman’s voters pamphlet statement

The initiative promoter also lost a bid to include a hyperlink to online coverage of the battle.

County councilman proposes banning safe injection sites

Nate Nehring says county officials also should find “credible, long-term solutions to addiction.”

8 in county may have voted twice in presidential election

They are among 74 cases of potential voter fraud statewide uncovered by the secretary of state.

This guy is aiming to go from Tweakerville to City Hall

Everett mayoral hopeful Gary Watts is counting on voters’ concerns about the city’s drug addicts.

Prosecutor rules against Eyman’s use of ‘B.S.’ in voters pamphlet

Tim Eyman cannot use “B.S.” in a voters guide statement opposing a Mukilteo ballot measure, Snohomish County Prosecutor Mark Roe ruled Monday. “Mr.… Continue reading

Everett’s ‘Tweakerville’ live-cam creator to run for mayor

Gary Watts, an Everett business owner known for his critiques of the city’s response to homelessness and substance abuse, has launched a write-in… Continue reading

Everett mayor’s race may be won, or lost, in these precincts

A lot of voters in last month’s primary must now decide if they want Cassie Franklin or Judy Tuohy to be Everett’s next… Continue reading