Election 2017

Everett’s mayoral candidates to face off at forums

Two contenders remain in the race for Everett mayor, and voters will have opportunities in the weeks ahead to hear them talk about… Continue reading

In Gold Bar this year, all municipal candidates will win

It looks like Gold Bar will have the same City Council and a new mayor. A special filing period drew a candidate… Continue reading

Recount to decide November ballot in Edmonds schools race

For two Edmonds School Board candidates, the race to win a spot in the general election is down to recount range. Research scientist… Continue reading

Stage is set for a female mayor in critical Everett election

The stage is set for a November to remember as voters in Everett will be electing the first female mayor in the city’s… Continue reading

Franklin, Tuohy likely winners of Everett mayoral primary

It’s looking almost certain Everett’s next mayor will be named Cassie Franklin or Judy Tuohy. Franklin and Tuohy remained in… Continue reading

Cassie Franklin takes 275-vote lead in Everett mayoral race

Cassie Franklin and Judy Tuohy are likely to face off in November in the Everett mayor’s race, barring an… Continue reading

As count continues, Everett mayor’s race still razor-close

The top three candidates for the Everett mayor’s job were separated by just 94 votes as of Wednesday night.… Continue reading

Nehring and Low lead their respective County Council races

Nate Nehring has made a strong case with voters to keep an appointed seat on the Snohomish County Council,… Continue reading

Other races: Fire district commissioner survives gaffe

Incumbent David Chan was dominating in the race for commissioner in Snohomish County Fire District 1, with early… Continue reading

Close race for Everett mayor: Tuohy, Franklin and Sullivan

Experience, know-how on social issues and ties to downtown all proved useful to Everett’s leading mayoral candidates Tuesday night.… Continue reading

It’s Election Day: Get ballots in or postmarked by Aug. 1

It’s time to mark ballots and watch the results roll in. Tuesday’s primary election will chop in half the field of contestants for… Continue reading

Many choices in primary election still key to region’s future

Voters in every corner of Snohomish County have weighty choices in Tuesday’s primary. Nowhere more so than in Everett, the county’s geographical and… Continue reading

The anti-mosque Mukilteo aerospace exec enters politics

Around 7 a.m. on a Friday in mid-June, Peter Zieve settled in at an outside table at… Continue reading

Four seek Mukilteo City Council Position 3 seat in primary

Four candidates will be on the primary election ballot for the Position 3 Mukilteo City Council seat. The winner will replace Randy Lord,… Continue reading

5 vying for 2 positions on Snohomish City Council

People in Snohomish will see substantial turnover in city leadership this year. Five of the City Council’s seven seats are up for grabs,… Continue reading

Commercial flights are a big issue in Mukilteo council race

Three candidates are competing to replace Ted Wheeler, the Position 1 representative who has been on the City Council since 2014 and who… Continue reading

Stanwood council candidates aim at parks, flooding, jobs

A one-term councilwoman is facing two challengers for a seat on the Stanwood City Council. Dorothy Gorsuch is up against planning commissioner Judy… Continue reading

3 seeking Position 2 spot on Everett City Council

The Aug. 1 primary ballot for Position 2 on the Everett City Council includes an incumbent with a background in architecture and crunching… Continue reading

Shean Nasin promises fresh ideas in Everett mayoral bid

Shean Nasin was bursting with ideas and intensity when he sat down for an interview. The Everett mayoral candidate flipped through a spiral… Continue reading

Post bond loss, Sultan school board hopefuls talk frugality

Candidates running for Sultan’s school board share one idea in common. They are focused on making the most of the district’s funding, especially… Continue reading