Election 2018

Republican who lost Senate race is seeking a partial recount

Roulstone said he is doing it to test the county’s new ballot-counting system, not change the results.


Voters made this a midterm an election for the record books

Turnout was 70.6 percent, the third-highest non-presidential year ever for Snohomish County.


3 Washington state legislative races heading for recounts

The districts involved are in Whatcom, Pierce and Kitsap counties.


Significant changes coming to Everett’s City Council

The first district elections will occur in 2021. Here’s how the transition will work.

Another setback for the state GOP: Rep. Dave Hayes concedes

Democrat Dave Paul has unseated the three-term 10th District lawmaker in the area’s last undecided race.

Updated election results for Snohomish County and Washington

Here are the returns for contested races and ballot measures — and links to official election websites.

Dems still looking at gains in Washington Legislature

Republican Joe Fain of Auburn, under the cloud of a rape allegation, conceded Friday.

A blue wave contributes to unseating a Republican lawmaker

Rep. Mark Harmsworth concedes to Democrat Jared Mead in hotly contested race in Snohomish County.

Kim Schrier wins Washington’s 8th District House race

The 50-year-old pediatrician beat Republican Dino Rossi, who conceded Wednesday night.

At least one local state House seat flips to Democrats

One Republican state lawmaker could be out of his job, while another trails in a close race.

Big corporations were among the winners of Tuesday’s voting

So were gun-safety advocates. But the governor and others concerned about climate change came up short.

2 GOP state lawmakers lose ground to Democratic challengers

After a second day of ballot-counting, there were no changes in outcomes from Tuesday’s election.

Everett voters say yes to City Council districts

And in a council race, Liz Vogeli, with more than 51 percent of the vote, was leading Tyler Rourke.

Dems on track to take House control, but GOP retains Senate

The results allowed both parties to claim partial victory but highlighted an extraordinary realignment of voters.

A wave of Democratic victories doesn’t guarantee their agenda

For example, voter rejection of the carbon-fee measure shows a need for careful environmental policy.

Initiative for first US carbon fee trails; gun measure leads

I-1634, the so-called grocery-tax ban, and I-940, related to police training, were passing.

GOP leader McMorris Rodgers wins re-election to House

The district is centered in Spokane and has not elected a Democrat since 1992.

Radio measure passing; Arlington school levy failing

Voters were supporting a countywide tax for emergency radios, rejecting an Arlington schools bond.

Maria Cantwell wins re-election, defeating Susan Hutchison

Cantwell will be serving her fourth term.

Dems flip a string of GOP seats in early House returns

The Democrats picked up at least 10 Republican-held House seats across the east in early returns.