Election 2018

A guide to our coverage of the candidates and issues

Here’s a list of links to everything we’ve written about Tuesday’s general election.

On the West Coast, the election doesn’t end on election night

Only Washington, Oregon and Colorado conduct all elections exclusively by mail. In California, it’s an option.

Massive voter turnout marks end of volatile election year

With so much at stake up and down the ballot, turnout is expected to eclipse 75 percent.

Here are the 18 Snohomish County ballot drop box locations

You can also mail your ballot without a stamp — this year, anyway.

Vogeli and Rourke vie for open Everett City Council seat

Whoever is elected will have some tough decisions to make next year.

In this quiet statewide race, incumbency means little

“I suspect that most people don’t know either of us,” says a state Supreme Court justice up for re-election.

Election to decide who’s in power at the PUD; two seats open

Two of the three Snohomish County Public Utility District’s commissioner seats are on the ballot.

Tax hike would fund increased emergency calls, higher costs

Everett officials say the demand for services has outstripped available funding.

In 32nd District, GOP will probably lose but still be heard

In the race for two House seats, candidates talk about affordable housing, substance abuse and taxes.

Republicans look to keep grip on seats in 39th District

Concerns about roads, water and gun rights dominate the candidates’ conversations on the campaign trail.

A Berniecrat win on Trump turf may not be too far-fetched

Democrat Ivan Lewis is battling Republican Robert Sutherland, and history, in the 39th district.

Firearms initiative is causing a firestorm of debate

Mike Nelson and Brett Bass are gun owners who disagree on whether I-1639 will increase public safety.

It’s Democrat versus Democrat in this state Senate race

The duel between incumbent Maralyn Chase and challenger Jesse Salomon is about substance and style.

District 10 GOP representatives battle to keep their seats

Norma Smith and Dave Hayes face strong challengers in Democrats Scott McMullen and Dave Paul.

Record-setting $25M pours into 8th District House race

Most of the money comes from outside spending.

Three incumbent House Democrats face spirited challengers

Unlike many of their peers, DelBene, Larsen and Jayapal are heavy favorites to return to Congress.

Lovick and Sax duel on car tabs, tolls and transparency

It’s quieter since Sax posted excerpts of sex abuse investigation of Lovick that produced no charges.

U.S. Senate candidate Hutchison hosts town hall in Bremerton

She expressed support for President Trump, saying he has “kept his promises.”

Maria Cantwell talks education, health care, elections

The three-term senator is facing challenger Susan Hutchison on Nov. 6

Stanford, Colver run to represent the 1st district

Washington’s 1st Legislative District covers Bothell and Kirkland.