Election 2018

Lovick to Sax: Take down website or we may wind up in court

The Democratic state representative’s lawyer has threatened to file a defamation lawsuit.

Election rival: Lovick was sex abuse suspect in ’90s

Sax posts online excerpts from investigations that produced no charges. Lovick denies allegations.

Even with postage paid, voters couldn’t send ballots on time

While those ballots don’t get counted, taxpayers still must pay the Postal Service for delivering them.

With recount done, a Libertarian looks to be Larsen’s foe

A hand tally of ballots confirmed Brian Luke’s runner-up finish in the August congressional primary.

Court won’t reconsider ruling on deadly force initiative

The state Supreme Court has denied a motion for reconsideration of its ruling on a ballot measure.

State high court sends deadly-force measure to the ballot

But it will be as originally written, not the compromise version of I-940 that lawmakers approved.

Recount needed to determine Larsen’s opponent for Congress

Brian Luke and Gary Franco are vying to be runner-up and face the incumbent on the November ballot.

Supreme Court clears way for Washington gun measure

I-1639 would raise the age for the purchase of a semi-automatic rifle to 21.

McCoy fined for late reporting of thousands in contributions

In some cases, contributions did not get disclosed until more than two years after they were received.

Final primary election results for Snohomish County

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

Still close, recount could decide Rep. Larsen’s November foe

Challengers Brian Luke and Gary Franco are separated by fewer than 100 votes in the primary tally.

Judge nixes gun restriction measure, says print is too small

It now goes to the state Supreme Court to decide if Initiative 1639 will be on the ballot this fall.

Darrington’s fire levy may pass after all

A week after election night, the margin of passage was 11 votes, with few ballots left to count.

Democrat Schrier advances in 8th District U.S. House race

She prevailed over two other Democrats in the primary and will face Republican Dino Rossi in November.

PUD’s Vaughn may be out, Darrington fire levy may be in

Friday night election tallies show changing results while some ballots remain uncounted.

9th District House race likely to feature 2 Democrats

It’s a nail-biter for Democrats trying to gain control of the House for the first time since 2010.

Small shifts but no changes in second day of vote counting

A levy increase sought by Fire District 24 in Darrington continued to falter.

After this primary thrashing, GOP could be SOL in Olympia

Republicans in the Legislature have three months to come up with a stunning election counterpunch.

Democrats see opportunity in Washington congressional races

They were celebrating early returns in races for U.S. House seats held by Republicans.

Primary roundup: State Sen. Hobbs survives GOP attack ads

Meanwhile, in Everett, an appointed city councilwoman was trailing two challengers.