Election 2018

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

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.

Lovick to Sax: Take down website or we may wind up in court
Election rival: Lovick was sex abuse suspect in ’90s

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

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

Election rival: Lovick was sex abuse suspect in ’90s
Even with postage paid, voters couldn’t send ballots on time

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.

Even with postage paid, voters couldn’t send ballots on time
With recount done, a Libertarian looks to be Larsen’s foe

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.

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

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

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.

State high court sends deadly-force measure to the ballot
Recount needed to determine Larsen’s opponent for Congress

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.

Recount needed to determine Larsen’s opponent for Congress

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

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.

McCoy fined for late reporting of thousands in contributions
Final primary election results for Snohomish County

Final primary election results for Snohomish County

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

Final primary election results for Snohomish County
Still close, recount could decide Rep. Larsen’s November foe

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.

Still close, recount could decide Rep. Larsen’s November foe
Judge nixes gun restriction measure, says print is too small

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.

Judge nixes gun restriction measure, says print is too small

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

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.

Democrat Schrier advances in 8th District U.S. House race
PUD’s Vaughn may be out, Darrington fire levy may be in

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

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

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

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

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.

After this primary thrashing, GOP could be SOL in Olympia
Democrats see opportunity in Washington congressional races

Democrats see opportunity in Washington congressional races

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

Democrats see opportunity in Washington congressional races
Primary roundup: State Sen. Hobbs survives GOP attack ads

Primary roundup: State Sen. Hobbs survives GOP attack ads

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

Primary roundup: State Sen. Hobbs survives GOP attack ads