Election 2018

Ballot measures: Marysville sales tax passing for new jail

Tuesday results also showed numerous fire district levies were passing — though not all.

Democrats hopeful they can flip Washington House seat

Republican Dino Rossi is expected to advance to the general election in the 8th Congressional District.

It’s Election Day, and no stamp is no problem

Drop your ballot in any mailbox, but it must be postmarked today. There also are special ballot boxes.

Voters face array of decisions in Tuesday’s primary election

For example, which of 28 challengers will face Democratic Sen. Maria Cantwell this fall?

Dueling GOP candidates dominate Senate race in the 39th

A duel involving two conservative Republicans with political experience is dominating a contest for a state Senate seat in the northeast stretches of Snohomish County.… Continue reading

Hobbs seeks 4th term against two challengers

What makes this an important seat is the partisan divide in the chamber.

Larsen faces 5 foes in bid for 10th term

It’s the first time he’s run without a mainstream Republican in the race.

Everett must fight opioids, 3 City Council candidates agree

Engineer Tyler Rourke and organizer Liz Vogeli challenge appointed incumbent Ethel McNeal

DelBene faces four challengers looking to change dynamic in DC

They are competing to represent the 1st Congressional District.

It’s only the primary but for the parties the stakes are high

In the era of the Top Two primary, next month’s winners likely will also win in the general election.

3 challengers hope to unseat appointed PUD commissioner

The utility serves more than 348,000 electric customers in Snohomish County and on Camano Island.

4 challenging veteran on Snohomish County PUD

The utility serves more than 348,000 electric customers in the county and on Camano Island.

In ads, Republicans punish a Democrat for voting their way

State Sen. Steve Hobbs is getting slammed for supporting bills introduced by GOP lawmakers.

Ballots will be mailed Thursday for Aug. 7 primary election

Participation could creep higher this year because voters, for the first time, won’t need stamps.

Everett Districts Now shelves its own ballot initiative

Instead, the group will campaign for one of the options the City Council is putting before voters.

Everett voters to decide whether to create council districts

The City Council has unanimously agreed to put the proposed change on the November ballot.

Soda pop seen at a grocery store in Everett. (Sue Misao / Herald file)

Ballot measure would ban local taxes on groceries and soda

Backers have submitted petitions to put Initiative 1634 to a vote in November.

Soda pop seen at a grocery store in Everett. (Sue Misao / Herald file)

Marysville voters to consider sales tax increase

Funds would be used for a new police and jail building, which are to become part of a civic campus.