Election 2019

In Everett school races, they agree more than they don’t

Four candidates seeking two seats back a proposed bond and vow greater openness with community

Who should run Mukilteo: Strong mayor or city manager?

If Proposition 1 passes, the city will join more than 50 statewide that have a council-manager format.

Four Edmonds City Council seats up for grabs in November

Highway 99 development, public outreach and soothing partisan divides are key topics for candidates.

Future City Council makeup is hot topic in Mukilteo races

Former mayor, controversial company owner and clashing incumbents are among those vying for seats.

Marysville mayor candidates focus on growth, public safety

Jon Nehring has been mayor for almost a decade. Michael Patrick is making his first run for office.

Newcomers seek positions on Stanwood-Camano school board

Two veterans are defending their seats. A few first-time candidates hope to bring fresh perspective.

Stanwood-Camano parents call for board president resignation

The group accuses school board leader Al Schreiber of tinkering with upcoming board elections.

Stanwood council candidates value small-town charm

There are four positions open for election in the Stanwood City Council. The election is Nov. 5.

Teacher, business owner challenge Everett Councilmembers

Only two of the four city council seats up for election drew opposition.

Rivals for treasurer’s job tout political and business skills

It’s city vs. county, wealth management vs. the restaurant industry in this electoral contest.

Sultan City Council candidates look to population increase

Four positions are up for election on Sultan’s City Council. The general election is Nov. 5.

Candidates for Arlington mayor keep city’s growth in mind

Don Vanney, Jr. is running against Mayor Barb Tolbert, who has been in office since 2012.

Washington state to vote on affirmative action referendum

Voters will decide on the amendment to a law that bans both discrimination and preferential treatment.

Sparks fly at I-976 debate: Eyman vs. a mayor and a senator

Dishonesty was a prevalent theme at a Herald forum on the car-tabs ballot measure.

I-976 debate moderators assess Thursday’s showdown in Everett

In “Herald Headlines,” Jerry Cornfield and Jon Bauer sum up the forum that featured sponsor Tim Eyman.

Three director seats up for grabs on Edmonds School Board

Incumbents Carin Chase and Gary Noble face challengers while two newcomers face off for open spot.

Anticipated growth a theme for Sultan mayoral candidates

Russell Wiita is challenging incumbent John Seehuus for the position. The election is on Nov. 5.

A Sound Transit train arrives at Westlake Station in downtown Seattle. (Sue Misao / Herald file) May 2019

Does Sound Transit realize the consequences of this do-over?

Pass or fail, Initiative 976 is a reminder of what critics most dislike about the regional agency.

A Sound Transit train arrives at Westlake Station in downtown Seattle. (Sue Misao / Herald file) May 2019

2 immigrants make their case to be a Snohomish County judge

Anna Alexander, who went by Anna Goykhman for years, is challenging judicial appointee Edirin Okoloko.

Voters, get out your ink pens. Ballots are coming this week.

At stake are an affirmative action law, a car tab initiative and a seat on Snohomish County Council