Election 2019

It works! State election system debuts without feared drama

It works! State election system debuts without feared drama

And a new law allowing folks to register and vote on Election Day didn’t get a ton of takers.

It works! State election system debuts without feared drama
Gregerson, Dunn lead Dems in crowded County Council race

Gregerson, Dunn lead Dems in crowded County Council race

Republican Anna Rohrbough hoped to carry strong primary-night momentum into November.

Gregerson, Dunn lead Dems in crowded County Council race
Former mayor first among leaders in Mukilteo council races

Former mayor first among leaders in Mukilteo council races

Peter Zieve, a controversial aerospace executive, was second in one race and is likely to advance.

Former mayor first among leaders in Mukilteo council races
Nelson and Tibbott snag top spots in Edmonds mayoral race

Nelson and Tibbott snag top spots in Edmonds mayoral race

After combining for nearly 75%, the two city councilmen are likely to face-off in November.

Nelson and Tibbott snag top spots in Edmonds mayoral race
Instant primary election analysis by Jerry Cornfield

Instant primary election analysis by Jerry Cornfield

Our political writer discusses what he sees in the early returns of the Aug. 6, 2019, primary election.

Instant primary election analysis by Jerry Cornfield
Not registered? You can still vote in the primary election

Not registered? You can still vote in the primary election

Same-day registration allows a person to cast a vote in some of the 28 local races.

Not registered? You can still vote in the primary election
You have until Tuesday to vote. Here are the choices

You have until Tuesday to vote. Here are the choices

Check out this handy guide to the Herald’s coverage of local candidates and issues.

You have until Tuesday to vote. Here are the choices
Three candidates vie for the Port of Everett District 1 seat

Three candidates vie for the Port of Everett District 1 seat

Two will move on to the November general election after Tuesday’s primary.

Three candidates vie for the Port of Everett District 1 seat
In Marysville, 5 candidates run for city council position

In Marysville, 5 candidates run for city council position

Their top issues include reducing traffic, creating jobs and stopping opioid addiction.

In Marysville, 5 candidates run for city council position
Mukilteo musical chairs: 12 in the race for 4 council seats

Mukilteo musical chairs: 12 in the race for 4 council seats

Candidates for city council known for theatrics include newbies, incumbents and a former mayor.

Mukilteo musical chairs: 12 in the race for 4 council seats
Six vie for two seats on Everett School Board

Six vie for two seats on Everett School Board

Transparency and student opportunities are key as candidates aspire to make November ballot.

Six vie for two seats on Everett School Board
Tuesday’s primary is first test for statewide election system

Tuesday’s primary is first test for statewide election system

VoteWa folds state’s 39 county systems into one, boosting cybersecurity, election-day registration

Tuesday’s primary is first test for statewide election system
Lake Stevens candidates talk jobs, safety, traffic, Costco

Lake Stevens candidates talk jobs, safety, traffic, Costco

Incumbent Todd Welch is up against Mary Dickinson and Carolyn Bennett for a seat on the city council.

Lake Stevens candidates talk jobs, safety, traffic, Costco
3 councilmembers, city planner want to be Edmonds’ next mayor

3 councilmembers, city planner want to be Edmonds’ next mayor

The seat was left open after Dave Earling decided not to seek a third term.

3 councilmembers, city planner want to be Edmonds’ next mayor
Marysville school board incumbents face primary challengers

Marysville school board incumbents face primary challengers

For the first time, Mariana Maksimos and Tom Albright will run opposed in school board elections.

Marysville school board incumbents face primary challengers
Four candidates look to succeed Edmonds School Board leader

Four candidates look to succeed Edmonds School Board leader

They’ve worked in the school district or with it. Now they want to shape the policies that guide it.

Four candidates look to succeed Edmonds School Board leader
In Lake Stevens signage debate, city ordinance may be unlawful

In Lake Stevens signage debate, city ordinance may be unlawful

A Lake Stevens code regulating sign size based on content is violating a 2015 Supreme Court ruling.

In Lake Stevens signage debate, city ordinance may be unlawful
Four challengers taking on Edmonds School Board incumbent

Four challengers taking on Edmonds School Board incumbent

They are talking about teacher layoffs and improving communication between the board and parents.

Four challengers taking on Edmonds School Board incumbent
Edmonds mayoral candidate’s tax lien surfaces before primary

Edmonds mayoral candidate’s tax lien surfaces before primary

Mike Nelson said the debt, which was paid off last year, doesn’t disqualify him from office.

Edmonds mayoral candidate’s tax lien surfaces before primary
Ready, set, vote: Primary ballots will be arriving this week

Ready, set, vote: Primary ballots will be arriving this week

Same-day registration will be in place. And the state will be using a new election management system

Ready, set, vote: Primary ballots will be arriving this week
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