Election 2020

Bond defeat scuttles plans for Everett school improvements

The continuing pandemic and recession likely were factors in the district’s second bond setback in three years.

 

Comment: Harris’ elevation to ticket has been long time coming

Following many women before her in politics, Harris could deliver final blow to the glass ceiling.

 

Local Black leaders: Harris is blazing new trail in politics

They say the Democratic vice-presidential candidate will crack open a door long shut to women of color.

 

Updated 2020 primary election results for Snohomish County

Returns for contested races and ballot measures, updated daily as mail-in ballots are counted.

Auditor: Voter turnout could be historic in Snohomish County

After Saturday’s tally, the Everett schools bond was still a longshot and Lakewood’s tech levy was passing.

Everett school bond, Lakewood levy failing in new tallies

Both school measures had been just shy of the votes needed to pass on election night.

Everett school bond loses ground in latest tally of ballots

Some good news in Lakewood where the district’s two-year technology levy inched closer to passage

Gov. Jay Inslee cruises, with GOP’s Loren Culp a strong 2nd

Denny Heck leads the contest for lieutenant governor. Incumbent Democrats routed foes in other statewide races.

Appointees leading in area legislative races; few close ones

It was a solid night for incumbents, with more than half the expected ballots counted.

Jen Hirman and her daughter Elizabeth, who attends Jackson High, waves signs along Evergreen Way in support of the Everett schools levy on Monday, Aug. 3, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

School levies are in trouble in Lakewood and Darrington

Everett’s $317 million bond proposal is within striking distance, but levies could go down in the north county.

Jen Hirman and her daughter Elizabeth, who attends Jackson High, waves signs along Evergreen Way in support of the Everett schools levy on Monday, Aug. 3, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Mead and Carrington lead in Snohomish County Council race

Incumbent PUD Commissioner Sid Logan will likely face Rob Toyer for a spot on the utility board.

Commentary: What Biden’s veep pick will tell us about Biden

Choosing someone who has no ambitions on 2024 would be a mistake for himself and the party.

Tuesday is your last chance to cast a ballot in the primary

Voters will decide school measures and determine the November match-ups for local, state and federal offices.

With the primary in a pandemic, candidates had to adapt

Voting ends Tuesday in an election without big rallies, fundraisers and face-to-face debates.

Still want to vote in the primary? You have until Tuesday

State law allows registering and voting on same day. There are three places in the county to do so.

Commentary: Threats to 2020 election extend to U.S. Senate

Time is running out for us to invest in badly needed security improvements to U.S. voting systems.

School levies in front of Lakewood, Darrington voters again

After setbacks in February, both districts trimmed their proposals in pursuit of success Tuesday.

Commentary: Why Biden’s choice for veep really does matter

Since the Carter administration, the vice presidency has been elevated in its influence and importance.

Sex ed, local control at heart of race for state schools chief

Incumbent Chris Reykdal faces five foes who argue he’s pushing too many state policies on school districts.

Five challengers bid for vacant 10th District House seat

Four Democrats and one Republican are looking to take the seat Rep. Norma Smith held for 12 years.

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