Election 2020

Ex-Massachusetts Gov. Patrick announces Dem presidential bid

Deval Patrick has close ties to former President Barack Obama and his network of political advisers.

 

Everett schools diagramming an offense to pass a $317M bond

The main difference in this proposal is that it does not contain money to build a new high school.

 

Mariner High School. (Mariner High School)

Bond proposal could help Mukilteo’s aging overcrowded schools

The $240 million capital bond proposal the board is considering would fund projects for six years.

 

Everett and Edmonds schools put big-ticket bonds on ballots

Combined, the bonds total nearly $1 billion and would replace three aging schools in each district.

A boring election for state seats in 2020? Try nine of them

Right now, most incumbents for Washington’s executive offices are not facing tough re-election fights.

One of these three Republicans will soon be a state senator

Ron Muzzall, Christine Cribb and Sara Hyatt are vying for the appointment to Barbara Bailey’s seat

Bernie Sanders has heart procedure, cancels campaign events

The 78-year-old presidential candidate experienced chest discomfort during an event Tuesday.

Sen. Barbara Bailey

One Republican era ends and soon another one will begin

Sen. Barbara Bailey’s career quietly ended Monday. Six fellow GOP members are vying to succeed her.

Sen. Barbara Bailey

Democratic debate: Top 2020 contenders finally on same stage

Joe Biden, who is leading in polls, is downplaying the prospects of a clash with Elizabeth Warren.

As state GOP struggles, Dave Reichert eyes run for governor

While he considers it, a Republican candidate deficit extends to other marquee 2020 races.

During a news conference in Olympia on Nov. 30, 2016, Washington presidential elector Levi Guerra (center) is joined by elector Bret Chiafalo of Everett (second from right) as they announce that they’re asking members of the Electoral College to pick a Republican “consensus candidate” rather than Donald Trump. (Steve Bloom / The Olympian via AP)

‘Faithless’ electors win a critical round in federal court

An appeals panel concluded that Colorado electors don’t have to vote for a state’s popular-vote winner.

During a news conference in Olympia on Nov. 30, 2016, Washington presidential elector Levi Guerra (center) is joined by elector Bret Chiafalo of Everett (second from right) as they announce that they’re asking members of the Electoral College to pick a Republican “consensus candidate” rather than Donald Trump. (Steve Bloom / The Olympian via AP)

Seeking time for family, Bailey to resign from state Senate

Oak Harbor Republican will leave office in September after nearly 17 years in the Legislature.

Veteran Island County commissioner hopes to unseat Bailey

Helen Price Johnson, a Democrat, has launched a campaign to defeat the GOP state senator in 2020.

Decision time: Vacant state Senate seat to be filled Monday

If Derek Stanford gets the job, then it’ll be Duerr, Moralez or Rauniyar replacing him in the House.

When will 2020 race for governor begin? When Inslee says so

Three potential candidates are mum for now as the governor vies for president and ponders a third term.

State high court upholds $1,000 fines on ‘faithless electors’

They signed pledges to back their party’s nominee, Clinton, in 2016, but then voted for Colin Powell.

Washington Dems will abide 2020 presidential primary results

Previously, party officials ignored voters and used precinct caucuses to allocate delegates.

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