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State Democrats ask courts to toss election-fraud lawsuits
The state party wants in on cases in eight Washington counties. A lawsuit in Snohomish County is bound for federal court.
Aggrieved Trump supporters rally in Everett and Olympia
About 200 turned out for a rally at a park-and-ride in Everett, which was followed by a parade of vehicles.
Drop box use surged amid fears of Postal Service reliability
Three of four ballots were returned via a drop box in the presidential election, up almost 44% from 2016.
They made the Electoral College real to hundreds of students
Cascade High School teachers wanted students to see first-hand America’s system of choosing the president.
His health in decline, elector was grateful to cast his vote
Jack Arends of Everett doesn’t know how long his heart will last, but he was determined to fulfill his duty.
Washington’s 12 electors cast votes for Biden and Harris
The votes were cast were part of Electoral College meetings in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
GOP leader seeks recount in a precinct won by Trump and Culp
Ballots cast for president, governor and a House seat in one neighborhood will be tallied again.
Comment: Paper ballots prove the election wasn’t hacked
A switch made by key states to provide a paper-ballot record eliminated a hacking weakness.
Washington secretary of state certifies election results
Joe Biden will receive the state’s 12 electoral votes at the Electoral College on Dec. 14.
Comment: Progressives paid price to be rid of Trump: Biden
It’s not that progressives ought to sit down and shut up. But they do need to choose their battles.
Comment: If we can’t agree on facts, what’s democracy’s fate?
We can wear down belief in Trump’s fictions by starting with the facts on which we all agree.
Voters young and old put this election in the record book
Generations X and Z, and Millennials, showed up and increased their share of votes compared to 2016.
Comment: The damage Trump can do with just two months left
Trump can’t keep the presidency, but there’s much he can do to make things difficult for Biden.
With a final tally, county closes the book on 2020 election
In spite of the pandemic, more voters cast ballots in Snohomish County than in any prior election.
Comment: Biden should follow Lincoln’s steps on the tightrope
Lincoln, trying to balance disparate voices, compared himself to a famed tightrope walker of his day.
Comment: GOP’s blind loyalty reaches back to Watergate era
Elliot Richardson resigned rather than fire a special prosecutor. His courage didn’t register with his party.
Comment: Here’s where donations to Trump’s recount really go
About 60 percent of donations will go toward paying down his campaign debt; the rest to the RNC.
Muzzall captures Senate seat as Price Johnson concedes
The contest in the 10th District emerged as one of the year’s most expensive electoral battles
Comment: Trump, GOP fostering voters’ suspicions of fraud
It’s typical for some voters to suspect fraud, but it’s potentially damaging for officials to foster those fears.
Comment: How to cover a coup; or whatever Trump’s attempting
The news media needs to avoid the ‘both sides’ approach when reporting baseless allegations of voter fraud.