Election 2020

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 concludes Colorado electors don’t have to vote for winner of state’s popular vote.

 

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.