Election 2020

Editorial: Robinson, Wicks best for 38th Senate, House races

The Herald endorses: Following appointments, both have the experience to serve constituents well.

Everett schools seek to tackle present, future needs with $317M bond

The measure replaces schools and adds classrooms. Foes say it’s too pricy and won’t ease overcrowding.

Editorial: Support for school bond, levies invests in future

Everett is seeking upgrades at nearly all schools. Levies are sought in Darrington and Lakewood.

Editorial: Retain Mead on Snohomish County Council

Appointed in April, Mead has shown leadership and the ability to work with the rest of the council.

Ready or not, voting in primary election begins this week

Voters will winnow the field for local, state and federal offices. School bonds, levies on tap too.

Editorial: Retain Peterson, Ortiz-Self for 21st LD, House

The past experience and effectiveness of both lawmakers warrants their reelections.

Commentary: Yes on bond can turn students into superheroes

The Everett Schools bond will help fund career programs in health care and more to serve growing needs.

Editorial: Woodard, Paul for state House’s 10th District

The Herald endorses: Suzanne Woodard and Dave Paul for the ‘purple’ multi-county legislative district.

Comment: Jimmy Carter’s role in creating the modern veepstakes

Carter turned the selection of a running mate into a campaign event, then went with a safe bet.

Eyman is in the voter guide after removing Inslee reference

The initiative-promoter turned GOP candidate was told references to the governor weren’t allowed.

Eyman told he can’t talk about Inslee in voter guide statement

The initiative-promoter turned GOP candidate was informed his references to the governor aren’t allowed.

Foes file signatures for measure to repeal new sex-ed law

Referendum 90 would let voters decide fate of controversial legislation signed by governor in March.

Future of new sex ed law may rest in the hands of voters

Opponents are confident they have enough signatures to put a referendum on the November ballot.

Commentary: It’s no longer Trump’s economy; it’s the pandemic’s

While the economy is likely to improve, it may not recover quickly enough to help Trump in November.

Comment: The white privilege behind Biden’s ‘ain’t black’ quote

Believing black voters can be written out of group membership based on their vote is presumptuous.

With 36 candidates for governor, it’s a long primary ballot

For Snohomish County, here are the names of those running for local, state and federal offices.

Hobbs withdraws from crowded race for lieutenant governor

The Lake Stevens state senator cited extended duty with Washington National Guard as a factor.

Many file for county, state and federal offices

No race attracted more candidates than for governor, which includes Inslee, Eyman and Goodspaceguy.

As Robinson moves to the Senate, Wicks gets a House seat

Robinson, a House member for seven sessions, is succeeding John McCoy who retired in April

Supreme Court ponders state’s limits on presidential electors

Justices on Wednesday considered cases in which an Everett man and others went rogue and didn’t vote for Clinton.

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