Election 2020

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.

Rates and rural broadband are issues in PUD commission race

Four candidates want to represent District 1 on the Snohomish County Public Utility District board.

Appointees in 38th District are facing primary challengers

After being named to vacant seats, June Robinson and Emily Wicks will be tested in the Aug. 4 vote.

Editorial: A recap of The Herald’s primary endorsements

Make sure your vote counts by returning or mailing your ballot before Aug. 4

Editorial: Endorsements for 1st, 39th, 44th House races

The Herald Editorial Board wraps up its primary endorsements for the state Legislature.

An open House seat draws three hopefuls with civic resumes

Democrats Anne Anderson and April Berg, and Republican Mark James, are vying to serve the 44th District.

Editorial: Logan deserves full term on Snohomish PUD board

The Herald endorses: Sid Logan has the experience needed to balance ratepayers’ diverse concerns.

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.

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