Election 2022

Monroe High School (Monroe School District)

‘Set for the next four years’: Monroe schools levy officially passes

The levy funds 14% of the district’s budget including athletics, extracurricular activities and some transportation services.

 

Clyde Shavers, left, and Greg Gilday.

Shavers wins by narrow margin as Dems flip seat in 10th District

Democrat Clyde Shavers won by 211 votes against incumbent state Rep. Greg Gilday. It’s close enough for a recount.

 

Vehicles are parked in front boutique-style businesses on the brick road portion of 270th Street on Friday, July 22, 2022, in Historic West Downtown in Stanwood, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Stanwood voters embrace sales tax to pay for street work

Nearly two-thirds of voters backed a measure to keep the two-tenths of a percent sales tax for maintaining streets, sidewalks and more.

 

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2022 general election results for Snohomish County

Returns for contested races and ballot measures, updated daily as mail-in ballots are counted.

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Lake Stevens voters give a thumbs up to sales tax hike for streets

The 0.2% increase will push the rate in the city to 9.3% on April 1, 2023. It will generate $19 million in the next decade.

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State Representative Robert Sutherland, who is seeking re-election in the 39th District this year, gives a thumbs-up to passing drivers as he and a few volunteers wave flags and campaign signs along the side of State Route 9 on Friday, July 22, 2022, in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Sutherland’s defeat a product of many political ingredients

New boundaries, a tough GOP opponent and Democrats played a role. Sutherland’s embrace of Trump’s election fraud theories did too.

State Representative Robert Sutherland, who is seeking re-election in the 39th District this year, gives a thumbs-up to passing drivers as he and a few volunteers wave flags and campaign signs along the side of State Route 9 on Friday, July 22, 2022, in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Clyde Shavers, left, and Greg Gilday.

Shavers holds 189-vote lead on Gilday in race still too close to call

Shavers, a Democrat, is looking to unseat Gilday, a first-term GOP lawmaker. The outcome could be clear in Wednesday’s tally.

Clyde Shavers, left, and Greg Gilday.
Sen. Patty Murray addresses gathered supporters at the Democratic party on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 in Bellevue, Wash. 222129

Election redux: Incumbents, Trump and election deniers leave their mark

Everett City Council Member Mary Fosse looks to make history, while patience of Monroe school leaders pays off.

Sen. Patty Murray addresses gathered supporters at the Democratic party on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 in Bellevue, Wash. 222129
Tiffany Smiley addresses her supporters Tuesday night at Hyatt Regency in Bellevue, Washington on November 8, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Seattle Times)

Another day of ballot counting doesn’t shake up leaderboards

Democrats still led in two key races in Island County and the Stanwood area. Support grew slightly for a Monroe school levy.

Tiffany Smiley addresses her supporters Tuesday night at Hyatt Regency in Bellevue, Washington on November 8, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Seattle Times)

Comment: Yes, the ballot count is slow; but it can be trusted

Making elections more accessible means a longer count and is not an indication of irregularity or fraud.

Sam Low greets a supporter as people begin to stream in during a midterm election night watch party on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, at Papa’s Mexican Grill in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Shavers leads Gilday, Low leads Sutherland in heated legislative bouts

A key 10th District race was shaken up by a resume scandal. Meanwhile, Sam Low was beating Rep. Robert Sutherland in a GOP duel.

Sam Low greets a supporter as people begin to stream in during a midterm election night watch party on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, at Papa’s Mexican Grill in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
April Berg, alongside her family, cheers as first results are read aloud during a midterm election night watch party on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, at Laters Winery in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Democrats Cortes, Fosse fend off Republicans Kemp, James

Elsewhere in Snohomish County races for state Legislature, incumbents were sweeping.

April Berg, alongside her family, cheers as first results are read aloud during a midterm election night watch party on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, at Laters Winery in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
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U.S. Sen. Patty Murray on her way to sixth term in Congress

Patty Murray led challenger Tiffany Smiley 58% to 42% as Tuesday night’s results began to roll in.

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Hobbs clings to early lead in battle for secretary of state

Hobbs would be the first person of color elected to the post. Anderson hopes to be the state’s first nonpartisan chief elections officer.

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A voter drops off her ballot at the drop box in front of the Mukilteo Library on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, in Mukilteo, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Schrier holds narrow lead as Larsen, DelBene cruise to re-election

Kim Schrier, a Democrat, and Matt Larkin, a Republican, were dueling in a race that was a GOP target this cycle.

A voter drops off her ballot at the drop box in front of the Mukilteo Library on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, in Mukilteo, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
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Brett Rogers, left, and Jason Cummings.

Cummings wins handily in Snohomish County prosecutor race

Jason Cummings, the chief civil deputy prosecutor, was challenged by former cop Brett Rogers, who pledged to be tougher on crime.

Brett Rogers, left, and Jason Cummings.
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Editorial: Your ballot is your civics exam; turn it in today

You have access to the information you need; use it to cast your ballot and practice democracy.

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Dennis Michelson pushes his ballot into the drop box outside of Lynnwood City Hall on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022 in Lynnwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

It’s Election Day: Here’s what to do to get your vote counted

Ballots can be returned by mail or put in a drop box. You can register, then vote, right up until 8 p.m.

Dennis Michelson pushes his ballot into the drop box outside of Lynnwood City Hall on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022 in Lynnwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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Here’s what to do to get your vote counted in Tuesday’s election

Ballots can be returned by mail or put in a drop box. You can register, then vote, right up until 8 p.m.

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