South County Politics

Monday deadline for registration to vote in primary

Monday is the last day for voters to register by mail or online for the Aug. 6 primary election, or for previously registered Washington voters… Continue reading

Lynnwood candidates’ statements on city finances

Three candidates are running in the Aug. 6 primary for the Lynnwood City Council position that two-term Councilman Mark Smith is giving up to run… Continue reading

Lynnwood council candidates talk finances

Four candidates are running in the Aug. 6 primary for the position on the Lynnwood City Council that Councilwoman Kerri Lonergren-Dreke is giving up. The… Continue reading

New voters can register for primary through Monday

New Washington voters can register through Monday to vote in the Aug. 6 primary election, but they must register at the Snohomish County Auditor’s Office… Continue reading

Congressman Larsen at Mountlake Terrace Senior Center Friday at noon

Congressman Rick Larsen will speak at the Mountlake Terrace Senior Center at noon today. Larsen will speak to seniors from noon to 1 p.m. about… Continue reading

Lynnwood City Council candidates release initial statements

Four candidates are running in the Aug. 6 primary for the position on the Lynnwood City Council that Councilwoman Kerri Lonergren-Dreke is giving up. The… Continue reading

State Sen. Chase: ‘We must act now’ to support GMO labeling

Democratic state Sen. Maralyn Chase said Monday that the Legislature must act now to support labeling of genetically modified food products. “For everyone who doubted… Continue reading

Introductory statements from a Lynnwood Council incumbent and two challengers

James Robert Deal and Michael Moore. The top… Continue reading

Introductory statements from three candidates for an open seat on the Lynnwood City Council

Three candidates are running in the Aug. 6 primary for the Lynnwood City Council position that two-term Councilman Mark Smith is giving up to run… Continue reading

Introductory statements from three challengers to Lynnwood Mayor Don Gough

Two-term incumbent Lynnwood Mayor Don Gough faces three challengers in the Aug. 6 primary —- city councilmen Loren Simmonds and Mark Smith and Edmonds Community… Continue reading

Introductory statements from candidates for County Council, District 4

Republican Robert Reedy and Democrat Terry Ryan are running for the position on the Snohomish County Council that incumbent Democratic Councilman Dave Gossett must give… Continue reading

Democrats endorse candidates in south Snohomish County

Snohomish County Democrats at a June 15 meeting endorsed Terry Ryan for Snohomish County Council, District 4, incumbent Don Gough for Lynnwood mayor, appointed incumbent… Continue reading

U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on Voting Rights calls for action, lawmaker says

With the U.S. Supreme Court decision Tuesday that parts of the federal voting rights act are unconstitutional, Democratic state Rep. Luis Moscoso said that states… Continue reading

Introductory statements from candidates for one of two seats on the Ronald Wastewater District Board

A few voters in the far southwest corner of Snohomish County will help elect two commissioners of the Ronald Wastewater District, which mostly is in… Continue reading

Primary ballots and voters pamphlets in mail

The Snohomish County Elections Department mailed ballots Thursday for the Aug. 6 primary to voters in Lynnwood, Mountlake Terrace, Brier and unincorporated areas of Fire… Continue reading

Statements from challengers for Lynnwood mayor

Two-term incumbent Lynnwood Mayor Don Gough faces three challengers in the Aug. 6 primary: City Councilmen Loren Simmonds and Mark Smith, and Edmonds Community College… Continue reading

No fix for voters’ remorse here

By Evan Smith If you’ve heard that early voters can get their ballots back to make changes, it’s not going to happen here. The 33… Continue reading

In-person accessible voting Monday and Tuesday at Lynnwood Library

People can vote in person Monday and Tuesday at the Lynnwood library. An accessible voting unit at the library is available from 10 a.m. to… Continue reading

Edmonds council incumbents leading

The three Edmonds City Council incumbents on the Tuesday ballot all were leading in early returns with only one in a close race. In the… Continue reading

Monday deadline for registration to vote in general election

Monday is the last day for voters to register by mail or online for the Nov. 5 general election or for previously registered Washington voters… Continue reading

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