State Elections HEADLINES
The KCTS 9 Washington Poll released its second wave of results today, showing President Obama widening his edge over Republican Mitt Romney to nearly 20 percentage points, while Democrat Jay Inslee is very narrowly ahead of Republican Rob McKenna in the governors race.
As Jay Inslee and Rob McKenna near the home stretch of their campaigns for governor, Inslee is sticking to big, overarching themes, while McKenna is steering clear of them.
A recent television advertisement on Steve O’Ban, Republican candidate for a House seat in the 28th Legislative District, paints him as having an “extreme agenda” for public schools.
The flare-up over a videotape of Yelm-based spirit channeler JZ Knight railing against Catholics is turning into a cause celebre for Republicans
Ad with teen in short skirt may be racy, but its right: Connelly attacks Darneilles record on voting against 2009 measure
A mailer sent last week by Tacoma trial lawyer and 27th Legislative District Senate candidate Jack Connelly features the image of a teenage girl to illustrate Connellys claim that his opponent, state representative and fellow Democrat Jeannie Darneille, has a concerning record on public safety issues.
Campaign mailings and yard signs blanketing the 2nd Legislative District slam state Sen. Randi Becker, R-Eatonville, for sponsoring a bill that would have let small school districts such as Eatonville’s consider a four-day school week.
THE CLAIMS: A campaign mail piece urging support of Washington’s same-sex marriage referendum ties the measure to domestic partnerships for the elderly.
Voters in the Evergreen State are backing President Obama and same-sex marriage by wide margins, while giving Democrat Jay Inslee a very slight edge over Republican Rob McKenna in the Washington governors race, according to the latest Washington Poll released today.
The Seattle Times Co. began an active campaign Wednesday to support Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna and gay marriage, part of a push to demonstrate the effectiveness of newspaper political advertising.
Bill Driscoll doubles personal stake in House campaign with new $500,000 loan, keeps budget about equal to Derek Kilmer's
Weyerhaeuser descendant and real-estate investment-firm executive Bill Driscoll has roughly doubled his personal stake in his campaign for Congress, lending just more than $1 million of his own money.
The race for Washington governor is considered one of the closest in the country, pitting two-term Republican Attorney General Rob McKenna against Democratic ex-congressman Jay Inslee. Here's where the candidates stand on several key issues.
Computer security experts have identified vulnerabilities in Washington states voter registration databases, raising concerns about the ability of hackers and others to disenfranchise voters.
The races for the two seats in the 28th Legislative District feature familiar faces but divergent views on job creation and public education funding.
Denny Heck and Dick Muri, rival candidates for Congress in Washington’s new 10th district, painted dramatically different visions for the country in their first televised debate Thursday evening in Olympia.
Lights & Sirens: Bonney Lake woman pleads guilty to bilking homeowners' association, former employer
Word on the Street: Puyallup City Council approves appointments to new citizens task force on homelessness
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- Proctors bike-rack bureaucracy tests patience of local Boy Scout
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- Man critically injured in Frederickson motorcycle crash was off-duty King County deputy
- 337 Secrecy ignited firestorms over Benghazi, IRS
- 169 Aide: Obama learned about IRS from news accounts
- 118 He set out to disprove a faith, woo a girl now he loves both
- 75 Narrows tolls to rise; more hikes possible as debt and lack of traffic may push maximum amount over $6 prediction
- 29 Party lines blur at transportation rally