State Elections HEADLINES
The executive director of the Democrats state Senate campaign committee is being investigated after indications that he made improper expenditures using the groups money, lawmakers said Saturday.
As Washington state lawmakers begin voting on legislation in the House chambers this week, they will record their yeas and nays on a new roll-call system that cost more than a half million dollars.
The Pierce and Kitsap County boards interviewed Gig Harbor Democrats Todd Iverson and Nathaniel Schlicher on Thursday for a vacancy in the Legislature. With control of the Senate resting on a scalpel’s edge, they sent emergency room doctor Schlicher to Olympia.
If you ever feel depressed about our political system, dismayed by the growing influence of money, PACs and Super PACs, remember the 27th District state Senate race of 2012.
Election officials sorting through ballots in Clark County say they found more than a thousand uncounted.
In his first post-campaign press conference today, Democrat Jay Inslee announced the co-chairs of his Transition Committee, a group heavy on education experience.
Democrat Kathleen Drew has conceded, making Republican Kim Wyman the undisputed winner of the Washington secretary of state race and the lone Republican running statewide to win in the Evergreen State this fall.
Trial lawyer Jack Connelly smashed campaign spending records, but it was six-term state Rep. Jeannie Darneille who cashed in at the ballot box Tuesday.
Democrat Jay Inslee took an early lead over Republican Rob McKenna in the Washington governor's race Tuesday. But it might be days before the nationally-watched contest is completely decided.
Dawn Morrell had a narrow lead in her bid to return to Olympia after a two-year absence, early election returns show.
Republican Steve OBan was leading Eric Choiniere, a Democrat and University Place city councilman, for the open House seat being vacated by Troy Kelley, who filed for state auditor.
In the race for 27th District state House, Jake Fey is easily defeating fellow Democrat Lauren Walker after the first ballot counts.
State Rep. Jeannie Darneille is cruising to victory over trial lawyer Jack Connelly in the race pitting two Democrats for the open 27th District senate seat representing Tacoma.
The campaigns for Republican Rob McKenna and Democrat Jay Inslee are avoiding predictions of victory tonight, and both are managing expectations in the event it takes a few days to figure out a winner. The election is the first exclusively vote-by-mail to pick a Washington governor in state history.
This is the letter that Katie Blinn, co-director of elections at the secretary of states office, sent to the King County political parties, the state parties and the gubernatorial campaigns today requesting information about any ballots collected by their staff or volunteers.
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