Politics

Wire Poll on Mayor Race, Re-Wire Policy Conference, Government shutdown

We have poll results out from our first Wire Poll, and some suggested topics to share for this fall’s first Re-Wire Policy Conference. So, while...Read More

Wire Poll: Durkan has strong lead in mayor’s race

The Washington State Wire conducted a telephone poll of likely voters in the Seattle mayoral primary coming up in August. The poll was in the...Read More

Red and Blue in the Evergreen State

Much has been made of the new look of the Washington electoral map resulting from the 2106 election. Like the national election pattern, Donald Trump...Read More

Statement from Jenny Durkan in response to the withdrawal of the lawsuit against Mayor Murray

In response to the withdrawal of the lawsuit against Mayor Murray, former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan released the following statement: Mayor Murray and his husband...Read More

Javier Valdez appointed State Representative for 46th Legislative District

The Martin Luther King Jr. County Council voted unanimously today to appoint Javier Valdez as State representative to the 46th District seat held by Jessyn...Read More

Emerge Washington hires founding Executive Director

Today, Emerge Washington announced that it has hired Karen Besserman as its new executive director. The 18th Emerge America affiliate, Emerge Washington officially launched in...Read More

New survey shows decreased support for ST3

Moore Information’s recent survey asked voters in the Sound Transit District how they would vote again if given the chance. When asked if they would...Read More

Stuckart withdraws from Congressional race

Ben Stuckart has announced that his is withdrawing from the Congressional race, citing family health issues. In the announcement, Stuckart recommits to the citizens of...Read More

Fundraising totals, press going “fishing,” Mainstream Republicans

The purpose of the re-launched Wire is to build a platform for political and economic voices across the spectrum of Washington State’s economy.  We do...Read More

Capitol press corps goes on a ‘fishing expedition’

The capitol press corps is going on a collective “fishing expedition.”  That’s the term for when individuals or organizations make a wide request for public...Read More