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WA Reps. DelBene and Heck announce bid for national campaign leadership

The day after Democrats took control of the US House, Washington State Representatives Suzan DelBene and Denny Heck announced their intent to compete for Chair...Read More

Morning Wire:  Complete reporting from the 2018 elections

Our team worked over-time last night, reporting from Federal Way, Bellevue and Lynnwood, to bring you stories and analysis from the 2018 elections.  Our team...Read More

Three observations from election night returns

Finding lessons in the early aftermath of an election can sometimes be a fool’s errand.  Later election returns can shift the results markedly, as happened...Read More

Early results show Dems maintaining, maybe expanding, State Senate majority

The Washington State Senate is made up of 49 senators: one from each Legislative District. This year, 25 senators’ terms expired. Before the election, the...Read More

What election night felt like in Washington’s 30th LD

Going into Election Day, the 30th LD Senate seat was seen as a battleground. Republican incumbent Mark Miloscia beat his Democratic challenger, Claire Wilson, by...Read More

Early results show voter approval for three initiatives, carbon fee falls behind

This midterm election, Washington voters made their voices heard on four big-issue initiatives that drew national attention. Early results show 20- and 18-point advantages in...Read More

House Dems lead in 7 legislative districts

House Democrats led in 57 races on election night, according to late night returns.  This represents a pick up of 7 seats where Democratic candidates...Read More

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New voter registrations are up by over 50 percent compared to last midterm year

There have been 252,224 new state voter IDs created in 2018 “that have not been identified as transfers or duplicates,” according to the latest data...Read More

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Ted Cummings “galvanized” by support following Matt Shea’s manifesto

Over the last few days, public reaction to news that state Rep. Matt Shea wrote and distributed a manifesto entitled “Biblical Basis for War” has...Read More

Initiative 1631 is garnering national press; here’s what they’re saying

State initiatives typically get local press leading up to an election. This year’s Washington State Initiative 1631, better known as the carbon fee initiative, is...Read More