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Elections

New poll shows Cantwell with double digit lead over Hutchison

Results from a poll released Thursday show Sen. Maria Cantwell with a substantial lead over Republican Susan Hutchison. The poll, sponsored by the Northwest Progressive...Read More

Morning Wire: Rep. Dye Q&A, WSLC on 1631, Inslee in DC

Filing week, charter schools, and Susan Hutchison are all featured in this week's edition of the Morning Wire....Read More

2018 candidate filing week: trends, surprises, and races to watch

Friday marked the end of a busy 2018 filing week where 426 candidates filed for 158 statewide offices in Washington. Overall, the crowd of candidates...Read More

Inslee, Wyman announce funding for 2018 statewide ballot return postage

Gov. Inslee and Secretary of State Wyman announced they have secured funding for statewide ballot return postage in the 2018 Primary and General Elections....Read More

House Democrats vote to suspend Rep. Sawyer’s chairmanship following evidence of workplace misconduct

The HDC has voted to suspend Representative Sawyer from his position as Chair of the Committee on Commerce & Gaming....Read More

Washington House leaders may suspend Rep. Sawyer’s chairmanship

A special meeting has been called to consider suspending Representative David Sawyer from his role as Chair of the Commerce & Gaming committee....Read More

Poll: Washington may be a key state for independent candidates to succeed

A new poll shows Washington may be a particularly advantageous state for independent candidates to succeed....Read More

Wyman sends letter requesting emergency funds for statewide pre-paid ballot postage

Secretary of State Kim Wyman requests up to $2 million in emergency funds to pay for statewide pre-paid ballot postage for the 2018 elections....Read More

Bailey Stober, former King County Democrats Chair, announces he will run for legislature

Bailey Stober, who resigned as chairman following findings of workplace misconduct, has announced he will run for the legislature....Read More

“Jay Inslee’s not done” or how he runs for both President and Governor at the same time

It's possible Gov. Inslee runs for both the Democratic Presidential nomination in 2020, and for re-election for governor. It turns out the timing could work...Read More