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Q&A: What Brianna Thomas wants to do as a Seattle City Councilmember  

Brianna Thomas, Chief of Staff to Council President and mayoral candidate Lorena González, is running to fill her boss’s citywide seat on the Seattle City Council....Read More

Former State Treasurer Duane Davidson announces candidacy for State Representative

Former Washington State Treasurer Duane Davidson announced Monday that he will run for the State House in District 8 (Benton County). Calling himself “Washington’s Fiscal...Read More

Advocates say ranked choice voting will restore trust in democracy; Secretary of State’s Office opposes it

At a Wednesday House Appropriations Committee hearing, the Secretary of State’s Office testified in opposition to a bill that would permit the use of ranked...Read More


Secretary of State Kim Wyman presides over Washington’s 2020 Electoral College

Today Secretary of State Kim Wyman presided over Washington’s 2020 Electoral College. The state’s 12 electors cast ballots for Joseph R. Biden for president and...Read More

T’wina Nobles: “We’re going to have to fight hard for reconciliation, for unity, for respect.”

Democrat T’wina Nobles has defeated incumbent Republican Steve O’Ban and will become the next Senator for Washington’s 28th Legislative District. Nobles will be the only...Read More

Senate Democratic Campaign Chair Jamie Pedersen reacts to election results

Senator Jamie Pedersen, Chair of Washington Senate Democratic Campaign (WSDC) was optimistic on election night that his caucus would expand it’s majority. Speaking to Wire...Read More

Secretary of State Kim Wyman on election integrity in Washington State

With the COVID-19 pandemic dragging on and the 2020 election drawing near, states around the country raced to expand mail-in voting and looked to Washington...Read More

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Morning Wire: Election Night in Washington

It feels like, regardless of who wins this year at any level of government, that one chapter of our American story is ending – and another...Read More

Getting ready for “Election Night in Washington”

Next week, in collaboration with TVW, the Wire will host a three-hour “Election Night in Washington” show broadcast via TVW and on our site. We’ll...Read More

NPI releases Lieutenant Governor polling ahead of Heck-Liias debate

This afternoon, ahead of tonight’s Lieutenant Governor debate sponsored by the Washington State Debate Coalition, the Northwest Progressive Institute released its October 2020 polling in...Read More