Upcoming Conference | 2018 Re-Wire Policy Conference, Dec 13, 2018 Register


Sorting through the State House election results

In talking with members of both House caucuses over the last week, as well as other election observers, the 2018 midterm elections appear to have...Read More

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Billig elected Senate Majority Leader

TUKWILA – Sen. Andy Billig, D-Spokane, will be the new Senate Majority Leader in the Washington State Senate, following a vote among Senate Democrats on...Read More

Women step up representation in Washington State’s 2018 midterm elections

One of the biggest stories to come out of the 2018 midterms is the success of women running for office across the country. On a...Read More

Washington State Supreme Court Justice Gonzalez winning over challenger Choi in every county

Washington State Supreme Court Justice Steve Gonzalez is on track to keep his seat on the court for another six-year term. Early results show him...Read More

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Election update: Dems’ gains in both State legislative chambers look more secure

There are still tight races in both State legislative chambers as of this morning: Monday, November 12. If current results were to hold, Senate Democrats would...Read More

Letter from Sen. Joe Fain: Thank you

  Dear Friends, I want to congratulate Senator-Elect Das on her new opportunity to serve South King County in the Washington State Senate. I look...Read More

Matt Shea’s Liberty State campaign: “Stage II” begins January 2019

Rep. Matt Shea, who recently received national attention for a written manifesto he authored on the “Biblical Basis for War,” is also well-known for his...Read More

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

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