70% of candidates in biggest races are women

We took a look at the candidates for mayor on the ballot this fall in the largest cities in Washington State.  Not all cities directly...Read More

Primary results for local elections

Primary election results were certified yesterday, putting an end to some close local races. Here’s a quick run down of some mayor and city council...Read More

Legislative race primary results

Here are the certified election results for the August 1st state legislative primary races. Republicans and Democrats each had the lead in four of the...Read More

Official Statement from Cary Moon on today’s ballot counts

Today’s ballot counts look very good; we’re still on the right track to make it to the general election this fall and we are ready...Read More

Seattle Mayoral Election: Primary Night Election Parties

August 1 was the primary election and we’ve been watching several races here at the Wire, including the crowded race to become the next mayor...Read More

Cary Moon’s official statement on tonight’s primary results

This is an unusually crowded primary, with Seattle voters and candidates flooding forums, town halls, blogs and living rooms with new ideas, visions and energy...Read More

Rep. Tarleton elected Pacific Northwest Economic Region Vice-President

State Representative Gael Tarleton (D-Ballard) was elected as a Pacific Northwest Economic Region (PNWER) Vice President last week during PNWER’s 27th Annual Summit in Portland,...Read More

Representative John Koster to step down

State Representative John Koster is leaving the Legislature next month to lead the County Road Administration Board (CRAB) as its new Executive Director. CRAB is...Read More

Capital budget, Ryan Calkins, #dadhacks

With luck, today will be the last day of the 2017 legislative session, giving us a whopping 12 days before the August primary.  We’ve got...Read More

Political punditry from the Deja Vu strip club

Chalk this one up to leaving a digital trail of crumbs when perhaps you didn’t want to. In reviewing political ads, I came across Nikkita...Read More