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Wife of Vancouver Senate candidate verbally accosted while canvassing

“I can see it in your eyes, you hate white people, I can see it,” said an unidentified man as he launched into an incoherent,...Read More

Jaime Herrera Beutler and Carolyn Long clash in 3rd Congressional District debate

In a 3rd Congressional District debate hosted by the Clark County League of Women Voters, Republican incumbent Jaime Herrera Beutler and Democratic challenger Carolyn Long...Read More

A race to define the political middle in Washington’s 8th Congressional District

Early on in his congressional campaign, Jesse Jensen spoke over the phone with James Mattis, the Marine general, former defense secretary, and Washington native. Jensen,...Read More

Top ten state Senate fundraisers in final week of September

With just over month remaining until the November election, legislative candidates in tight races are adding to their war chests heading into the final stretch....Read More

Video: 2020 OSPI General Election Debate

On Thursday, September 17th, the Washington State Wire hosted a virtual debate between the general election candidates for Superintendent of Public Instruction: Chris Reykdal and...Read More

Discrepancy found in OSPI candidate Maia Espinoza’s voters’ guide statement

In May, Maia Espinoza, a general election candidate for the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), submitted a voters’ guide candidate statement to the...Read More

Political considerations entwined in disputes over Kalama Methanol plant

State Senator Dean Takko’s statement was unequivocal: With this report, the Department of Ecology has proven once again that the Kalama Methanol facility will result...Read More

Loren Culp and Republican candidates pitch their campaigns to voters at Redmond rally

Republican gubernatorial nominee Loren Culp made an appearance in the city of Redmond recently for a campaign rally. The second stop in a series of...Read More

“Day-to-day” issues expected to tip the scales in tight 10th LD general election contests

After competitive primaries for all three of its seats, Washington’s 10th Legislative District is proving to be one of the state’s most closely divided swing...Read More

Putting summertime election polling in context

Labor Day is just a week away, and with that comes what many consider to be the final sprint toward the general election. August’s Republican...Read More