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Redistricting: Tracking state elections and legislative composition

The 2018 “blue wave” midterms saw increased Democratic representation in many state legislatures, including Washington State’s. Put in a broader context, though, some gains for...Read More

House Dems elect most of leadership team

On Tuesday, the Washington House Democratic Caucus held elections for many of its leadership positions. So far, the only position that will be changing hands...Read More

One county, two recounts

Final results from Washington’s 2018 general election will be certified by each county today, November 27. Three races in the State Legislature will then head...Read More

Washington State House Republicans announce new leadership team

Rep. J.T. Wilcox has been re-elected by his legislative colleagues as leader of the Washington State House Republicans. Wilcox was chosen for his leadership post...Read More

A lawsuit, a “sanctuary city,” and a White House petition challenge I-1639

When Washington voters approved I-1639, the state’s expansive gun safety initiative, by nearly 60 percent, it seemed it was only a matter of time before...Read More

A DC lobbyist’s take on the midterms

Washington DC lobbyist Bruce Mehlman recently published a slide deck detailing his interpretation of the 2018 midterm election results. He breaks down the election overall,...Read More

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

Sen. Billig

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