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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

Morning Wire: 42nd LD, Mayor Victoria Woodards, 36th LD

This week the Wire is bringing you election coverage, a new video series, and the Topical Agenda for our 2020 Re-Wire Virtual Policy Conference.  Thank you for reading! Michael...Read More

Shewmake and Sefzik offer clashing visions in 42nd Legislative District House race

In Whatcom County’s closely fought 42nd Legislative District House race, Representative Sharon Shewmake and general election Republican challenger Jennifer Sefzik each say they hold consensus...Read More

Washington State Mayoral Leadership Series: Tacoma Mayor Victoria Woodards

Over the past year, a set of interlocking crises tested institutions at every level of government. As a result of these crises, public officials have...Read More

Tensions boil over in State House race following accusatory campaign mailer

In a campaign mailer sent out Wednesday, 36th Legislative District State House candidate Sarah Reyneveld accused her opponent, Liz Berry, of celebrating “white nationalist and...Read More

Strickland and Doglio debate health care, immigration, and campaign finance

In a virtual debate hosted by the League of Women Voters of Tacoma-Pierce County, 10th Congressional District candidates Marilyn Strickland and Beth Doglio were largely...Read More

State support for businesses and the economy

Yesterday Gov. Inslee announced the formation of the Washington Recovery Group. This is “a new state effort to help communities recover from the social and economic...Read More

Twitter to pay $100,000 to Washington State for multiple campaign finance violations

Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today that Twitter will pay $100,000 to Washington’s Public Disclosure Transparency Account for violating the state’s campaign finance disclosure law, which Washingtonians...Read More

Morning Wire: Pfizer’s vaccine development, ESD, Rural health care

DJ Wilson is needed elsewhere today, so I’m bringing you this edition of Morning Wire. General Election ballots will be mailed to Washington voters this...Read More

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