WEDNESDAY, DEC. 29, 2004
TUESDAY, DEC. 28, 2004
Maybe not. The state Republican Party has filed a massive public-records request with King County election officials. The party, it's attorney says, is concerned about possible "irregularities, errors or perhaps worse in the conduct of this election...So that we may begin gathering information to allow...
FRIDAY, DEC. 17, 2004
TUESDAY, DEC. 14, 2004
The state Supreme Court this morning unanimously rejected Democrats' appeal to reconsider thousands of ballots that had early been ruled invalid."No right is more precious in a free country than that of having a voice in the election of those who make the laws under...
FRIDAY, DEC. 10, 2004
Although Grant County hasn't reported its results yet -- and probably won't until Tuesday -- County Auditor Bill Varney says that 52 more ballots have turned up than in either of the earlier machine counts.How'd that happen? Nobody's quite sure. They were apparently absentee ballots,...
THURSDAY, DEC. 9, 2004
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 8, 2004
The state Supreme Court has scheduled arguments in the case for Monday at 1:30 p.m., according to court staff.At issue is whether to reconsider thousands of ballots that county election officials had previously ruled invalid, often because the signature on the voter registration form didn't...
FRIDAY, DEC. 3, 2004
Much as we hate to, we have to bow to a Seattle Times' scoop this morning: Christine Gregoire, 42 votes behind in the governor's race after a count and a recount, told the Times' David Postman that if Democrats can't raise enough money to pay...
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