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u 2016 Washington Primary, Aug. 2



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Timm Ormsby the easy pick in 3rd District

This district, one of the poorest in the state, has been a longtime Democratic stronghold, and Republicans have struggled to field a strong candidate. This year is no different, with incumbent Rep. Timm Ormsby facing weak opposition.


Obama to attend Inslee fundraiser

President Barack Obama will speak at a fundraiser for Gov. Jay Inslee’s re-election campaign Friday in Seattle.


Office of Washington lieutenant governor attracts high interest

Current Lt. Gov. Brad Owen has held the post since 1997. He announced his retirement earlier this year, sparking a rare rush of candidates for the office. Eleven candidates have filed for the position.


State convention for Washington Democrats convenes Friday

State Democrats will convene for their state convention this weekend to finish electing delegates to the national convention and to pass a party platform.


Gubernatorial debate between Inslee, Bryant set for August

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and his Republican challenger, Bill Bryant, will face off in their first debate in August.


Crowded field for Washington schools chief race

There’s a crowded field of candidates vying to be Washington’s next superintendent of public instruction, but the three top candidates all bring something new to the contest.


WA Prez Primary: 35 percent turnout, Dem ballots topped GOP

OLYMPIA – The final official tally of Washington’s presidential primary: a record 1.42 million voters, or about 35 percent of those registered, cast ballots in a race where the Republican nomination was settled and the Democratic nomination wouldn’t be affected. That’s a record for a…


Mapping the vote: Red v. Blue in Spokane County

Data from the presidential primary gives a clear view of Spokane and the state’s the partisan split.


Sunday Spin: Playing ‘what if’ on the presidential primary

Would the primary results have been different if Ted Cruz and John Kasich hadn’t bailed?


Primary breakdown for Trump, rest of GOP field

Congressional district breakdowns for the presidential primary show who’s on second with Trump on first.


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