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u 2016 Washington Special Election, April 26



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Minimum wage initiative makes November ballot

Initiative 1433, which would raise the minimum wage and require many companies to offer sick leave, qualified for the general election ballot.


Recap of primary endorsements

Endorsements for 2106 Washington state primary election.


Editorial: Jones for state superintendent

We interviewed three candidates who are all impressive, but we believe Erin Jones has the background and vision to address significant challenges


Bryant on the air with TV ad ahead of primary

Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Bryant has released his first TV ad in his campaign against incumbent Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee.


Pat McCarthy is safe choice for state auditor

After the Kelley fiasco, we hope voters play it safe. The candidate with the best track record in public office management is Pat McCarthy, and she gets our endorsement.


Sunday Spin: An initiative record, by the numbers

Washington’s general election ballot will fall short of a record for the number of initiatives, but the state did set one other initiative record.


Fisken tops strong treasurer field

Fisken says he likes McIntire progressive tax proposal, and would want to be part of any discussion on changing the code, but he would be more diplomatic about it. We are impressed with his intellect, background and overall vision. In a strong field of candidates, he earned our endorsement


Two more initiatives turn in signatures, likely will make ballot

I-1501 and I-1464 turn in petitions before the Friday afternoon deadline with enough signatures they are likely to make the November ballot.


Transgender bathroom initiative dead

Initiative 1515 does not have enough signatures to make the November ballot, sponsors tell state elections officials.


Gun control measure has 330,000 signatures, supporters say

Supporters of Initiative 1491 turned in their first batch of signed petitions Thursday, saying that by Friday afternoon they will submit a total of 330,000 signatures.



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Latest news

Minimum wage initiative makes November ballot

Initiative 1433, which would raise the minimum wage and require many companies to offer sick leave, qualified for the general election ballot.


Recap of primary endorsements

Endorsements for 2106 Washington state primary election.


Editorial: Jones for state superintendent

We interviewed three candidates who are all impressive, but we believe Erin Jones has the background and vision to address significant challenges


Bryant on the air with TV ad ahead of primary

Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Bryant has released his first TV ad in his campaign against incumbent Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee.


Pat McCarthy is safe choice for state auditor

After the Kelley fiasco, we hope voters play it safe. The candidate with the best track record in public office management is Pat McCarthy, and she gets our endorsement.


Sunday Spin: An initiative record, by the numbers

Washington’s general election ballot will fall short of a record for the number of initiatives, but the state did set one other initiative record.


Fisken tops strong treasurer field

Fisken says he likes McIntire progressive tax proposal, and would want to be part of any discussion on changing the code, but he would be more diplomatic about it. We are impressed with his intellect, background and overall vision. In a strong field of candidates, he earned our endorsement


Two more initiatives turn in signatures, likely will make ballot

I-1501 and I-1464 turn in petitions before the Friday afternoon deadline with enough signatures they are likely to make the November ballot.


Transgender bathroom initiative dead

Initiative 1515 does not have enough signatures to make the November ballot, sponsors tell state elections officials.


Gun control measure has 330,000 signatures, supporters say

Supporters of Initiative 1491 turned in their first batch of signed petitions Thursday, saying that by Friday afternoon they will submit a total of 330,000 signatures.