Stories tagged: 2015 Washington election
Mon., July 17, 2017, 7:51 p.m.
A progressive think tank will pay the state more than $30,000 to settle claims of campaign finance violations in its failed efforts to defeat a 2015 initiative.
Wed., Dec. 30, 2015
For departing Spokane Valley City Council member Ben Wick, the fifth time was the charm. Wick ran in the first Spokane Valley election, against 51 other people, then applied three …
Wed., Nov. 11, 2015, 5:41 p.m.
Even before I-1401 passed, jewelry and other items made of ivory were rare in Spokane stores.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 9, 2015, 10:18 p.m.
Spokane Valley City Councilman Ben Wick has last his re-election bid to Sam Wood. Wood has a 99-vote lead over Wick in the latest count of ballots, which was released …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 9, 2015, 9:46 p.m.
Incumbent Spokane School Board member Rocky Treppiedi has lost his re-election bid. The Spokane County Election’s Office finished counting on Monday almost all the remaining 5,000 ballots it had left …
Sun., Nov. 8, 2015
A look at some highlights and low-lifes of the past election
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 4, 2015, 11:26 p.m.
Tuesday’s election results suggest the city political strongholds are shifting.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 4, 2015, 10:25 p.m.
Despite the fact that the Curse of the One-Term Mayor ended on Election Night, Doug doesn’t anticipate any shortage of material to write about in the next four years.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 3, 2015, 10:33 p.m.
Washington voters overwhelmingly supported a new law to protect endangered animals, and seemed likely to pass by a much smaller margin another attempt to force the Legislature to approve tax …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 2, 2015, 10:28 p.m.
Doug Clark is looking for one or two political junkies to join him on the Clark Pundit Posse on Election Night.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 31, 2015, 9:44 p.m.
Ballot returns are pretty low. Here’s some help for voters who have questions.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 30, 2015, 10:25 p.m.
With three days to vote, the wave of campaign literature continues unabated. But how true are the claims made by these mailers and door-hangers?
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 31, 2015
General election ballots must be mailed or deposited in drop boxes by Tuesday in Washington. Voters go to the polls in Idaho.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 26, 2015, 10:40 p.m.
Ballots for the Nov. 3 election arrived in my mailbox the other day and it looks like things are even more of a cluster than usual.
Fri., Oct. 23, 2015, 9:31 p.m.
The ballots are out, and candidates want your vote. But getting your vote can be a tricky proposition, so they try all kinds of methods. Pictures of them and their …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 19, 2015, 6:28 p.m.
Voter support may be waning for I-1366, the supermajority for tax increases proposal, but remains strong for I-1401, the animal protection measure, the Elway Poll suggests
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 19, 2015, 5:18 p.m.
I-1366 tries to force the Legislature into a super-majority to pass tax increases.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 18, 2015, 10:50 p.m.
Initiative 1401 takes aim at poachers, but opponents say it’s a feel-good measure that will create problems for people who have legal ivory.
Sun., Oct. 18, 2015, 12:04 a.m.
Ronald Reagan, a political hero of Spokane Mayor David Condon, famously asked voters in 1980, “Are you better off now than you were four years ago?” The answer that year …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 18, 2015
David and Goliath is almost as popular in politics as the Bible. But who would you really rather be as a candidate?
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 16, 2015, 9:41 p.m.
Extra ballot will soon arrive to 372 voters in north Spokane County to correct an error made on their ballots for the Nov 3 election. The voters live in an …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 16, 2015, 8:04 p.m.
Initiative 1401 is an exercise in ineffective redundancy that will do little to curb the poaching of elephants and other magnificent animals.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 16, 2015, 11:18 p.m.
Not a lot of people wanted John Ahern to run against Ben Stuckart for the position of Spokane City Council president. Following his lopsided loss to Councilman Jon Snyder two …
Thu., Oct. 15, 2015, 6 a.m.
He’s half the age or younger than the other Spokane Valley City Council members, but that doesn’t seem to bother Ben Wick, 33.
Wed., Oct. 14, 2015, 10:13 p.m.
ELECTION PREVIEW: The race for Spokane School Board between a Spokane Valley high school teacher, Paul Schneider, and a nonprofit leader, Patricia Kienholz.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 14, 2015, 10:28 p.m.
Elections officials across the state are putting ballots for the general election in the mail
Wed., Oct. 14, 2015
The race for the only contested Spokane Valley Fire Department commissioner seat is between the former Central Valley School District superintendent and one of his former students.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 14, 2015, 11:03 a.m.
There are five open positions but only on contested race on the Liberty Lake City Council: Dan Dunne is being challenged by former council member Josh Beckett.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 13, 2015, 10:29 p.m.
Republicans Mary Dye and Richard Lathim face off for a southeast Washington House seat.
Sat., Oct. 10, 2015, 6:50 p.m.
The call for a charter to address representation issues in Spokane County government is nothing new.