Stories tagged: 2018 Washington election
UPDATED: Mon., July 2, 2018, 8:07 p.m.
Supporters of an initiative to impose a fee on fossil fuels turn in signatures.
Mon., June 25, 2018, 6:06 p.m.
Four initiative petition drives may have enough signatures to make the ballot, secretary of state’s office says.
UPDATED: Fri., June 22, 2018, 11:38 a.m.
The Congresswoman continued Thursday to push a so-called “consensus bill” that is scheduled for a vote next week. But that bill doesn’t have the support of Democrats in Congress, nor …
UPDATED: Wed., June 20, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
But the candidates disagreed on the next steps in Congress, with the House of Representatives set to vote on a pair of bills Thursday that have been forwarded by Republicans. …
Tue., June 19, 2018, 6 a.m.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers said she was working to bring legislation to the House of Representatives’ floor that would address both the detention issue and other immigration reforms. Her Democratic …
Sun., June 17, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
This week saw Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Lisa Brown trade early campaign advertisements touching on each woman’s motherly bona fides.
UPDATED: Sun., June 24, 2018, 4:56 p.m.
Two Democratic candidates are looking to become a state representative in Washington’s 6th district. Republican Jeff Holy will leave his spot in the House this fall to pursue a bid …
Sun., June 17, 2018
Judicial races are usually pretty ho-hum, but “Zamboni” John Scannell introduced some controversy into a Supreme Court race, albeit briefly.
UPDATED: Thu., June 14, 2018, 10:24 p.m.
Sandy Hook group gives award to Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Lisa Brown calls for more action on gun violence
The group Sandy Hook Promise awarded the congresswoman for her work pushing legislation that authorized federal money for school training programs and measures like metal detectors to address school shootings. …
UPDATED: Thu., June 14, 2018, 9:42 p.m.
The governor said in a wide-ranging podcast interview this week that Washington needs to continue to do more to bring high-speed internet to far-flung areas of the state. The Democrat, …
UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018, 10:15 p.m.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers: DOJ wrong not to defend pre-existing condition measures in Affordable Care Act
The congresswoman, who has maintained a tepid alliance with the Trump administration, on Wednesday spoke out against its plan not to defend portions of the health care law set up …
UPDATED: Fri., June 8, 2018, 10:49 p.m.
Lisa Brown’s first TV spot focuses on the former state legislator’s experience in Olympia in 1993, when the chief clerk of the House of Representatives told her she couldn’t bring …
Wed., June 6, 2018, 6:32 p.m.
The Washington Supreme Court sets hearing on whether voters should vote on an initiative that would change state laws on police use of deadly force.
UPDATED: Mon., June 4, 2018, 10:09 a.m.
Pleas for money fill up the inbox in campaign season.
Sat., June 2, 2018, 6 a.m.
For the first time in 40 years, Republicans will run unopposed by Democrats for a seat on the Spokane County Board of Commissioners.
Sat., June 2, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
It’s easy to convince ourselves that passing a law means a problem is solved, but not every problem is amenable to a legislative solution.
UPDATED: Fri., June 1, 2018, 10:09 p.m.
Deer Park residents voiced concerns and shared questions about health care, budget reform and education with U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers during a town hall event on Friday.
Sun., May 27, 2018
Memorial Day weekend means its crunch time for efforts to get enough signatures on petitions for initiatives to the Legislature.
Sat., May 26, 2018, 6 a.m.
Congressional candidates to represent Eastern Washington have major disagreements on some foreign policy questions.
Sun., May 20, 2018, 3 a.m.
Spin Control offers its annual advice to candidates entering the campaign.
Sat., May 19, 2018
U.S. Senate race draws a near record number of candidates and Eastern Washington’s 5th Congressional District race grows to five on final day of filing week.
Thu., May 17, 2018, 5:58 p.m.
Colbert businessman joins Eastern Washington’s congressional race.
Thu., May 17, 2018
First-time candidates file for Spokane-area legislative seats.
Wed., May 16, 2018
Number of Senate candidates continues to grow as other races fill out.
UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 10:50 p.m.
State to cover costs of mailing ballots back for voters in 38 counties after King County votes to pay the postage for its voters.
UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 11:22 a.m.
Washington’s U.S. Senate race got crowded in a hurry Monday, as 10 challengers filed to run against incumbent Democrat Maria Cantwell.
Sun., May 13, 2018, 6 a.m.
Filing week, the official start of the 2018 elections in Washington, starts Monday.
Sun., May 13, 2018
As filing week nears, some memories about the way it used to begin – and end
UPDATED: Wed., May 9, 2018, 9:21 a.m.
Republican U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers hits the airwaves and other media with campaign ads six months ahead of the general election in which she faces Democratic challenger Lisa Brown.
Sun., May 6, 2018
When national reporters parachute in, some things are going to sound strange.