Stories tagged: 2018 Washington election
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.
UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018, 10:29 p.m.
Secretary of State Kim Wyman asks Gov. Jay Inslee to use emergency funds to pay the postage for ballots that are mailed back in the primary and general elections.
UPDATED: Thu., April 26, 2018, 10:08 p.m.
The poll of 689 voters in Eastern Washington shows a three-point contest between Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Lisa Brown approaching the six-month mark before the November elections. The poll …
UPDATED: Mon., April 23, 2018, 10:58 a.m.
A feud in Stevens County has led to a disjointed and at times broken system for dealing with deaths within the county, and an increased burden on county taxpayers.
UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018, 5:51 p.m.
A tale of the 1040s: Democratic challenger Lisa Brown and her husband paid more taxes on higher income than Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and her husband.
UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 12:02 p.m.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers releases her 2017 tax returns, calling it an exercise in transparency and trust. After initially declining, Democratic challenger Lisa Brown says Tuesday evening she will release …
UPDATED: Tue., April 17, 2018, 1:17 p.m.
The congresswoman once again posted a higher fundraising total for the first three months of 2018 than her Democratic rival, but the Democrat is continuing to surge. Federal Election Commission …
UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 7:31 a.m.
Eastern Washington poll shows nearly 2-to-1 support for higher age limit for buying semi-automatic rifles
Eastern Washington voters overwhelmingly favor raising the age limit for buying a semi-automatic rifle but are evenly split on whether they think Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act, a …
Thu., April 12, 2018
Down six points to the incumbent Republican, Democratic challenger Lisa Brown said she was encouraged by the results of a poll of likely Eastern Washington voters, particularly Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ …
Wed., April 11, 2018, 6 a.m.
President Donald Trump looms large in the minds of likely Eastern Washington voters choosing between U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and challenger Lisa Brown, according to interviews conducted with poll …
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 6:45 a.m.
With Eastern Washington’s 5th Congressional District split over the job President Donald Trump and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers are doing, her 2018 race against Democrat Lisa Brown could be close …
Wed., April 11, 2018, 2 a.m.
The congresswoman is trading fundraising boasts with Democratic challenger Lisa Brown. Ahead of final filings, the Republican congresswoman reported raising more than $800,000 for her re-election during the first three …
Sat., March 31, 2018, 6 a.m.
Spokane Valley residents had several questions on budget reform, tariffs and health care for Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers on Friday afternoon during a town hall event.
UPDATED: Sat., March 31, 2018, 9:47 p.m.
Both women vying to represent Eastern Washington in Congress touted their campaigns’ enthusiasm this week, with Lisa Brown crossing a fundraising threshold only two of her Democratic predecessors have matched …
UPDATED: Mon., March 26, 2018, 12:02 p.m.
The northwest Spokane resident said she was inspired to run after working with Reps. John Ahern and Jeff Holy on state legislation that extended the statute of limitations for victims …
Thu., March 22, 2018, 5:34 p.m.
Democrats in the 3rd, 4th, 6th, 7th and 9th Legislative Districts are invited to attend the party’s biennial legislative district caucus and convention Saturday morning in the gym of Cheney …
Tue., March 20, 2018, 6 a.m.
A trio of Democrats has filed for office in the state’s 6th Legislative district, which encompasses much of the West Plains. They’re spurred by Demcoratic victories in early contests and …
UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018, 6:39 a.m.
Jered Bonneau has been homeless, rallied for the Bundy family in their standoff with federal officials and will now run under the GOP banner for Eastern Washington’s congressional seat. “I …
UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 10:33 p.m.
Both Lisa Brown and Cathy McMorris Rodgers support bans on bump stocks, but some of their positions on other gun issues are significantly different.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 20, 2018, 10:28 p.m.
Stevens County GOP, amid criticism from Democrats, pulls gun auction from event featuring Cathy McMorris Rodgers
The Stevens County Republican Party halted plans to raffle a semiautomatic rifle at an event where Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers was scheduled to speak next month after outcry from her …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 10:09 p.m.
A poll commissioned by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has Lisa Brown running neck-and-neck with Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers in the race for Eastern Washington’s seat in the U.S. House …
Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 10:36 p.m.
Voters approved every measure on the ballot in Spokane County in Tuesday’s election. Every levy by school districts with at least 100 voters in Spokane County passed with at least …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 2:03 p.m.
Where they stand: Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Lisa Brown split on the wall, refugees and family migration
As the fate of roughly 700,000 children of undocumented immigrants living in America is debated on Capitol Hill, prompting the closure of the federal government last month, the two candidates …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 2:55 p.m.
Both camps are claiming unprecedented interest and donations in the race to represent Eastern Washington in Congress. The contest between the House of Representatives’ fourth-ranking Republican and the former Democratic …