Stories tagged: election laws
Fri., July 29, 2016, 3:36 p.m.
Wisconsin election laws struck down by federal judge
A federal judge in Wisconsin has declared multiple Republican-authored election laws unconstitutional in a sweeping ruling.
Tue., March 1, 2016, 9:29 p.m.
Legislation would bar county auditors’ names from ballot return envelopes
Senate sends election law changes to governor
Wed., Jan. 28, 2015, midnight
Changes to write-in candidate laws considered in Legislature
OLYMPIA – Rob Chase wouldn’t have been elected Spokane County treasurer under changes the Legislature is considering to the state’s write-in candidate laws. Filing as a write-in candidate after the …
Tue., Jan. 27, 2015, midnight
Ballot postage in Washington elections covered in bill
OLYMPIA – Covering return postage for the state’s all-mail balloting would cost about $1 million for a presidential election and about $2.7 million for the next two years, a Senate …
Fri., March 8, 2013, midnight
House backs revamping election laws
OLYMPIA – Some would-be voters would have more time to register online, and younger ones could preregister as early as age 16 under election law changes approved Thursday by the …
Wed., Jan. 30, 2013, midnight
Balloting process changes proposed
OLYMPIA – Legislators have a wide array of changes they think would make the state’s elections run smoother. At hearings Tuesday, they suggested paying the postage for voters to return …