State of Washington
Congressional District 5
Legislative District 3 (central Spokane)
Legislative District 4 (Spokane Valley)
Legislative District 6 (West Plains and western Spokane)
Legislative District 7 (Northeastern Washington)
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State of Washington
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Nine Mile Falls School District
Town of Rockford
Town of Spangle
Spangle Cemetery District
A murder-for-hire case, a presidential election, arcades, records, a scandal at City Hall - it was all in a year’s work.
Happy New Year. But before we stick a fork in the overstuffed and overdone turkey that was 2016, it’s traditional to give out awards for the political year past. The envelopes, please…
The state, too, had a record number of ballots cast.
Spokane voters cast more ballots than ever. So why didn’t it have record turnout?
Spokane voters cast more ballots than ever. So why didn’t the county have record turnout?
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is not answering questions about her discussions with president-elect Donald Trump regarding a potential cabinet position, instead praising him as “a man of action” in public interviews. An election would need to be held if McMorris Rodgers, the fourth-ranking GOP member in the House of Representatives, leaves her post for another job.
With I-735, Washington voters called for campaign reform, but Republicans in Congress unlikely to take action
Although I-735 passed, a constitutional amendment to control campaign contributions and spending isn’t right around the corner.
How unhappy were Spokane voters with their top presidential choices? The answer is in the numbers.
Washington’s carbon tax initiative was billed as a bipartisan approach to curbing carbon emissions. But voters in this progressive state roundly rejected the measure that drew opposition from the fossil fuel industry and, more surprisingly, many major environmental groups.
The question marks surrounding President-elect Donald Trump’s victory Tuesday extend to Washington’s marijuana industry.
Spokane’s legislative delegation not likely to lose any clout even though the election is pointing to some changes likely in next year’s session.
The Spokane City Council is scheduled to vote Monday on revisions to the sick leave requirements they passed in January. Local businesses have started expressing concern about meeting the city’s requirements in 2017 as well as more stringent statewide regulations set to take effect in 2018.
Spokane voters supported new court orders to prevent gun violence but opposed a higher minimum wage.
Voters’ resounding approval of new sales taxes for mass transit puts Spokane on a route for better bus service.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers will again seek appointment by her peers as chair of the House Republican Conference, a position that has been used by GOP lawmakers to catapult to higher positions of power.
Doug Clark’s Presidential Press Posse made the rounds on Election Night.
For the third time in two years voters rejected a proposed construction bond for Nine Mile Falls School District.
Upending the political establishment and shocking pollsters, an avalanche of disillusioned voters handed the White House to Donald J. Trump and control of both the House and Senate to Republicans.
With chances of a Clinton presidency looking slim Tuesday night, some women who have held political office in Spokane County struggled to adjust to the prospect of President Trump. Others were pleasantly surprised.
The polls told them it wouldn’t be close. It’s already decided. The election is in the bag. Hillary Clinton will be the next president of the United States, they heard from media pundits.