City: Bainbridge Island, WA
Education: Earned bachelor’s degree from University of Washington; earned law degree from Willamette University Law School.
Work experience: Former prosecuting attorney, author.
Political experience: Elected governor in 2012; member of state Legislature, 1989-92; member U.S. House 1993-94; 1999-2012.
Family: Married, three children
- Web: jayinslee.com/home
|Jay Inslee (D)||1,573,547||54.65 %|
|Bill Bryant (R)||1,305,765||45.35 %|
There was a time when a politician would be careful about suggesting an opponent was lying. Back in the halcyon “good old days” it was deemed more appropriate to accuse a fellow official of being stupid than dishonest. Now, it seems common to accuse someone of using alternative facts, which may be just a nice way of calling them a liar.
Judy Collins, an excellent adventure toast and an icy sculpture were among first week’s highlights.
OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee delivered his second inaugural address Wednesday at a special joint session of the Legislature.
We’re following the action in the special joint session of the Legislature, with the inauguration of elected state officials and the speech by Gov. Jay Inslee, inside the blog.
Legislature opening for special joint session and inaugural address.
Wednesday is Inauguration Day in Washington, with elected executive officers sworn in and a speech by the governor to a joint session of the Legislature. Party at night.
Things heard in Olympia as the start of the session approaches.
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 latest Elway Poll suggests Washington’s statewide races will trend Democratic blue on Nov. 8.
U.S. Senate candidates debate in Spokane next month.