u 2016 Washington Special Election, April 26
State Sen. Karen Fraser joins the lieutenant governor’s race.
Also planning a campaign for 2016 is state Sen. Pam Roach, who announced last week she’ll run for a seat opening up on the Pierce County council.
Labor Day weekend is the point in the calendar when average folks start paying attention to this year’s elections. It’s also the point when political junkies start getting serious about next year’s elections.
Former State GOP Chairman Chris Vance may run for the U.S. Senate next year against Patty Murray, the Seattle Times is reporting.
Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul will hold a rally at the Doubletree Hotel at 2:30 p.m., Aug. 26. It’s between events in Seattle and Coeur d’Alene.
Washington will hold its presidential primary on May 24, Secretary of State Kim Wyman said Monday. That may be late in the process, and the state’s political parties might not use the results, but the primary will take place.
If the voters “have spoken” on the Washington presidential primary, it hasn’t been with a clear voice.
Gov. Jay Inslee’s approval ratings are gradually drifting downward, pollster H. Stuart Elway says.
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