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u 2019 Washington General Election, Nov. 5

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Spokane Proposition 2 would outlaw a local income tax, as courts weigh legality of Seattle measure

Sponsor Michael Cathcart said the measure is intended to make sure the city remains competitive in business recruitment.


Valley candidates differ over inclusion, partisanship in race for open seat

Spokane Valley City Council Candidates Bo Tucker and Tim Hattenburg both hope to encourage growth, but disagree on whether the city needs to look at inclusion and diversity in the future.


Spokane mayor’s race: Ben Stuckart softens, Nadine Woodward attacks when going head-to-head

Contrary to his style on the dais during council meetings, Ben Stuckart has largely shrugged off or declined to respond to attacks from opponent Nadine Woodward as the two vie to become Spokane’s next mayor.


Washington voters can ‘advise’ on a dozen tax changes, but lawmakers can ignore them

A dozen advisory votes are on the November ballot.


‘It’s about The Big One’: Amendment would give state Legislature broad powers in case of catastrophe

Constitutional amendment would expand legislative powers in catastrophic incidents.


Differences exposed as Spokane City Council, school board candidates debate at Northwest Passages forum

Beer flowed cold and questions came in hot as voters got to know Spokane City Council and Spokane school boardcandidates during rapid-fire, 17-minute sessions at the first of two Northwest Passages’ Pints and Politics forums Thursday night.


Tickets still available for tonight’s Spokane City Council and school board candidate forum sponsored by Northwest Passages

Washington voters will receive their ballots in less than three weeks.


Political newcomers seek Liberty Lake City Council position 1 seat

The race for Liberty Lake City Council position 1 doesn’t have an incumbent after Councilman Bob Moore abandoned the seat in favor of running for the seat vacated by Shane Brickner, who is running for mayor against incumbent Steve Peterson. The race has attracted two political newcomers, retired state of California employee Dg Garcia and homebuilder Phil Folyer.


Experienced councilman challenged by new resident for seat on Medical Lake City Council

An experienced councilman hopes to make a comeback while a new resident wants to provide a new voice on the Medical Lake City Council. The race for position 5 on the Medical Lake City Council is the only contest with more than one candidate among the five seats on the ballot.


Reardan-Edwall School Board incumbent says district on right path; opponent says district should challenge state on sex education

The candidates running for a seat on the Reardan-Edwall School Board have clear interests in the district: They have children who attend the schools.



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