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Spin Control: Here’s some help for Washington voters still studying their ballots

For voters still studying candidates or ballot measures, we have some help.


Wyman defends meeting with DC lobbying groups

Republican Secretary of State Kim Wyman on Friday defended her closed-door meetings with lobbying groups earlier this year after a report was published about her attendance, and she dismissed criticism …


Evan McMullin supporters pursue ‘Hail Mary’ Electoral College gambit

Filing to name people who’d vote for independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin at the Electoral College gives supporters a chance to talk about “what if.”


Feds on alert for voter fraud in Eastern Washington

Eastern Washington residents with actual information about voter fraud are encouraged to report it.


Monday is last day to register to vote in Washington

Monday, October 31, is the last day to register to vote in Washington state for next Tuesday’s election.


Control of Washington Legislature could be influenced with ‘independent’ cash

Independent campaigns for and against Washington legislative candidates are hitting a record.


Spin Control: ‘Vote Early’ advice clarified, lawsuit averted

Pierce County clarifies “Vote Early” advice, avoids legal tussle with state Democrats.


Ad watch: Josh Kerns makes dubious claims about Candace Mumm

For the second time in his run for Spokane County commissioner, Josh Kerns’ campaign has distributed a mailer containing some dubious claims about an opponent.


Still not registered to vote? Time running out in Washington

In-person voter registration in Washington ends next Monday.


Elections observers’ work is boring, but important to instill confidence

While presidential candidate Donald Trump has repeatedly urged his supporters to monitor polling places this November – claiming widespread voter fraud and a rigged election – the reality, at least …


Shawn Vestal: Chris Vance maintains his courage in bucking Trump, while Mike Crapo waffles

Time to redraw and rename the Crapo Line, after the guy who really deserved it all along: Chris Vance.


Andrew Biviano challenging Shelly O’Quinn for seat on Spokane County Commission

In the race between Spokane County Commissioner Shelly O’Quinn and challenger Andrew Biviano, voters will choose between a business-oriented Republican and a Democratic attorney pushing for criminal justice reform.


STA takes another run at transit expansion, including electric bus service in central Spokane

A revised ballot measure to improve Spokane Transit Authority services will go before voters on Nov. 8.


Murray, Vance meet in second Senate debate

Republican Chris Vance continued his criticism that Sen. Patty Murray is too much of an entrenched partisan to solve congressional deadlock as the two met Sunday evening in their second …


Jay Inslee, Bill Bryant vying to lead on education in Washington governor’s race

For decades, Democrats and Republicans have run for governor in Washington promising to be “the education governor.” This year is no different. If anything, there are times when the gubernatorial …


In race for Spokane County judge, Linda Tompkins cites experience, challenger Ward Andrews points to obscure report

An attorney challenging an incumbent judge in the November election is highlighting an obscure 2015 report showing how often attorneys request different judges to hear their cases. Civil attorney Ward …


Trump comments of ‘rigged election’ denounced by officials running them

Suggestions by Donald Trump that the election might be rigged not going over well with elections officials


Matt Shea vs. Scott Stucker: Not much campaigning by either candidate in 4th District race

When the popular Spokane County sheriff, a Republican, called on the local GOP to censure state Rep. Matt Shea, it seemed like an opening was created for a serious challenge …


A few competitive races could change control of Legislature

A handful of races could decide whether there’s a shake-up in the Washington Legislature this November, as Democrats hope to regain control of the Senate and Republicans have their eye …


In Senate debate, incumbent Murray calls for respect, Vance says she’s part of a ‘broken’ system

Chris Vance accused Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., of contributing to a “broken” political system and said if elected he would bring a fresh perspective and work with both parties. Murray …


Cathy McMorris Rodgers tepidly allies with Trump, touts policies in Congressional race against Joe Pakootas

Joe Pakootas, the Democratic challenger looking to unseat Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers in her seventh run for Congress, is trying to tie her to Donald Trump in an attempt to …


True aim of Initiative 1501 tangled in political brawl

There is great debate about whether Initiative 1501 on Washington’s Nov. 8 ballot actually protects seniors or is just another spat in the ongoing fight between a caregivers union and …


Voters get distinct choice in race for open county seat

Either way voters choose, the candidate who replaces Spokane County Commissioner Nancy McLaughlin will bring a markedly different political ideology.


Sue Lani Madsen: November initiatives expose system’s flaws

Populist myth says a small group of Washington citizens gathered around a kitchen table can write better law than 147 members of the Legislature. It’s unlikely. The give and take …


House seat representing northeastern Washington is Joel Kretz’s to lose

As far as both candidates are concerned, the legislative district that represents a large portion of northeastern Washington is long-time incumbent Rep. Joel Kretz’s to lose.


Senate candidate Chris Vance holding town hall Saturday

Republican Senate candidate to hold town hall meeting Saturday.


Shawn Vestal: Shelly O’Quinn worries political divisiveness is keeping business from Spokane, but maybe that’s what companies want

Is political divisiveness fouling Spokane’s business climate? Or is it fueling it?


Shar Lichty attempts to unseat Jeff Holy in Washington Legislature

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Civil attorney Tim Fennessy challenges Judge Greg Sypolt

A Spokane County Superior Court judge who’s been on the bench for more than 20 years faces a challenge from an experienced civil attorney who thinks the county’s highest court …


Wyman for secretary of state

Wyman has received a raft of endorsements from election directors and county auditors from both parties. This bipartisan support from those who know the job best is a powerful testimonial …