Quantcast

WA Vote 2016

WA Vote 2016

The fight for the tough job running state schools

It seemed like a scenario that would create news headlines so big that they would force action in Olympia. A Washington Supreme Court ruling that…

Lt. Governor race gets bloody

The realist, the fighter, the outsider, and the really, really experienced one — that’s how you might think about the four top candidates in the race for…

After scandal, eyes on state auditor’s race

Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley's legal troubles have brought notable primary election attention to a position that has historically operated out of the limelight. Kelley took a leave of absence to prepare for a…

Election 2016: A quick guide to your primary ballot

It's the middle of summer. Time for enjoying some sun, catching up on some reading and … voting. There's wide agreement that holding a primary…

Lt. Governor Owen responds on hypocrisy allegations

A July 8 op-ed, “Debating power and principle in the Lieutenant Governor’s office,” used creative legal interpretations to advance the belief that a lieutenant governor has…

Lawsuit: Teacher pay should be same in rich, poor districts

It may not sound like a problem: In many Washington school districts, local taxpayers chip in to pay teachers salaries that are higher than the…

Election 2016: Breaking down the ballot initiatives

In our Election 2016 podcast series, veteran journalist Enrique Cerna talks with KCTS 9 political analyst Joni Balter and Crosscut.com’s managing editor Drew Atkins about…

Debating power and principle in the Lieutenant Governor’s office

For the first time in 20 years, there’s an open race to determine Washington’s next Lieutenant Governor. Eleven candidates have thrown their hat into the…

How Seattle can create more affordable housing

Signs of Seattle’s success are everywhere to be seen, from the skyscrapers sprouting from former parking lots, to the newly opened light rail stations. So…