Yakima's population is nearly half Latinx, yet it took a tumultuous voting rights battle to open the door to more Latinx elected officials. Now the city council has just one.
Seattle Public Library patrons will still have to pay for lost or damaged items, but the city chose a collections company that won't forward debts to credit reporting agencies.
The tech giant had its eyes on winning all seven races. Instead, it won just two.
State and local leaders are moving forward as if Initiative 976 is in effect — even though the courts have halted the measure for now.
When politics as usual looks this much like corruption, we have a problem.
The plaintiffs suing to overturn the initiative “have sufficiently shown they are likely to prevail,” said the King County Superior Court judge.
Accused of dishonest dealings and mired in debt, the frequent sponsor of anti-tax ballot measures says he wants to take on a new role in Washington state politics.
If Initiative 976 survives the courts, it will mean cuts to bus hours and, possibly, staff.
Garfield County voters helped pass the initiative for $30 car tabs. But its elected officials are worried they'll lose their entire transit system as a result.
Despite what some call a progressive 'mandate,' Councilmember Lisa Herbold said sending the tax to voters may be a better path.
SeaTac, Tukwila and Burien all saw gains with regard to better representation.
The committees spent heavily with out-of-state companies, flooding the city with mailers and canvassers.
Varisha Khan is holding onto a narrow lead in her race for a seat on the Redmond City Council. Zahra Roach has clinched a seat on the Pasco City Council.
The passage of Tim Eyman's car-tab initiative underscores the need to right our upside-down tax system. Here's how to enlist Amazon in the cause.
Plus, what we learned about Amazon, party loyalty, and the perceived liberalism of voters.
Two weeks before election day, polling showed Egan Orion leading — but also that Amazon's contributions were going to be a problem.