The 18-day voting period for the Aug. 6 Primary Election starts on Friday. In addition, Washington state is rolling out — and essentially testing — a new $9.5 million statewide elections system known as VoteWa.
NCW — After former state Rep. Matt Manweller, who was facing sexual misconduct allegations, announced his intention of resigning if re-elected in November, voters chose the Ellensburg Republican anyway.
DALLAS — H. Ross Perot, the feisty Texas technology billionaire who rattled U.S. politics with two independent presidential campaigns in the 1990s that struck a chord with disgruntled voters, died on Tuesday at the age of 89, his family said.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — California billionaire and liberal activist Tom Steyer will announce this week that he plans to enter the already crowded field of candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination, according to a person close to him.
OLYMPIA — County officials across Washington are racing to enter a backlog of voter-registration data into a new statewide elections system in time to get ballots printed and mailed by mid-July, for the Aug. 6 primary.
WATERLOO, Iowa — Joe Biden returned to the campaign trail with a new drive to contrast his views with those of other Democratic presidential hopefuls after a rough debate performance last week highlighted his tenuous grasp on front-runner status.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sens. Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren gained substantial ground after last week’s Democratic presidential debates; former Vice President Joe Biden and former Rep. Beto O’Rourke declined.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two of the leading 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, will be inching toward their 80th birthdays come Election Day.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed Republican legislators in Virginia a defeat, leaving in place a ruling that invalidated state electoral districts they drew because they weakened the clout of black voters in violation of the U.S. Constitution.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — With their playbook for pushing government boundaries as a guide, some Silicon Valley investors are nudging election officials toward an innovation that prominent coders and cryptographers warn is downright dangerous for democracy.
WENATCHEE — Giving Latinos a better chance of election to the City Council was the intent of a recent switch to voting districts, but the decision will change the council’s makeup in more ways than one.
OLYMPIA — A fundraising organization that made the largest donations to the 2018 Grant County Public Utility District elections has been assessed a $10,000 fine for failing to register as a political committee, failing to disclose donors and failing to disclose financial information.