Local Politics

Washington secretary of state certifies election results

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Republican Secretary of State Kim Wyman on Tuesday certified the final results of Washington state’s election, two days ahead of the deadline. The state saw its second-highest turnout percentage, with 84.14% of the state’s nearly 4.9…

State seeks to bar Eyman from controlling political money

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state is seeking to bar initiative promoter Tim Eyman from having any future financial control of political committees as a judge hears arguments that he solicited kickbacks, laundered donations and flouted campaign finance law in…

4 News Now Q&A: How safe is your vote?

You have probably read the headlines, or scrolled through the tweets. At the center of it all is concern about election security, fueled by a president who believes voter fraud is rampant during this election. But how accurate are those claims? 

Incumbent wins Washington state’s superintendent race

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state’s schools chief was reelected after Democrats hit the panic button late in the campaign over the nonpartisan but sharp political race. Chris Reykdal, the incumbent state superintendent of public instruction, won another four-year term in the…

More than half of Washington’s voters have returned ballots

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — One week out from Election Day, more than half of Washington state’s more than 4.8 million voters have already cast their votes. The secretary of state’s office reported that as of Tuesday night, 2,560,531 ballots have…