Local Politics

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…

More than 17% of Washington voters have returned ballots

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Voters in Washington state are returning their ballots much earlier than in previous years, with 17.6% of the state’s more than 4.8 million voters already having cast their votes two weeks before Election Day. The secretary…

Davidson battles challenger Pellicciotti for treasurer job

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — State Treasurer Duane Davidson is a rare and endangered species as he seeks re-election in a race against Democrat Mike Pellicciotti. Davidson is one of only two Republicans, along with Secretary of State Kim Wyman, who…