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Candidate filing week for more than 400 offices begins May 6

candidate filing week

OLYMPIA—Interested in running for public office in Washington? The opportunity to formally declare candidacy for the 2024 elections opens May 6 at 8 a.m. online and at elections offices across the state. Mailed declarations are being accepted now and must be received with payment no later than 5 p.m. on May 10, when candidate filing […]

Historic vote: County Council appoints Lovick and Donaghy to state legislature

Brandy Donaghy

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., December 16, 2021 – At its 3 p.m. meeting yesterday, Snohomish County Council members voted to appoint John Lovick as state Senator and Brandy Donaghy as state Representative to the 44th Legislative District. This is a historic moment for Snohomish County as the 44th LD becomes the first and only district in […]

History in the making, 44 LD Democrats nominate three to fill Hobbs’ senate seat

senate seat

MILL CREEK, Wash., December 5, 2021 – This afternoon the 44th Legislative District Democrats selected the three candidates to be presented to the Snohomish County Council to fill the Washington state Senate seat vacancy left by former Senator Steve Hobbs. The candidates are Representative John Lovick (LD-44), and Democratic Precinct Committee Officers Laura Hathaway and […]

Steve Hobbs sworn in as Washington secretary of state

hobbs secretary of state

OLYMPIA, Wash., November 22, 2021 – State Sen. Steve Hobbs (D-Lake Stevens) was sworn in Monday as Washington’s 16th secretary of state. He replaces Kim Wyman, who resigned mid-term to join the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. During brief remarks on Monday, Hobbs pledged to continue enhancing the integrity of Washington’s […]

SOS Kim Wyman issues statement about website threatening election officials

Kim Wyman

By Kim Wyman | Office of Secretary of State OLYMPIA — The Office of the Secretary of State over the weekend was made aware of a website that lists Washington state’s elections director among election officials nationwide who the site creators claim “have aided and abetted the fraudulent election against Trump.” The site includes images […]

Lynnwood’s 2020 Primary Election Results

Washington State elections

By Mario Lotmore | Lynnwood Times Staff Initial results as of 10 p.m., Tuesday, August 4, have several candidates leading to make it to the November general election.  Results are based on ballots counted as of Tuesday, Aug. 4. . Primary election results will be certified Aug. 18. The next update is set for 5 […]

League of Women Voters County Candidate Forum

Women Voters Sno- homish County Treasurer

On October 7th, the League of Women Voters of Snohomish County held its Candidates Forum for the positions of County Council Positions 2 and 3, County Auditor, Sheriff and Treasurer. The event was moderated by Lynn Carpenter. Carpenter asked questions provided by the audience on notecards. Each candidate was allotted one minute to respond, and […]

Candidates face off for Edmonds School Board

Carin Chase

by Kirsten Johnson | Updated October 17 Edmonds School District board candidates say that “correcting funding inequities” and restructuring the district’s regionalization factor would be priorities during the upcoming legislative session. “It sounds like we’re all on the same page with this,” said incumbent District 3 candidate Gary Noble during an Oct. 8 forum hosted […]

George Hurst stresses public engagement and housing at campaign kickoff

George Hurst

By LUKE PUTVIN Over 50 people attended current city councilmember George Hurst’s kickoff for his 2019 reelection campaign. The event was held at the Lynnwood Old Spaghetti Factory. Over 50 people attended current city councilmember George Hurst’s kickoff for his 2019 reelection campaign. The event was held at the Lynnwood Old Spaghetti Factory. “We eat […]

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