May 24, 2024 3:24 pm

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Trump leads 5-way presidential poll for Washington state

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A presidential election poll conducted April 16 through 23 by The Bullfinch Group, has the presumptive Republican nominee, Donald J Trump, winning Washington state in a 5-way race with current presidential contenders Joe Biden (D), Robert F Kennedy Jr (I), Jill Stein (G), and Cornel West (I). According to the poll, which is sponsored by […]

Candidate filing week for more than 400 offices begins May 6

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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 […]

Nominations now open for Washington’s Medals of Merit and Valor

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OLYMPIA—The Office of the Secretary of State is now accepting nominations for Washington’s Medals of Merit and Valor. Nominations for both awards can be made until September 20. The Medal of Merit recognizes people who perform outstanding services for Washington and its residents. The Medal of Valor is awarded to anyone who has saved, or […]

Biden, Trump win Washington State Presidential Primary, now presumptive nominee

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OLYMPIA—With 25.81% of the vote in, the 45th President of the United States, Donald J Trump (R), and current President, Joe Biden (D), have not only won their respective party’s Presidential Primary in Washington state, but have now clinched enough delegates to be their Party’s official presumptive nominee. With its 43 delegates, Republican voters in […]

Filing fee for Initiatives to the Legislature, up $151

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OLYMPIA—For the first time in more than a century of voter-submitted ballot proposals, the filing fee for Initiatives to the Legislature has moved from $5 to an inflation-indexed amount, currently set at $156 (a 3,020% increase). Similar adjustments to the filing fees for referenda and Initiatives to the People will take effect in January, the […]

Supreme Court unanimously rules Trump to remain on Colorado ballot ahead of Super Tuesday

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—In a unanimous decision, all nine United States Supreme Court Justices on Monday, March 4, reversed the Colorado Supreme Court’s decision to remove the 45th President of the United States, Donald J Trump, from the state’s primary ballot on the grounds that he participated in insurrection.  “BIG WIN FOR AMERICA,” Trump posted on Truth […]

Trump victorious in South Carolina Republican Primary over Haley

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CHARLESTON, S.C.—South Carolina voters overwhelming rejected its former governor, Nikki Haley, in almost a two-to-one victory for the 45th President of the United States, Donald J Trump, in its winner-take-all Republican Primary. Trump also won the CPAC straw poll on Saturday with 94%. “South Carolina, thank you very much,” President Trump told a crowd at […]

Secretary Hobbs receives Washington Library Association Merit award

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OLYMPIA — Secretary of State Steve Hobbs has received the Washington Library Association’s Honorary Membership Award for his advocacy of libraries across the state. The Washington Library Association’s Merit Awards offer the opportunity to recognize and highlight the outstanding work ongoing in Washington libraries. The Honorary Membership Award, presented to Secretary Hobbs at a 9:30 […]

Economic Alliance shares forecast for Snohomish County, presents awards

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TULALIP—The Economic Alliance of Snohomish County shared its economic forecast and presented five awards to key community members at its annual meeting on Wednesday, February 21, at Tulalip Resort and Casino. The event kicked off with a networking lunch in the resort’s gorgeous Orca Ballroom before Wendy Poischbeg, Interim President and CEO, took the stage […]

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