Politics

Clallam County calls the race again

Voters choose winner for 10th straight year

About 30 Sequim residents gathered at the northeast corner of Sequim Avenue and Washington Street on Saturday to show their support for the election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as president and vice-president. Matthew Nash/ Olympic Peninsula News Group

Election celebrations across the Peninsula

Community members come out to show support for next president

About 30 Sequim residents gathered at the northeast corner of Sequim Avenue and Washington Street on Saturday to show their support for the election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as president and vice-president. Matthew Nash/ Olympic Peninsula News Group

Third ballot count leaves election outcomes unchanged

County voter turnout swells to over 76 percent

President-elect Joe Biden gestures on stage after speaking, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)

Joe Biden: Stumbles, tragedies and, now, delayed triumph

‘I sought this office to restore the soul of America’

  • Nov 7, 2020
President-elect Joe Biden gestures on stage after speaking, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to supporters, early Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya

Biden wins White House, vowing new direction for divided US

Harris is first woman elected vice president

  • Nov 7, 2020
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to supporters, early Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya
The Supreme Court is seen in Washington, Thursday afternoon, Nov. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Trump faces tough road in getting Supreme Court to intervene

No signs he is ready to concede presidency

  • Nov 7, 2020
The Supreme Court is seen in Washington, Thursday afternoon, Nov. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2019, file photo, Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris, of California, waves to the crowd as she formally launches her presidential campaign at a rally in her hometown of Oakland, Calif. Harris made history Saturday, Nov. 7,  as the first Black woman elected as vice president of the United States, shattering barriers that have kept men — almost all of them white — entrenched at the highest levels of American politics for more than two centuries. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

Harris becomes first Black woman, South Asian elected vice president

She and Biden will be sworn in Jan. 20.

  • Nov 7, 2020
FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2019, file photo, Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris, of California, waves to the crowd as she formally launches her presidential campaign at a rally in her hometown of Oakland, Calif. Harris made history Saturday, Nov. 7,  as the first Black woman elected as vice president of the United States, shattering barriers that have kept men — almost all of them white — entrenched at the highest levels of American politics for more than two centuries. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)
President Donald Trump leaves the podium after speaking at the White House, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump defied gravity; now falls back to earth, future TBD

Donald Trump, who defied political gravity with his extraordinary rise from reality star and… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2020
President Donald Trump leaves the podium after speaking at the White House, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
People celebrate in Times Square after former vice president and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden was announced as the winner over Pres. Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in New York. His victory came after more than three days of uncertainty as election officials sorted through a surge of mail-in votes that delayed the processing of some ballots. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

EXPLAINER: Why AP called the 2020 election for Joe Biden

WHY AP CALLED THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION FOR BIDEN: As Election Day ground on into “election week,” it… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2020
People celebrate in Times Square after former vice president and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden was announced as the winner over Pres. Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in New York. His victory came after more than three days of uncertainty as election officials sorted through a surge of mail-in votes that delayed the processing of some ballots. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
A campaign sign supporting Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden and running mate Kamala Harris stands in front of a vote sign showing former President Barack Obama near the Clark County Election Department in North Las Vegas, Nev., Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Biden transition team didn’t wait for verdict to get busy

Longtime aide had been leading efforts in anticipation of victory

  • Nov 7, 2020
A campaign sign supporting Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden and running mate Kamala Harris stands in front of a vote sign showing former President Barack Obama near the Clark County Election Department in North Las Vegas, Nev., Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
A canvas observer photographs Lehigh County provisional ballots as vote counting in the general election continues, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, in Allentown, Pa. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

EXPLAINER: States still in play and what makes them that way

The Associated Press reviews

  • Nov 7, 2020
A canvas observer photographs Lehigh County provisional ballots as vote counting in the general election continues, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, in Allentown, Pa. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., listens as Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

The count goes on — with Biden on the cusp of presidency

Democrat has leads in Pennsylvania, Nevada, Georgia

  • Nov 6, 2020
Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., listens as Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden joined by Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at the The Queen theater Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Biden on cusp of presidency after gains in Pennsylvania

Trump’s campaign insists election isn’t over

  • Nov 6, 2020
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden joined by Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at the The Queen theater Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Changes approved with Clallam County charter

Commission elections switch again from district-only choices

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Secretary of State Kim Wyman wins 3rd term in Washington

Secretary of State Kim Wyman has been reelected to a third term, continuing a more than… Continue reading

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AP VoteCast: In Washington, voters sour on state of nation

The Associated Press Voters in Washington made their pick for president while holding negative views about the country’s direction, according to an expansive AP survey… Continue reading

President Donald Trump speaks at the White House on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, in Washington. (Evan Vucci/Associated Press)

Trump steps to podium, lets loose on integrity of election

For 40 hours, President Donald Trump fumed in private and tweeted his grievances in… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2020
President Donald Trump speaks at the White House on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, in Washington. (Evan Vucci/Associated Press)
Gov. Jay Inslee thanks the voters of Washington state after winning his third term, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 in Olympia Wash. (Steve Bloom/The Olympian via AP)

Jay Inslee wins 3rd term as Washington governor

Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee has become the first incumbent elected to a third term in Washington… Continue reading

Gov. Jay Inslee thanks the voters of Washington state after winning his third term, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 in Olympia Wash. (Steve Bloom/The Olympian via AP)
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden takes off his face mask as he arrives to speak, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Biden pushes closer to victory in race for the White House

Democrat Joe Biden pushed closer Thursday to the 270 Electoral… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2020
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden takes off his face mask as he arrives to speak, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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Erickson leading in superior court race

Dublin thanks her campaign supporters

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