Politics

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Tharinger fends off Pruiett to keep legislative seat

Incumbent Steve Tharinger said positivity, experience and teamwork with fellow legislators helped him retain his state representative seat this fall. Tharinger, a Democrat, held a… Continue reading

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Eisenhour wins county commission seat

Smith concedes, plans to continue volunteer work

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Kilmer re-elected to 6th Congressional District

Congressman Derek Kilmer retained his seat for a fifth term against challenger Elizabeth Kreiselmaier in Tuesday’s general election. The Democrat representing the 6th Congressional District… Continue reading

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Paschall leads Clallam PUD seat race

Rick Paschall of Sequim led Patti Morris of Port Angeles for the Clallam County Public Utility District No. 2 position after a second count of… Continue reading

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Voter turnout over 74 percent in Clallam, 80 percent in Jefferson

Voter turnout after a second count of general election ballots on Wednesday swelled to 74 percent in Clallam County and to 80.12 percent in Jefferson… Continue reading

Voters approve Port Angeles School District replacement levy

Port Angeles School District voters have approved a $5.6 million education programs and operations replacement levy set to begin in 2022. A… Continue reading

Voters decide proposed amendments to Clallam County Charter

A proposed amendment to the Clallam County Charter to change the system of electing county commissioners appeared to be passing after a… Continue reading

Washington passes first voter-approved sex ed mandate in US

Washington state voters approved a sex education referendum, allowing Democrats’ wide-ranging mandate for public schools to stand… Continue reading

President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House, early Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump files lawsuits as Biden’s lead grows

President calls for a halt in counting ballots

  • Nov 4, 2020
President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House, early Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
FILE - This combination of Sept. 29, 2020, file photos shows President Donald Trump, left, and former Vice President Joe Biden during the first presidential debate at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland, Ohio. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Presidency hinges on tight races in battleground states

By Jonathan Lemire, Zeke Miller, Jill Colvin and Alexandra Jaffe | Associated Press The fate of the United States presidency hung in the balance Wednesday… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2020
FILE - This combination of Sept. 29, 2020, file photos shows President Donald Trump, left, and former Vice President Joe Biden during the first presidential debate at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland, Ohio. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Danny Romero, left, and Petal Ruch, both of Port Angeles, fill out ballots at portable polling stations at the Clallam County Courthouse in Port Angeles on Election Day. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Danny Romero, left, and Petal Ruch, both of Port Angeles, fill out ballots at portable polling stations at the Clallam County Courthouse in Port Angeles on Election Day. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Angi Klahn, left, Clallam County Auditor's Office accountant, helped process voter registration Friday for Seth Russell, formerly of Santa Cruz, Calif., who recently moved to Port Angeles with his partner and her brother. (Paul Gottlieb/Peninsula Daily News)

President, state offices on ballot with local races

Turnout exceeds 70 percent in Clallam, Jefferson counties

Angi Klahn, left, Clallam County Auditor's Office accountant, helped process voter registration Friday for Seth Russell, formerly of Santa Cruz, Calif., who recently moved to Port Angeles with his partner and her brother. (Paul Gottlieb/Peninsula Daily News)

Clallam County Bar Association rates judge candidates

Attorneys score incumbent Erickson above challenger Dublin

Financial contributions reported in judge race

The only countywide seat up for election in Clallam County features two candidates who are running largely self-financed campaigns. As of Friday,… Continue reading

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Chapman, Forde tactics differ in contest

Incumbent,challenger file financial reports

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Commission hopefuls close in fundraising

County race candidates file financial reports

Finances reported in PUD race

Warchests differ for the two candidates vying for a six-year Clallam County Public Utility District position in Tuesday’s general election. Patti Morris,… Continue reading

State representative, position 1 finances

The following campaign finance information for state House of Representative Position 1 candidates Mike Chapman and Sue Forde is collected by the state Public Disclosure… Continue reading