Politics

Voter turnout over 68 percent in Clallam County

Clallam County posted a general election voter turnout of 68.7 percent on the eve of the weekend, while Jefferson County maintained its lead as tops… Continue reading

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Money tracked in 24th contest

Tharinger’s cash, Pruiett’s donors

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24th District state House candidates’ contributions reported

The following campaign finance information for 24th District state House candidates Brian Pruiett and Steve Tharinger is collected by the state Public Disclosure Commission. Detailed… Continue reading

Jefferson voter turnout highest in state at 73.9 percent; Clallam at 64 percent

Jefferson County maintained its lead as tops in the state for voter turnout on Thursday with 73.9 percent, while Clallam County posted a general election… Continue reading

Van De Wege, Beauvais air views in Forks

Jobs, housing, COVID-19 discussed over Zoom

Clallam voter turnout nears 60 percent; Jefferson tops 71 percent

Drop boxes at some sites are being emptied several times a day. The U.S. Postal Service brings more in daily. Ballots continued on Wednesday to… Continue reading

Jefferson County voter turnout tops 71 percent

Drop boxes at some sites are being emptied several times a day. The U.S. Postal Service brings more in daily. Ballots continued on Wednesday to… Continue reading

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Clallam County election workers Ame Cochnauer, right, and Thomas Newton, did their second of at least three ballot pickups Monday from two drop-off boxes outside the courthouse that hold a combined 1,200 ballots.

Ballots flooding Peninsula elections offices

Early voting records shattered across nation

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Clallam County election workers Ame Cochnauer, right, and Thomas Newton, did their second of at least three ballot pickups Monday from two drop-off boxes outside the courthouse that hold a combined 1,200 ballots.

Officials encourage vigilance on election misinformation

No reports of any breaches of state’s election systems

Van De Wege and Beauvais

A tale of two campaigns

Challenger outspends longtime lawmaker

Van De Wege and Beauvais
Cindy Rice of Port Ludlow drops off her ballot for the Nov. 3 general election on Thursday at the walk-up drop box in front of the Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson St. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Voter turnout already approaching 40 percent on Peninsula

Drop boxes picked up multiple times per day, officials say

Cindy Rice of Port Ludlow drops off her ballot for the Nov. 3 general election on Thursday at the walk-up drop box in front of the Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson St. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)
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League of Women Voters offers voting tools

With voting under way in Washington state for the Nov. 3 general election, the League of Women Voters is offering a number of resources to… Continue reading

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Soroptimists host candidate forum Friday

Six running for three different positions to participate

Residents await the collection of ballots from the JCPenney parking lot at 651 W. Washington St. on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. Early returns filled at least two Clallam County drop boxes to capacity last week. (Photo courtesy of Barb Hanna)
Residents await the collection of ballots from the JCPenney parking lot at 651 W. Washington St. on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. Early returns filled at least two Clallam County drop boxes to capacity last week. (Photo courtesy of Barb Hanna)

Hackers, sex ed, shutdown debated

Tharinger, Pruiett draw clear lines between them

Janette Force, executive director of the Port Townsend Film Festival, holds a sample ballot and a state-produced Voters' Pamphlet. Submitted photo

Video explains mail-in voting for seniors, caregivers

Rundown of rules for sending back ballots

Janette Force, executive director of the Port Townsend Film Festival, holds a sample ballot and a state-produced Voters' Pamphlet. Submitted photo

Elections offices prepare for high voter turnout

North Olympic Peninsula elections officials are preparing for a high voter turnout in the Nov. 3 general election. Domestic ballots are being mailed to registered… Continue reading

State Senate hopefuls debate taxes, sex ed

Candidates for a four-year 24th Legislative District state Senate seat clashed over wildfires and sex education in a recent Port Angeles Nor’Wester… Continue reading

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North Olympic Peninsula 2020 Voter Guide

The North Olympic Peninsula 2020 Voter Guide is out now. Inside, you will find information on the candidates and the issues in Clallam County and… Continue reading

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Eisenhour, Smith field questions in forum

Commissioner candidates discuss issues ahead of Nov. 3 election