Politics

Washington state elector says he won’t vote for Clinton

A Democratic elector in Washington state said he won’t vote for Hillary Clinton even if she… Continue reading

Campaign money pours in statewide days before election

More than $136 million in campaign contributions have poured into Washington state races as voters on Nov.… Continue reading

More than 52 percent return ballots in Clallam County

More than 52 percent of registered voters in Clallam County have returned ballots in the Nov. 8 general election. The Clallam County… Continue reading

Jefferson County ballot return rate highest in state at more than 57 percent

More than 57 percent of registered voters in Jefferson County have returned ballots in the Nov. 8 general election — a county… Continue reading

Clallam County commissioner hopefuls shrug off Johnson war chest advantage

Clallam County commissioner candidate Ron Richards is unconcerned over the money advantage held by his opponent, Randy Johnson, as they face their… Continue reading

Dean fundraising surpasses Thomas in Jefferson County race

Kate Dean, a local Democratic Party favorite, is far outdistancing her opponent Tim Thomas, a Republican-turned-Democrat, in campaign fundraising as Tuesday’s Election… Continue reading

Neupert war chest four times larger than Coughenour in Clallam Superior Court race

Challenger Dave Neupert has raised nearly four times as much as his opponent, sitting Judge Brian Coughenour, in his quest to become… Continue reading

Almost 44 percent return ballots in Clallam County

Nearly 44 percent of registered voters in Clallam County have returned ballots in the Nov. 8 general election. The Clallam County Auditor’s… Continue reading

More than 51 percent return ballots in Jefferson County

More than 51 percent of registered voters in Jefferson County have returned ballots in the Nov. 8 general election. The Jefferson County… Continue reading

Close to 40 percent return ballots in Clallam County

Close to 40 percent of registered voters in Clallam County have returned ballots in the Nov. 8 general election. The Clallam County… Continue reading

Almost 46 percent return ballots in Jefferson County

Nearly 46 percent of registered voters in Jefferson County have returned ballots in the Nov. 8 general election. The Jefferson County Auditor’s… Continue reading

More than 23 percent return ballots in Clallam County

More than 23 percent of registered voters in Clallam County have returned ballots in the Nov. 8 general election. The Clallam County… Continue reading

Olympia initiative called test case for state income tax

Washington voters have rejected personal income tax-related measures at the statewide ballot several times over the past eight decades. Now voters in the… Continue reading

Fourteen percent return ballots in Clallam County

Voting continues until 8 p.m. Nov. 8.

Lawsuits an issue in lands commissioner debate held in Port Angeles

Steve McLaughlin and his opponent, Hilary Franz, squared off during the last of their nine general election campaign forums.

Initiative 1501 subplot: Fight between union, conservative group

The measure would stiffen penalties for identify theft and consumer fraud against seniors or disabled citizens. Opponents say the real purpose is to change the state Public Records Act.

Inslee, Clinton still atop latest polls in Washington state

Gov. Jay Inslee had more than 50 percent of voter support and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has a 17-point lead over Republican Donald Trump in a new poll.

State minimum wage campaign: Is initiative best way to hike pay?

Initiative 1433 would raise the hourly minimum wage in Washington by roughly $4 over three years, to $13.50.

Clallam bar association rates Coughenour higher than his opponent, Neupert

Of the bar association’s 76 lawyers, 60 responded with ratings of 1-4 for the two Clallam County Superior Court judge candidates in each of four categories.