Politics

Dean, Thomas to face off in November race for Jefferson County commission seat

Democrat Kate Dean won 61.57 percent of the votes and fellow Democrat Tim Thomas won 20.13 percent in the first count of primary ballots.

U.S. Rep. Kilmer, challenger to advance to Nov. 8 general election

Kilmer, a Gig Harbor Democrat who grew up in Port Angeles, won 58.65 percent. Bloom, an accountant and a Navy veteran living in Tacoma, won 23.8 percent.

Chapman, Vrable appear headed for general election in race for 24th District state legislative seat

Democratic Clallam County Commissioner Mike Chapman won 46 percent of the votes in the initial count of ballots Tuesday while Port Ludlow Republican George Vrable had 37 percent.

Governor, senate races set; others await results after primary election

Secretary of state’s office spokesman: “By Friday, you should pretty much know the top two finishers in all the races.”

Richards awaits news of opponent for Clallam County commissioner race

Ron Richards was the top choice in the first count of primary ballots with 37.54 percent, but Randy Johnson and Gabe Rygaard are running close.

Chapman, Vrable ahead in race for Legislative District 24 state representative seat

Clallam County commissioner Mike Chapman won more than 45 percent of the vote and Port Ludlow Republican George Vrable took more than 36 percent Tuesday.

Clallam County commissioners discuss rules for short-term rentals; public hearing planned

The panel has agreed to set a public hearing for a draft ordinance regulating vacation rentals that the planning commission recommended for approval.

Dean, Thomas win spot on general election ballot for Jefferson County commission seat

Democrat Kate Dean won a whopping 61.57 percent of the vote and fellow Democrat Tim Thomas won 20.13 percent in the top-two primary election race for the District 1 seat on the Jefferson County commission.

Kilmer to face Bloom in general election

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer and challenger Todd A. Bloom will advance to the Nov. 8 general election for the 6th Congressional District seat.

Inslee to face Bryant, Murray to face Vance; many state races too close to call

Incumbent Gov. Jay Inslee and challenger Bill Bryant easily advanced through the primary to the November ballot Tuesday, as did U.S. Sen. Patty Murray and opponent Chris Vance.

Richards takes early lead in primary election for Clallam County commission race

Democrat Ron Richards was the top choice in tonight’s initial count of votes in the primary election for the District 2 Clallam County commission race.

Clallam, Jefferson county voters slow to vote in today’s primary

Today is the last day for voters to cast their ballots.

Field is crowded in race for Washington lieutenant governor

Current Lt. Gov. Brad Owen announced his retirement earlier this year, sparking a rare rush of candidates for the office. Eleven candidates have filed.