Politics

Johnson, Coughenour widen leads in Clallam County elections

Johnson, Coughenour widen leads in Clallam County elections

Randy Johnson and Brian Coughenour widened their leads on their respective opponents in Tuesday’s general election after the Clallam County Auditor’s Office… Continue reading

Johnson, Coughenour widen leads in Clallam County elections
Dean, Randall maintain leads after third ballot count in Jefferson County

Dean, Randall maintain leads after third ballot count in Jefferson County

Those who led in contested Jefferson County races in Tuesday’s initial count of general election ballots maintained significant advantages when the county… Continue reading

Dean, Randall maintain leads after third ballot count in Jefferson County
Mike Chapman

Peninsula Democrats take 24th District seats

Voters have turned the 24th Legislative District into an all-Clallam County team of three Democrats who said Wednesday that education funding must be a top… Continue reading

Mike Chapman
Trump election means big changes ahead, say Peninsula residents

Trump election means big changes ahead, say Peninsula residents

Whether dismayed or encouraged, North Olympic Peninsula residents said Republican billionaire Donald Trump’s stunning victory over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton… Continue reading

Trump election means big changes ahead, say Peninsula residents
Dean wins Jefferson County commissioner seat

Dean wins Jefferson County commissioner seat

Kate Dean was voted into the Jefferson County commissioner District 1 seat with 66 percent of the vote against opponent Tim Thomas’… Continue reading

Dean wins Jefferson County commissioner seat
Neupert holding out hope in Clallam Superior Court race against Coughenour

Neupert holding out hope in Clallam Superior Court race against Coughenour

Clallam County Superior Court Judge Brian Coughenour held a four-point lead over a “hopeful” Dave Neupert after the first batch of general… Continue reading

Neupert holding out hope in Clallam Superior Court race against Coughenour
Johnson holds 9-point lead in Clallam commissioners’ race

Johnson holds 9-point lead in Clallam commissioners’ race

The two candidates vying to replace longtime Clallam County Commissioner Mike Chapman will wait for more election results before declaring victory or… Continue reading

Johnson holds 9-point lead in Clallam commissioners’ race
Randall ‘pleased and humbled’ to be elected to Jefferson Public Utility District seat

Randall ‘pleased and humbled’ to be elected to Jefferson Public Utility District seat

Jeff Randall has ousted incumbent Barney Burke for Jefferson County Public Utility District Position 1 seat with nearly 62 percent of the… Continue reading

Randall ‘pleased and humbled’ to be elected to Jefferson Public Utility District seat
State voters re-elect Inslee, Murray

State voters re-elect Inslee, Murray

As the nation elected a political outsider to the presidency, Washington voters stuck with the power structure they knew, easily re-electing Democratic Gov.… Continue reading

State voters re-elect Inslee, Murray
Derek Kilmer

Kilmer wins re-election to Congress

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, a Gig Harbor Democrat, took his bows Wednesday in an email after handily defeating his 6th Congressional District… Continue reading

Derek Kilmer

General election ballots due today in Clallam County

Today is Election Day. Ballots are due by 8 p.m. if placed in drop boxes and earlier in the day if mailed,… Continue reading

General election ballots due today in Jefferson County

Today is Election Day. General election ballots are due by 8 p.m. if placed in drop boxes and earlier in the day… Continue reading

General election ballots due Tuesday as races for office near conclusion

One more day. After the polls close Tuesday, Americans will know who won the presidency as the grueling national race comes to… Continue reading

Washington state elector says he won’t vote for Clinton

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

Washington state elector says he won’t vote for Clinton

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 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

More than 52 percent return ballots in Clallam County

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