Politics

Contributions for Jefferson County candidates

County commissioner, sheriff campaign funds

Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., speaks during the House Committee on Appropriations subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies hearing. Murray faces Republican Tiffany Smiley in the November election. (Mariam Zuhaib/The Associated Press, File)

Murray, Smiley spar over abortion, crime in US Senate debate

Candidates will meet again Sunday

  • Oct 25, 2022
  • By Nicholas K. Geranios The Associated Press
  • Regional News
Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., speaks during the House Committee on Appropriations subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies hearing. Murray faces Republican Tiffany Smiley in the November election. (Mariam Zuhaib/The Associated Press, File)

Tharinger’s record topic of an election debate

Rainwater stands in for Pruiett in race for District 24 position

Questions accepted for state debates

Questions are being accepted now for Oct. 23 candidate debates for the Secretary of State and U.S. Senate races in the general election.… Continue reading

Bill Peach, left, and Mike French.

Clallam County commission hopefuls discuss housing shortage

Peach urges more family wage jobs; French sees need for higher density

Bill Peach, left, and Mike French.
Jefferson County Sheriff candidates Detective Art Frank, left, and Sheriff Joe Nole debate. (Ken Park/Peninsula Daily News)

Jefferson County sheriff hopefuls face off

Preparedness, retention among issues raised

Jefferson County Sheriff candidates Detective Art Frank, left, and Sheriff Joe Nole debate. (Ken Park/Peninsula Daily News)
Steve Tharinger, left, and Brian Pruiett.

District 24 candidates trade views

Rising costs dominate their political discussion

Steve Tharinger, left, and Brian Pruiett.
Will Purser, left, and Ken Hayes.

Customer service, alternative energy debated

Incumbent, challenger vie for PUD seat

Will Purser, left, and Ken Hayes.

Questions accepted for Jefferson County debate

This is the last week to submit questions for the League of Women Voters-Jefferson County’s Oct. 11 forum for the candidates vying… Continue reading

Candidate forum set Friday

The United Peninsula Candidate Forum for hopefuls for District 6 congressman, and state representatives for District 24, Positions 1 and 2, is set… Continue reading

Candidate forum questions requested by Thursday

The public is asked to provide questions for a candidate forum involving hopefuls for the 6th Congressional District and the state Legislature. The… Continue reading

North Olympic Peninsula Auditor: Elections safe and secure

Public showing increasing interest in election security

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Hopefuls debate housing policies

County commission candidates priorities differ

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Michael Dashiell /Olympic Peninsula News Group

Cherie Kidd and Bruce Emery (seated), candidates for Clallam County Director of Community Development, speak at a debate hosted by the Rotary Club of Sequim at the Dungeness River Center.

Clallam County hopefuls offer resumes

Emery, Kidd debate DCD seat after primary

Michael Dashiell /Olympic Peninsula News Group

Cherie Kidd and Bruce Emery (seated), candidates for Clallam County Director of Community Development, speak at a debate hosted by the Rotary Club of Sequim at the Dungeness River Center.

Voter turnout more than 50 percent on Peninsula

Primary participation in Clallam, Jefferson counties tops state’s

Brian Pruiett.

Incumbents lead in District 24 race

Chapman, Tharinger, Forde, Pruiett moving on

Brian Pruiett.
Greg Brotherton, left, and Marcia Kelbon.

Jefferson County position narrowed to two

Brotherton, Kelbon set for November

Greg Brotherton, left, and Marcia Kelbon.