Politics

A campaign sign supporting Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden and running mate Kamala Harris stands in front of a vote sign showing former President Barack Obama near the Clark County Election Department in North Las Vegas, Nev., Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Biden transition team didn’t wait for verdict to get busy

Longtime aide had been leading efforts in anticipation of victory

  • Nov 7, 2020
A campaign sign supporting Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden and running mate Kamala Harris stands in front of a vote sign showing former President Barack Obama near the Clark County Election Department in North Las Vegas, Nev., Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
A canvas observer photographs Lehigh County provisional ballots as vote counting in the general election continues, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, in Allentown, Pa. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

EXPLAINER: States still in play and what makes them that way

The Associated Press reviews

  • Nov 7, 2020
A canvas observer photographs Lehigh County provisional ballots as vote counting in the general election continues, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, in Allentown, Pa. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., listens as Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

The count goes on — with Biden on the cusp of presidency

Democrat has leads in Pennsylvania, Nevada, Georgia

  • Nov 6, 2020
Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., listens as Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden joined by Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at the The Queen theater Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Biden on cusp of presidency after gains in Pennsylvania

Trump’s campaign insists election isn’t over

  • Nov 6, 2020
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden joined by Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at the The Queen theater Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Changes approved with Clallam County charter

Commission elections switch again from district-only choices

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Secretary of State Kim Wyman wins 3rd term in Washington

Secretary of State Kim Wyman has been reelected to a third term, continuing a more than… Continue reading

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AP VoteCast: In Washington, voters sour on state of nation

The Associated Press Voters in Washington made their pick for president while holding negative views about the country’s direction, according to an expansive AP survey… Continue reading

President Donald Trump speaks at the White House on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, in Washington. (Evan Vucci/Associated Press)

Trump steps to podium, lets loose on integrity of election

For 40 hours, President Donald Trump fumed in private and tweeted his grievances in… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2020
President Donald Trump speaks at the White House on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, in Washington. (Evan Vucci/Associated Press)
Gov. Jay Inslee thanks the voters of Washington state after winning his third term, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 in Olympia Wash. (Steve Bloom/The Olympian via AP)

Jay Inslee wins 3rd term as Washington governor

Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee has become the first incumbent elected to a third term in Washington… Continue reading

Gov. Jay Inslee thanks the voters of Washington state after winning his third term, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 in Olympia Wash. (Steve Bloom/The Olympian via AP)
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden takes off his face mask as he arrives to speak, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Biden pushes closer to victory in race for the White House

Democrat Joe Biden pushed closer Thursday to the 270 Electoral… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2020
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden takes off his face mask as he arrives to speak, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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Erickson leading in superior court race

Dublin thanks her campaign supporters

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Tharinger fends off Pruiett to keep legislative seat

Incumbent Steve Tharinger said positivity, experience and teamwork with fellow legislators helped him retain his state representative seat this fall. Tharinger, a Democrat, held a… Continue reading

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Eisenhour wins county commission seat

Smith concedes, plans to continue volunteer work

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Kilmer re-elected to 6th Congressional District

Congressman Derek Kilmer retained his seat for a fifth term against challenger Elizabeth Kreiselmaier in Tuesday’s general election. The Democrat representing the 6th Congressional District… Continue reading

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Paschall leads Clallam PUD seat race

Rick Paschall of Sequim led Patti Morris of Port Angeles for the Clallam County Public Utility District No. 2 position after a second count of… Continue reading

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Voter turnout over 74 percent in Clallam, 80 percent in Jefferson

Voter turnout after a second count of general election ballots on Wednesday swelled to 74 percent in Clallam County and to 80.12 percent in Jefferson… Continue reading

Voters approve Port Angeles School District replacement levy

Port Angeles School District voters have approved a $5.6 million education programs and operations replacement levy set to begin in 2022. A… Continue reading

Voters decide proposed amendments to Clallam County Charter

A proposed amendment to the Clallam County Charter to change the system of electing county commissioners appeared to be passing after a… Continue reading