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In Our View: Kreidler best choice for insurance commissioner

October 16, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Despite being a relatively low-profile position, the work of the state insurance commissioner touches the lives of every Washingtonian. The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends that Mike Kreidler be reelected in the Nov. 3 general election. Read story

In Our View: Reelect Cleveland to 49th Legislative Districtvideo icon

October 15, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Annette Cleveland’s effectiveness during eight years in the state Senate is exemplified by the fact that she is the chair of the Health & Long Term Care Committee. The Columbian Editorial Board recommends that the Democrat be reelected to represent the 49th Legislative District for another four years. Read story

In Our View: Montoya-Lewis, Whitener should stay on court

October 14, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

Voters in the Nov. 3 general election have one judicial race in which they can choose between two strong candidates: Washington Supreme Court Pos. 3. While The Columbian Editorial Board recommends that Raquel Montoya-Lewis be chosen to remain on the bench, the fact that it is the only difficult judiciary… Read story

In Our View: Reykdal clear choice for state superintendentvideo icon

October 13, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

In comparing credentials of the candidates for state superintendent of public instruction, incumbent Chris Reykdal stands out. The same is true about his vision for Washington schools, leading The Columbian Editorial Board to recommend Reykdal for reelection to the nonpartisan position. Read story

In Our View: Reelect Republican Brandon Vick in 18th Dist.video icon

October 11, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

During eight years in the Legislature, Republican Brandon Vick has been a dedicated and attentive representative of the 18th District. The Columbian Editorial Board recommends Vick be elected for another term. Read story

In Our View: Reelect state Treasurer Duane Davidson

October 9, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

With Washington facing a budget crunch brought about by the coronavirus pandemic, experience and continuity are essential in overseeing the state’s finances. The Columbian Editorial Board recommends that Republican Duane Davidson be reelected as state treasurer. Read story

In Our View: Approve Engrossed Senate Joint Resolution 8212

October 8, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

With a plethora of races involving candidates, ranging from president of the United States to the Clark County Charter Review Commission, voters probably are a little grateful to have a small slate of ballot measures to ponder this year. Read story

In Our View: Incumbent Hoff for 18th District, Position 2

October 7, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

In the 18th Legislative District race for representative, Position 2, there is a clear choice. That choice, however, will depend on a voter’s particular political leanings. The Columbian Editorial Board recommends incumbent Republican Larry Hoff for the position while acknowledging the strong qualifications of Democratic challenger Donna Sinclair. Read story

In Our View: Reelect Franz for public lands commissionervideo icon

October 6, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

The surge of smoke-filled skies that covered much of the state this summer points out the importance of effective forest management. During her first term as commissioner of public lands, Hilary Franz has consistently pushed for better administration of those lands and more effective preparation for when a fire breaks… Read story

In Our View: Jay Inslee deserves third term as governor

October 4, 2020, 6:03am Editorials

At a crucial time for our state — and our nation — Washington residents need a steady hand at the helm. Gov. Jay Inslee is a clear choice for election to a third term as governor and has earned the recommendation of The Columbian’s Editorial Board. Read story