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Wyman set to win third term as secretary of state as Washington continues to count ballots

November 5, 2020, 8:58am Election

Nov. 5—OLYMPIA — Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman was set to win her third term Wednesday as she extended her lead over Democratic challenger Rep. Gael Tarleton of Seattle. Read story

Democrat Daniel Smith, left, is challenging Sen. Lynda Wilson, R-Vancouver, for the 17th Legislative District state Senate seat.

Wilson lead in 17th District Senate race grows

Democrat Daniel Smith, left, is challenging Sen. Lynda Wilson, R-Vancouver, for the 17th Legislative District state Senate seat.

November 4, 2020, 7:27pm Clark County News

Sen. Lynda Wilson appears to have retained her seat in Clark County’s 17th Legislative District, according to a second batch of election returns released Wednesday evening. The Vicki Kraft-Tanisha Harris House race in that district and a contest for Clark County Council District 3, both of which were already narrow,… Read story

Jaime Herrera Beutler,

Herrera Beutler wins sixth term as Long concedes race

Jaime Herrera Beutler,

November 4, 2020, 6:30pm Clark County News

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, will return to Washington, D.C. for a sixth term in Congress. Read story

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Wilmington, Del.

Biden wins Michigan, Wisconsin, now on brink of White House

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Wilmington, Del.

November 4, 2020, 6:12pm Election

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden won the battleground prizes of Michigan and Wisconsin on Wednesday, reclaiming a key part of the “blue wall” that slipped away from Democrats four years ago and dramatically narrowing President Donald Trump's pathway to reelection. Read story

From left: Kim Wyman, Washington's Republican incumbent secretary of state; state Rep. Gael Tarleton, D-Seattle, who is challenging Wyman; state Treasurer Duane Davidson, a Republican; and state Rep. Mike Pellicciotti, D-Federal Way, who is challenging Davidson. (Photos provided by the candidates' campaigns.

Washington Republicans lose one of two statewide offices

From left: Kim Wyman, Washington's Republican incumbent secretary of state; state Rep. Gael Tarleton, D-Seattle, who is challenging Wyman; state Treasurer Duane Davidson, a Republican; and state Rep. Mike Pellicciotti, D-Federal Way, who is challenging Davidson. (Photos provided by the candidates' campaigns.

November 4, 2020, 12:06pm Election

OLYMPIA — Republicans have lost one of the two statewide elected positions they held in Washington. Read story

2 rural Oregon counties vote to consider joining Idaho; Move Oregon’s Border dream remains long shot

November 4, 2020, 9:40am Election

Voters in Union and Jefferson counties say they want their slice of Oregon to become part of Idaho. Read story

Bartender Sam Schilke watches election results on television at a bar and grill Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Portland, Ore.

There’s no winner in the presidential race. That’s OK

Bartender Sam Schilke watches election results on television at a bar and grill Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Portland, Ore.

November 4, 2020, 8:41am Election

WASHINGTON (AP) — America woke up Wednesday morning without a winner of the presidential election. That's OK. Read story

FILE - This combination of Sept. 25, 2020, photos shows State Rep. Beth Doglio, left, and former Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland in Wash. Both women are Democrats and are facing each other in the election for the next representative of Washington's 10th congressional district. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Strickland wins open 10th District U.S. House seat

FILE - This combination of Sept. 25, 2020, photos shows State Rep. Beth Doglio, left, and former Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland in Wash. Both women are Democrats and are facing each other in the election for the next representative of Washington's 10th congressional district. (AP Photo/Ted S.

November 4, 2020, 8:40am Election

SEATTLE — Former Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland won the open 10th U.S. House Distict seat in Washington, besting a fellow Democrat, while Republican U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler and Democratic U.S. Rep. Kim Schrier held early leads after tough reelection fights in the 3rd and 8th districts. Read story

Abbarno takes 20th house district seat

November 4, 2020, 6:58am Clark County Politics

LONGVIEW — Centralia republican Peter Abbarno swept the early returns in the race for the 20th house district seat based on Tuesday’s unofficial returns. Read story

Chris Reykdal, Washington's Superintendent of Public Instruction, poses for a photo in his office, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Olympia, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Reykdal reelected as Washington superintendent of public instruction

Chris Reykdal, Washington's Superintendent of Public Instruction, poses for a photo in his office, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Olympia, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S.

November 4, 2020, 6:57am Election

Chris Reykdal won reelection over challenger Maia Espinoza on Tuesday in one of the most politically divided races for Washington state schools chief in recent memory. Read story