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Dave Reichert, a former congressman, is a Republican candidate for Washington governor in 2024.

Will Dave Reichert vote for Trump? He gave his answer at a GOP event

Dave Reichert, a former congressman, is a Republican candidate for Washington governor in 2024.

June 6, 2024, 1:34pm Election

Republican gubernatorial candidate Dave Reichert has avoided publicly stating whether he will vote for Donald Trump in the presidential election. Read story

Former President Donald Trump appears at Manhattan criminal court in New York, Thursday, May 30, 2024.

Trump’s felony conviction may not bar him from WA ballot, says secretary of state

Former President Donald Trump appears at Manhattan criminal court in New York, Thursday, May 30, 2024.

June 4, 2024, 8:31am Election

Washington’s top election official says he does not believe a state law that allows voters to challenge the right of a candidate with a felony conviction to appear on the general election ballot applies to presidential candidates. Read story

FILE - Then-Rep. Dave Reichert, R-Wash., speaks on Nov. 6, 2018, at a Republican party election night gathering in Issaquah, Wash. Reichert filed campaign paperwork with the state Public Disclosure Commission on Friday, June 30, 2023, to run as a Republican candidate. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Reichert emphasizes law-and-order agenda at Yakima GOP conference

FILE - Then-Rep. Dave Reichert, R-Wash., speaks on Nov. 6, 2018, at a Republican party election night gathering in Issaquah, Wash. Reichert filed campaign paperwork with the state Public Disclosure Commission on Friday, June 30, 2023, to run as a Republican candidate. (AP Photo/Ted S.

June 3, 2024, 8:38am Election

Campaigning to end four decades of Democratic grasp on the governor’s office, Republican candidate Dave Reichert told a GOP crowd over the weekend that voters are ready for “a government that serves the people — not the other way around.” Read story

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson speaks as Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, right, looks on before the signing of several bills aimed at protecting reproductive health and gender-affirming care in Washington, Thursday, April 27, 2023, at the University of Washington's Hans Rosling Center for Population Health in Seattle.

Washington AG Bob Ferguson faces ethics complaint in ‘three Bobs’ saga

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson speaks as Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, right, looks on before the signing of several bills aimed at protecting reproductive health and gender-affirming care in Washington, Thursday, April 27, 2023, at the University of Washington's Hans Rosling Center for Population Health in Seattle.

May 29, 2024, 4:21pm Election

Gubernatorial candidate Mark Mullet has filed a pair of complaints alleging that Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson violated the state bar code and ethics laws when he asked the secretary of state to rearrange the primary ballot to clear up confusion after two other people named Bob Ferguson filed to… Read story

Reform Clark County signature gatherers hoped to get the Restore Election Confidence initiative on November's ballot.

Clark County election security petition falls about 20,000 signatures short

Reform Clark County signature gatherers hoped to get the Restore Election Confidence initiative on November's ballot.

May 29, 2024, 2:58pm Clark County News

A proposed initiative that sought to reform Clark County’s elections process failed to gather enough signatures to secure a spot on the November ballot. Read story

Members of the House convene on the first day of the legislative session at the Washington state Capitol, Monday, Jan. 8, 2024, in Olympia.

Washington voters favor anti-tax initiatives — for now

Members of the House convene on the first day of the legislative session at the Washington state Capitol, Monday, Jan. 8, 2024, in Olympia.

May 23, 2024, 2:21pm Election

The three tax initiatives destined for Washington’s November ballot are popular with voters, according to the results of a new Cascade PBS/Elway Poll. Read story

Smart phones and state funding: Candidates for state superintendent answer questions of high schoolers in candidate forum

May 23, 2024, 8:10am Election

Candidates for state superintendent discussed their perspectives on various topics, including school funding, sex education, mental health and parents rights at a forum hosted by the League of Women Voters of Washington at Ridgeline High School Monday night. Read story

Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, May 1, 2024.

Capital gains tax receipts in Washington tumble

Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, May 1, 2024.

May 22, 2024, 2:48pm Editor's Choice

Capital gains tax collections in Washington have plummeted in their second year, creating potential challenges for the next governor and legislative budget writers in 2025. Read story

Republican 3rd Congressional District candidate Joe Kent speaks at a Tuesday town hall at the Camas Community Center.

‘The economy is destroying people’: 3rd District candidate Joe Kent hosts town hall in Camasvideo icon

Republican 3rd Congressional District candidate Joe Kent speaks at a Tuesday town hall at the Camas Community Center.

May 21, 2024, 5:58pm Clark County News

At a town hall event Tuesday morning, Republican 3rd Congressional District candidate Joe Kent declared that inflation, immigration and parental rights are the biggest issues facing the United States today. Read story

State Sen. Mark Mullet, left, and Attorney General Bob Ferguson, right, are both running as Democrats for governor in 2024.

Did Bob Ferguson go too far responding to fellow Fergusons?

State Sen. Mark Mullet, left, and Attorney General Bob Ferguson, right, are both running as Democrats for governor in 2024.

May 21, 2024, 2:23pm Election

Democratic candidate Bob Ferguson pursued various hardball political and legal tactics to get two opponents who share his name out of the governor’s race — including an option the secretary of state said Washington election law doesn’t allow. Read story