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The sun dial near the Legislative Building is shown under cloudy skies, Thursda at the Capitol in Olympia. (Ted S.

Washington primary includes U.S. Senate, House races

The sun dial near the Legislative Building is shown under cloudy skies, Thursda at the Capitol in Olympia. (Ted S.

August 1, 2022, 1:35pm Election

Washington voters will winnow the field of candidates in dozens of races in the state’s primary Tuesday. Read story

Mark Finchem, a Republican candidate for Arizona Secretary of State, waves to the crowd as he arrives to speak at a Save America rally Friday, July 22, 2022, in Prescott, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D.

Top election official races feature deniers of 2020 results

Mark Finchem, a Republican candidate for Arizona Secretary of State, waves to the crowd as he arrives to speak at a Save America rally Friday, July 22, 2022, in Prescott, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D.

August 1, 2022, 1:30pm Election

An Arizona lawmaker endorsed by former President Donald Trump who attended the Jan. 6, 2021, rally that preceded the violent assault on the U.S. Capitol and another lawmaker who also believes the 2020 presidential election results should be overturned are among four Republicans vying for the top elections post in… Read story

Three Republicans who backed impeachment face the voters

August 1, 2022, 8:38am Election

Tuesday’s primaries mark the biggest one-day electoral test so far for the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach President Donald Trump. Read story

Patty Murray, left, and Tiffany Smiley

Three states’ Senate primaries will fill gaps in fall landscape

Patty Murray, left, and Tiffany Smiley

August 1, 2022, 8:35am Election

Voters in three states will pick Senate nominees Tuesday, with Missourians setting the general election contest to fill the seat being vacated by the pending retirement of a fixture in Missouri and Capitol Hill politics. In Arizona and Washington state, all eyes will be on who makes it to the… Read story

Rep. John Lovick, D-Mill Creek, presides Thursday, March 8, 2018, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash., on the final day of the regular session of the Legislature. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Big money flowing, ads attacking in the battle for control of Washington Legislature

Rep. John Lovick, D-Mill Creek, presides Thursday, March 8, 2018, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash., on the final day of the regular session of the Legislature. (AP Photo/Ted S.

August 1, 2022, 6:02am Election

“Radical politicians are making things worse. Just ask John Lovick,” a TV ad blared this month, attacking the Washington state senator — a Democrat from Snohomish County. Read story

A voter swings by the Fisher's Landing ballot drop-off box on Monday for today's special election. The election includes funding measures for the city of Vancouver as well as several school bond or levy measures.

Clark County voters to weigh in on crowded primary election ballot

A voter swings by the Fisher's Landing ballot drop-off box on Monday for today's special election. The election includes funding measures for the city of Vancouver as well as several school bond or levy measures.

July 31, 2022, 6:03am Clark County News

The Aug. 2 primary is now just two days away, but voter turnout remains sluggish. Of the 323,756 eligible voters, a little more than 50,600 ballots — or 15.5 percent — have been received by the Clark County Elections Office. Nearly a third of the ballots received came into the… Read story

Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey views the first primary election result printout for the 2020 elections in the ballot tabulation room of the Clark County Election Office in August.

Clark County can count auditor votes

Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey views the first primary election result printout for the 2020 elections in the ballot tabulation room of the Clark County Election Office in August.

July 29, 2022, 4:39pm Clark County News

Clark County auditor candidate Brett Simpson was denied a preliminary injunction that would have blocked the county from counting or reporting any votes cast in his race against Auditor Greg Kimsey. Superior Court Judge Derek Vanderwood denied Simpson’s request at a Friday hearing. Read story

U.S. Republican Reps.

Blitz of PAC money aims to defeat Trump-backed challengers to Herrera Beutler, Newhouse

U.S. Republican Reps.

July 28, 2022, 1:59pm Clark County Politics

A deluge of outside PAC money is saturating two of Washington’s top congressional primaries, aimed at helping Republican Reps. Jaime Herrera Beutler and Dan Newhouse survive their votes to impeach then-President Donald Trump last year. Read story

FILE - Joe Kent, center, a Republican who is challenging Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash., for her seat in Washington's 3rd Congressional District, speaks during a "Justice For J6" rally near the U.S. Capitol in Washington, on Sept. 18, 2021, in support of people who took part in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Kent has openly displayed ties to far-right and extremist organizations in his election run. That includes groups that have drawn law enforcement scrutiny over their involvement in the Jan. 6.

GOP’s links to extremism surface in 3rd District congressional primary

FILE - Joe Kent, center, a Republican who is challenging Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash., for her seat in Washington's 3rd Congressional District, speaks during a "Justice For J6" rally near the U.S. Capitol in Washington, on Sept. 18, 2021, in support of people who took part in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Kent has openly displayed ties to far-right and extremist organizations in his election run. That includes groups that have drawn law enforcement scrutiny over their involvement in the Jan. 6.

July 27, 2022, 7:46am Clark County Politics

A congressional candidate whose compelling personal story of military valor and unfathomable loss helped him win former President Donald Trump’s support has connections to right-wing extremists, including a campaign consultant who was a member of the Proud Boys. Read story

Three candidates vie to replace Hoff in 18th Legislative District Position 2

July 27, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

Although there are only two people running for the 18th Legislative District Position 1 seat, the names of Republican candidate Stephanie McClintock and Democrat John Zingale are still on the ballot, thanks to a state law that requires partisan races for state office to be included no matter how many… Read story