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Semi Bird is a Republican candidate for Washington governor.

Washington GOP endorses Semi Bird for governor at Trump-dominated convention

Semi Bird is a Republican candidate for Washington governor.

April 21, 2024, 2:01pm Election

The last time Washington Republicans met in person for a state convention, they were not yet sold on Donald Trump. Read story

A voter heads to a ballot drop box Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, in Seattle. Voters in Washington state have a crowded ballot to fill out for this week&rsquo;s election, with a referendum on affirmative action and an initiative on the price of car tabs among the things they are being asked to decide.

WA ballot initiatives: Pro and con campaigns gear up to woo WA voters

A voter heads to a ballot drop box Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, in Seattle. Voters in Washington state have a crowded ballot to fill out for this week&rsquo;s election, with a referendum on affirmative action and an initiative on the price of car tabs among the things they are being asked to decide.

April 21, 2024, 6:05am Editor's Choice

How much should Washington tax the rich? Read story

Semi Bird is a Republican candidate for Washington governor.

Supporters of Semi Bird beat back Washington GOP attempt to stop endorsement vote

Semi Bird is a Republican candidate for Washington governor.

April 19, 2024, 4:07pm Election

The Republican Party state convention erupted with boos and shouts of protest Friday after GOP officials tried to stop an endorsement vote in the race for governor, saying candidate Semi Bird “was not forthcoming” in the party’s vetting process. Read story

David Stuebe

Washougal Mayor David Stuebe to run for Rep. Paul Harris’ state House seat, plans to keep mayor job

David Stuebe

April 19, 2024, 12:30pm Clark County News

Washougal Mayor David Stuebe announced Thursday that he is running as a Republican for the 17th Legislative District, Position 2, seat in state House of Representatives. Read story

Semi Bird, left, and Dave Reichert, right, are running for governor this year as Republicans.

Washington Republicans get ready to rumble in Spokane

Semi Bird, left, and Dave Reichert, right, are running for governor this year as Republicans.

April 19, 2024, 6:05am Election

Thousands of Republican activists are gathering for their party convention in Spokane this week – a three-day fete to organize and energize the grassroots heading into election season. Read story

Semi Bird addresses the crowd at a fundraising event at The Lodge at Frontier Park Graham on Friday, Nov. 10, 2023.

Washington governor candidate Semi Bird says ‘no excuse’ for financial crime

Semi Bird addresses the crowd at a fundraising event at The Lodge at Frontier Park Graham on Friday, Nov. 10, 2023.

April 17, 2024, 3:12pm Election

Republican gubernatorial candidate Semi Bird pleaded guilty in 1993 to a misdemeanor count of bank larceny for lying on a credit application by using the name and Social Security number of his father, records show. Read story

Loren Culp

Republican Congressional candidate sends cease and desist letter to Loren Culp

Loren Culp

April 17, 2024, 7:44am Election

State Rep. Jacquelyn Maycumber has sent a cease and desist letter calling for Loren Culp, a deputy and former Republican gubernatorial and congressional candidate, to retract a “deepfake” social media post the Republican representative alleges was meant to tarnish her campaign to represent Eastern Washington in Congress. Read story

Former King County sheriff and U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert has raised more than $2 million, and early polls suggest he’d be competitive in a November gubernatorial matchup with Attorney General Bob Ferguson, the leading Democrat.

Ferguson blasts GOP opponent Reichert for remarks on same-sex marriage

Former King County sheriff and U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert has raised more than $2 million, and early polls suggest he’d be competitive in a November gubernatorial matchup with Attorney General Bob Ferguson, the leading Democrat.

April 17, 2024, 7:36am Election

In the early stages of the race for governor, Democrat and front-runner Bob Ferguson is casting one of his opponents, Republican Dave Reichert, as too conservative for Washington, sharing a video of comments Reichert recently made about same-sex marriage. Read story

WA seeks ‘provisional’ certification to make sure Biden is on the ballot

April 16, 2024, 3:46pm Election

President Joe Biden is scheduled to be nominated for reelection at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago in August. Read story

This combination of photos show President Donald Trump, left, and former Vice President Joe Biden during the first presidential debate on Sept. 29, 2020, in Cleveland, Ohio. Twelve news organizations issued a joint statement calling on the presumptive presidential nominees President Biden and former President Trump to agree to debates during the 2024 campaign. ABC, CBS, CNN, Fox, PBS, NBC, NPR and The Associated Press all signed on to the letter.

News organizations urge Biden and Trump to commit to presidential debates during the 2024 campaign

This combination of photos show President Donald Trump, left, and former Vice President Joe Biden during the first presidential debate on Sept. 29, 2020, in Cleveland, Ohio. Twelve news organizations issued a joint statement calling on the presumptive presidential nominees President Biden and former President Trump to agree to debates during the 2024 campaign. ABC, CBS, CNN, Fox, PBS, NBC, NPR and The Associated Press all signed on to the letter.

April 14, 2024, 2:44pm Election

Twelve news organizations on Sunday urged presumptive presidential nominees Joe Biden and Donald Trump to agree to debates, saying they were a “rich tradition” that have been part of every general election campaign since 1976. Read story