Puget Sound Energy has taken Thurston County’s public-power initiative so seriously that it has contributed tens of thousands of dollars to the group aligned against Proposition 1, state Public Disclosure Commission data show.
Campaign mailings and yard signs blanketing the 2nd Legislative District slam state Sen. Randi Becker, R-Eatonville, for sponsoring a bill that would have let small school districts such as Eatonville’s consider a four-day school week.
THE CLAIMS: A campaign mail piece urging support of Washington’s same-sex marriage referendum ties the measure to domestic partnerships for the elderly.
Republican Andrew Barkis is hoping to oust Democratic incumbent Sandra Romero, who is seeking a second term as Thurston County Commissioner Position 2 in November.
Thursday County Commissioner Cathy Wolfe is fighting to serve a fourth consecutive term, taking on Olympia City Council member Karen Rogers in the Position 1 race next month.
Denny Heck and Dick Muri, rival candidates for Congress in Washington’s new 10th district, painted dramatically different visions for the country in their first televised debate Thursday evening in Olympia.
The 2012 election has created challenges for incumbent Rep. Ed Orcutt, a Republican who is running against independent Republican John Morgan in Legislative District 20.
Two Republican candidates are going head to head to win voters’ favor for the state senator position in Legislative District 20 next month.
A second candidate for the vacant Position 2 Thurston County Superior Court judgeship has filed a petition asking that Court Commissioner Christine Schaller’s name be removed from the ballot.
A local attorney and a candidate for the vacant Position 2 Thurston County Superior Court judgeship have filed a petition asking that Court Commissioner Christine Schaller’s name be removed from the ballot.