Elections

Elections

Proposition 1 passing easily in Lacey

Proposition 1, the Lacey ballot measure that seeks to raise the local sales tax to pay for road and sidewalk maintenance, was passing easily Tuesday night, according to the first election returns for the special election.

Elections

Trump voters say they’re doing fine but government is lying about economy’s health

There’s a disconnect between economic data suggesting a good and growing economy, and a groundswell of voters who think those numbers are rigged. Interviews with several dozen voters in Western Pennsylvania who support Republican Donald Trump reveal a deeply held distrust of government statistics and programs, a fear that their own relative prosperity is threatened and the strong sense that change is critical in the White House.

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Thurston County election night party in Olympia

Independent candidates for Thurston County Commissioner Gary Edwards and John Hutchings speak at an election night party at Indian Summer Golf & Country Club.
Tony Overman toverman@theolympian.com
Thurston County election night party in Olympia 1:45

Thurston County election night party in Olympia

County Auditor reminds public of Oct. 31 voter registration deadline 0:51

County Auditor reminds public of Oct. 31 voter registration deadline

Democrats threaten to sue Pierce County over ballot date notice 2:18

Democrats threaten to sue Pierce County over ballot date notice

Citizens rally at Capitol in protest of police brutality 1:16

Citizens rally at Capitol in protest of police brutality