The race for Thurston County commissioner between Tye Menser and Bud Blake has narrowed with additional vote tallies in recent days, with less than 800 votes separating the candidates as of Thursday’s vote count.
In Tuesday’s general election, Thurston County voters approved Intercity Transit’s Proposition 1, which increases the sales tax by 0.4 percent in some areas to boost the number routes and add more pickups.
In Washington state’s closest House race, Republican Dino Rossi is attempting to tar his Democratic opponent Kim Schrier as a supporter of steep gasoline taxes, because of her support for a carbon fee initiative.
Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk made famous by her refusal to sign marriage licenses for gay couples, lost Tuesday in her reelection bid for the Rowan County clerkship, to Democrat Elwood Caudill Jr.
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Voters had to wait as long as 4 1/2 hours to cast ballots in one Atlanta area polling place, one of many areas hit with problems with malfunctioning voting machines. Elsewhere, disinformation campaigns on social media sought to confuse citizens.