Seattle Elects First Woman Mayor In Nearly A CenturyThe booming liberal city of Seattle will get its first woman mayor since the 1920s after former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan defeated urban planner Cary Moon for the office left open by a sex abuse scandal.
Washington State Election ResultsTake a look at how Washington residents decided on key initiatives and races throughout the state.
Initiatives on Washington BallotPolls close at 8 p.m. as residents vote for six ballot initiatives and a transit expansion.
Washington Judge Fines Food Group $18M in 2013 ballot fightJudge Anne Hirsch found the Grocery Manufacturers Association "intentionally violated" state campaign finance disclosure laws as it raised and spent money to defeat Initiative 522
Initiative Subplot: Fight Between Union, Conservative GroupAn initiative on the Nov. 8 ballot would stiffen penalties for identify theft and consumer fraud when seniors or disabled citizens are targeted.
Supporters Of Campaign Finance Measure Submit Signatures
Money Starts To Flow In For Gun Initiatives "I would imagine this will be the one of the most expensive initiative campaigns in the country because of what it symbolically stands for."
Class Size Ballot Measure Has Raised $630,000Most of the money is from the Washington Education Association, the statewide teachers union
Washington's Gun Initiatives Are Attracting Millions In Contributions Two gun initiatives headed toward Washington's November ballot have attracted nearly $3.6 million in contributions so far
Mayor Ed Murray Wants Property Tax To Support High-Quality PreschoolMurray says the preschool plan would help close the widening opportunity gap between rich and poor children and help prepare Seattle kids for success in school and life
Your Ballot May Need Two StampsAs more than 3 million Washington voters finish filling out their ballots in the state's first presidential all-mail election, some should put two stamps on envelopes in counties where the ballot weighs more than an ounce. But don't worry if the postage is short; the Postal Service always delivers.
Gay Marriage Supporters Raised $1.7M in August According to filings posted this week, Washington United for Marriage has raised a total of $7.4 million in its campaign, compared to the more than $525,000 raised by Preserve Marriage Washington, which is trying to overturn the new law.