David Ammons

Hastings' Seat To Be Highly Contested In Primary ElectionThe most closely watched race has been for Washington's 4th Congressional District, which includes Yakima and the Tri-Cities. Republican U.S. Rep. Doc Hastings is giving up the seat after 20 years, and a dozen candidates are seeking a slot in the two-person runoff.
Primary Turnout 'Dismal' 23 Percent The Washington secretary of state's office says the turnout in Tuesday's primary election was "dismal," but in line with similar off-year elections.
Marijuana Legalization Measure Certified A measure to legalize the recreational use of marijuana is likely to be on the November ballot, after the secretary of the state's office certified the initiative Friday, saying the campaign had turned in enough valid petition signatures.