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 Voters Set To Vote On Hundreds Of RacesWashington voters will weigh in on hundreds of races in Tuesday's general election, including selecting a new mayor in Seattle and deciding a legislative race that will determine which party will control the Senate.
Trump Fatigue? Female Mayoral Candidates Dominate In SeattleWhen political consultant Cathy Allen and others learned the top four vote-getters in Seattle's mayoral primary race were women, she paused to think.
Senate Presses Ahead On $36.5B Disaster Relief PackageThe Senate is pushing ahead Monday on a $36.5 billion hurricane relief package that would give Puerto Rico a much-needed infusion of cash.
Washington State Election ResultsTake a look at how Washington residents decided on key initiatives and races throughout the state.
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.
Senate Confirms Supreme Court Justice Jim SheaThe state Senate has confirmed Justice Jim Shea to the Montana Supreme Court.
Entire Wash. Delegation Votes To Reopen Gov't Mike Baker, Associated Press
Oregon Lawmakers To Consider Death Penalty Repeal Oregon's complicated relationship with capital punishment takes center stage this week as a House committee takes up Gov. John Kitzhaber's plea for a public vote on repealing the death penalty
Sounders Fans Vote to Retain GM Adrian Hanauer Adrian Hanauer (pictured on left) will keep his job as general manager of the Seattle Sounders FC after season-ticket holders and fan alliance members overwhelmingly voted to retain him.
Opinion: Obamacare Should Win It For Mitt RomneyIf you’re still looking for a reason to decide on which candidate to vote for, think about Obamacare and the fact that one report after another clearly shows that it’s going to cost the nation much, much more than originally stated by President Obama and his administration.
Election 2012 Fun for Kids in Seattle Want to have some fun with your kids, yet help them understand the importance of voting and being a good citizen? Check out these educational activities!