Here is the Times editorial board recommendations for the August 17 election.

The Seattle Times editorial board offers its recommendations for the 2010 elections. The board is interviewing candidates in selected races for Congress, the state Legislature, the state Supreme Court as well as proponents and opponents of proposed state initiatives.

July 14— 26th Legislative District

The Times recommends voters re-elect state Sen. Derek Kilmer in the 26th Legislative District

July 15— 30th Legislative District

The Times recommends voters elect Republican Katrina Asay to the state House of Representatives

July 20— 41st Legislative District

The Times recommends voters re-elect District 41 Democrat Judy Clibborn to the state House of Representatives

July 22— Initiative 1053

Initiative 1053 would require supermajority to raise taxes — once more with feeling

July 23— 34th Legislative Distric

The Times endorses Democrat Mike Heavey in the 34th Legislative District

July 25— 3rd Congressional District

Denny Heck and David Castillo the primary picks in the 3rd Congressional District

July 26— 5th Legislative District

The Times endorses Glenn Anderson in the 5th Legislative District

July 27— 1st Legislative District

Legislative District 1, Position 1: Guinn and Stanford; Position 2: Munson

July 30— 32nd Legislative District

Baker, Ryu and Kagi endorsed in the 32nd District legislative races

August 3— 47th Legislative District

The Seattle Times endorses Republican Nancy Wyatt in the 47th Legislative District

August 3— Supreme Court

Jim Johnson is endorsed for a second term on the Washington Supreme Court

August 4— State Senate

GOP candidate Dave Schmidt for state Senate in District 44

August 5— 31th Legislative District

The Times recommends the re-election of Rep. Christopher Hurst in the 31st District

August 5— Supreme Court

The Times recommends re-election of Richard Sanders to the state Supreme Court

August 6— 8th Congressional District

The Times recommends Suzan DelBene and Tim Dillon in the 8th Congressional District

August 8— 9th Congressional District

The Times recommends: Re-elect Rep. Adam Smith in the 9th District

August 8— U.S. Senate

The Times recommends Patty Murray and Dino Rossi in the U.S. Senate primary

August 9— 2nd Congressional District

The Times recommends Larsen, Koster in the 2nd Congressional District

August 9— 1st Congressional District

The Times recommends Jay Inslee and James Watkins in the 1st Congressional District primary