Prosecutors and defense lawyers gave sharply contrasting accounts of Pierce County Sheriff Ed Troyer's confrontation with a Black newspaper carrier.
Seattle Times political reporter Jim Brunner covers state, local and regional politics.
Turnout in the Nov. 8 midterm reached about 64% in Washington, down from 72% in the midterm in 2018.
The lawsuit seeks to end the practice of invalidating mail ballots in Washington based on mismatched signatures, contending the practice is error-prone and arbitrary.
Because of high public interest, the trial of Pierce County Sheriff Ed Troyer will be streamed live on the Pierce County District Court website.
The six-term Democrat is also likely to chair the Appropriations Committee, giving her great sway over spending and the ability to steer it to Washington...
The win sends a Democrat to Congress from a district that has long been Republican.
Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez leads Republican Joe Kent in WA's final undecided congressional race, leaving Democrats poised for a surprise House pickup.
Congresswoman Kim Schrier won a third term, defeating a GOP challenger in Washington's 8th District, and bolstering Democrats' chances of maintaining a majority.
Democrats Kim Schrier and Marie Gluesenkamp Perez maintained leads over GOP opponents Matt Larkin & Joe Kent in a pair of unresolved WA congressional races.
Election deniers lose legislative seats. Republicans hope for late vote counts to turn key U.S. House races. Here’s a look at Tuesday’s midterms in Washington.