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State Republicans after their convention and the primary.  - Frank Shiers Jr.

After the convention | Editorial Cartoon

  • May 25, 2016 at 12:00PM

State Republicans after their convention and the primary.

 

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The 2016 political race is on | Our Corner

  • May 19, 2016 at 12:00PM

Here we go round the political bush. This is the week candidates sign on the line to run for various elected offices that do the day-to-day work of governing.

Inside political catch and keep | Jerry Cornfield

  • May 18, 2016 at 12:00PM

For very different reasons, Donald Trump and Randy Dorn are poised to alter the dynamics of this year's race for governor in Washington. Trump's effect would derive from his position as the Republican Party's presumptive nominee for president and the cascading consequences of his words and actions.

History of primaries and who votes | Rich Elfers

  • May 18, 2016 at 11:00AM

Donald Trump's unpopularity numbers hover around 60 percent. Hillary Clinton's are between 50 and 55 percent. How did we get into a situation where most voters will be required to elect the least unpopular candidate this November? The answer lies in history and human nature.

Voter's voices will be heard | Secretary of State

  • May 14, 2016 at 11:00AM

The goal of Washington's elections community is civic engagement of our electorate. We work to make voting and participating in the political process accessible, accurate and secure. It has been sad to hear the stories of so many caucus participants who say "never again" after recently enduring caucuses that lasted until after midnight in some cases.

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