Local incumbents leading in early general election returns

Incumbents in local legislative districts were leading in early general election returns posted by the Snohomish County Elections Office Tuesday night. In the 21st Legislative District, which includes portions of Edmonds and Lynnwood, Sen. Marko Liias, a Democrat, had 21,533 of the vote — or 64% —  compared to 12,317 votes — or 36% —…

Reminder: Time to cast your vote in Nov. 8 general election

A reminder that the deadline to vote in the Nov. 8 general election is around the corner, with many races on the ballot. These include U.S. congressional offices, the Washington State Secretary of State, state legislative offices, judicial positions and local offices like Prosecuting Attorney and PUD Commissioner. There are several state and local ballot…

Reminder: League of Women Voters Snohomish County has candidate forums available for viewing

The League of Women Voters of Snohomish County has recorded a series of candidate forums for the Nov. 8 general election, including the following local races: U.S. Congressional District 1 Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney Legislative District 21 – Senator Legislative District 21 – Positions 1 & 2 Legislative District 32 – Senator Judicial races Video…

Nov. 8 general election ballots in the mail

Snohomish County Elections on Thursday mailed ballots for the Nov. 8 general election to 500,000 registered voters. Ballots were previously mailed to military and overseas voters and to out-of-state and rural voters. All eligible voters should receive their ballot no later than Wednesday, Oct. 26. A combined state and local voters’ pamphlet was mailed earlier…

Snohomish County League of Women Voters announces live-streaming candidate forums

The Snohomish County League of Women Voters is hosting a series of live-streamed candidate forums that include the following local races: Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney: Wednesday, Oct. 5 – 6:30 p.m. Legislative District 21: Tuesday, Oct 11, Senator – 5 p.m./Positions 1 and 2 – 6:30 p.m. Congressional District 1: Thursday, Oct. 18 – 6:30…

Snohomish County League of Women Voters announces online candidate forums

This fall, Washington state voters will elect state legislators, congressional representatives and others, within newly created voting-districts. The League of Women Voters of Snohomish County announced it is scheduling a robust series of candidate forums, asking questions of candidates in these races: Pre-recorded forums: (The league is in the process of contacting candidates) Judicial candidates…

State Senate candidate Janelle Cass hosting addiction and public safety forum Sept. 22

Washington State Senate candidate Janelle Cass is hosting and moderating a discussion on the drug addiction epidemic facing Snohomish County and its impact on individuals, families and the community. The event will take place on Thursday, Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. at Edmonds College’s Black Box Theater. Cass will face 21st District incumbent State Sen….

Candidates for Snohomish County Prosecutor speaking in Everett Sept. 7, Oct. 26

The two candidates running for Snohomish County Prosecutor in the upcoming November election will be appearing at the Carl Gipson Center in Everett in September and October as part of the center’s Wednesday speaker series. The events are open to the public. Lunch is available at 11:30 a.m. and speakers will begin at 11:45 a.m. Republican Brett…

Local primary election results for Aug. 2, 2022

Here are the first-day election results for those candidates who appeared on the Aug. 2 primary election ballot. Among the local races: Washington State Senate and House seats, District 2 Congressional seat and Snohomish County Prosecutor. The top two candidates advance to the general election. You can track the results as additional returns come in…

Reminder: Primary election ballots due Aug. 2

A reminder that the deadline is Tuesday, Aug. 2 to return your ballot for the primary election, which include races for U.S. Senate and Congressional offices, the Secretary of State, state Legislature, and county offices like prosecuting attorney and PUD commissioner. For the first time, 17-year-olds who will be 18 years old by the No. 8…

Signs that an election is coming

In Edmonds, a new crop of colorful campaign signs has started showing up on street corners, boulevards and private lawns.  And, traditionally during election season, there are stories of improper placement and removal of these signs. If you are running for office, supporting someone who is running for office or you just have a strong…

League of Women Voters candidate forums available for viewing and listening

This year, Washington state voters will elect state legislators, U.S. Congressional representatives and others within newly created voting districts. The League of Women Voters of Snohomish County has recorded nine candidate forums, asking questions of candidates in these primary races: Congressional District 1 Legislative District 21 – Position 2 Legislative District 32 – Senator Legislative…

Meet Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney candidate Brett Rogers in Edmonds July 19

Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney candidate Brett Rogers will be on hand to meet voters during an event at the Edmonds Waterfront Center, room 1 second floor, from 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesday July 19. Pizza and refreshments will be available. The current Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney is Edmonds resident Adam Cornell, who isn’t seeking reelection. An attorney…

Aug. 2 primary ballots to be mailed this week

Snohomish County Elections this week will mail ballots for the Aug. 2 primary election to 500,000 registered voters. Ballots were mailed to military and overseas voters on June 17 and to out-of-state and rural voters on July 8. A local voters’ pamphlet will also be mailed this week to every household. All eligible voters should…

League of Women Voters presents candidate forum series for primary election races

The League of Women Voters of Snohomish County is offering a series of candidate forums available for viewing and listening prior to the Aug. 2 primary election, which includes Washington State legislators and Congressional representatives within newly created voting districts. The league will hold nine candidate forums, asking questions of candidates in these primary races:…

Brett Rogers announces candidacy for Snohomish County Prosecutor

An attorney and former Seattle police lieutenant has thrown his hat into the ring for the job of Snohomish County Prosecutor. Lake Stevens resident Brett Rogers — a Republican — on Monday announced his candidacy for the job, now held by Edmonds resident Adam Cornell. In November, Cornell announced he wouldn’t be seeking reelection to…