Elections

More than half of Washington’s voters have returned ballots

OLYMPIA, Wash. - One week out from Election Day, more than half of Washington state’s more than 4.8 million voters have already cast their votes. The secretary of state’s office reported that as of Tuesday night, 2,560,531 ballots have…

Washington state to reimburse counties for ballot drop boxes

SEATTLE (AP) — The state of Washington must reimburse Snohomish County and 38 other counties for money spent on additional ballot drop boxes required to comply with state law, a judge said. King County Superior Court Judge Nelson Lee ruled…

The Latest: Aide: Trump tests negative for virus pre-debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local): 3:20 p.m. The White House chief of staff says President Donald Trump has tested negative for the coronavirus ahead of Thursday night’s second and final presidential debate. Mark Meadows says…

LIVE AT 5: The final 2020 presidential debate

Following a wild debate last month, President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden will face each other again Thursday for the last time before the Nov. 3 General Election. Live TV coverage on KAPP-KVEW begins at 5 p.m. PST with…

Democrats to boycott Barrett vote at Senate Judiciary

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats are set to boycott voting on Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett at the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, but there is little they can do to prevent Republicans from rushing to confirm President Donald…

Man who wanted to see Trump gets time served in standoff

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Washington state man who said he was traveling to see President Donald Trump has been sentenced to time served for assaulting Secret Service special agents in West Virginia. Joshua Wills, 31, of Bremerton, Washington, was…

Fact-checking the Trump and Biden town halls

President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden participated in head-to-head town halls Thursday night. In their first matchup, Trump unleashed an avalanche of familiar falsehoods, while Biden was largely accurate in his statements -- though he did make several…

Positive COVID-19 tests in Biden camp

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — At least three people connected to Joe Biden’s presidential campaign have tested positive for the coronavirus, leading the campaign to suspend in-person events for vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris through Monday. Biden is not altering his…

Twitter to pay $100,000 over campaign finance violations

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Twitter is the latest social media giant to pay for violations of Washington state’s campaign finance disclosure rules. Attorney General Bob Ferguson said Tuesday the company agreed to pay $100,000 for failing to maintain records related…