Elections

Affirmative action measure still losing in latest counts

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Nearly a week after the election, a measure that reinstates the use of affirmative action in state employment, contracting and admission to public colleges and universities was continuing to be narrowly rejected by Washington voters as counties move closer to finishing their vote counts.

Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day

Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day, a day dedicated to "create broad awareness of voter registration opportunities."It's held on the fourth Tuesday of September each year and was first observed in 2012. According to the National Voter Registration Day website,…

BCFD #1 levy passing, bond failing

Benton County Fire District #1 is seeing some success and failure of their two propositions that were on Tuesday night's ballot.As of 2 p.m. on Wednesday, the district's levy was passing with a 55% approval rating. It will cost $1.50/$1,000…

Gov. Jay Inslee CNN Town Hall premieres Wednesday

Washington's Governor Jay Inslee will get a chance to pitch his presidential campaign to the nation Wednesday. CNN will be hosting a live town hall, starting at 7 p.m. local time, that will be moderated by Wolf Blitzer.

Christine Brown concedes to Dan Newhouse

KENNEWICK, Wash. - Christine Brown, Democratic Candidate for Washington's 4th Congressional District, has released a statement on her final thoughts following the Midterm Elections. Brown states the results are not finalized yet, as ballots will continue to be counted, but…

Primary election ballots in Washington due August 7

As the primary election nears for Washington, county auditors want to make sure your vote counts.If you're participating in the primaries, your ballot must be in a drop box by 8 p.m. on August 7. The drop boxes provide another…