(The Center Square) – If a recent House committee hearing is any indication, middle ground is precious real estate when it comes to controversial legislation that would ban ballot measures in odd years, but still allow local governments to call special elections to increase taxes.
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OLYMPIA, Wash. — Hypothetical scenario: A candidate for county executive loses an election, then claims there's been fraud in the county's election office and announces that something needs to be done about it. "And supporters hear that and they decide, 'Well, I'm going to go and firebomb the place,' " said Sen. David Frockt, D-Seattle. "And they go and firebomb the place." "That's not totally ...
In this photo from March 28, 2020, Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee and other leaders speak to the press in Seattle. (Karen Ducey/Getty Images/TNS)
Joe Kent, Heidi St. John and other Republicans hoping to unseat Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler made their cases at a forum in Kelso on Wednesday night.
More people voted in the special election after a mix up canceled the Richfield School Board election. And a different person won.
(The Center Square) – President Joe Biden stepped into the national debate over a flurry of voter legislation in a speech Tuesday where he chided Republicans over the violent protests of Jan. 6, 2021, and called for a federal takeover of state elections.
(The Center Square) – Georgia Republicans reaffirmed their stance behind the state's election reforms in response Tuesday to President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris' visit to rally for federal voting rights legislation.
(The Center Square) – A fight over voting legislation has reached a climax in Washington, D.C., where Democratic leadership is making passage of laws to federalize elections their top priority by even threatening to “nuke” the filibuster to make it happen.