Dave McFadden will resign his seat on the East Valley school board immediately after the November election.
Residents in Yakima’s two majority Latino districts cast far more ballots in the August primary than they did two years ago, an analysis of voting records shows.
Four more candidates filed on Wednesday to run for open city council and school board positions on the last day of Yakima County’s special filing period.
A third candidate has filed to run for Grandview City Council Position 4, and she was the only person to file countywide Tuesday.
YAKIMA, Wash. -- Ten Yakima County residents filed Monday to run for vacant political offices during the first day of a special candidate filing period.
Yakima City Council District 2 candidate Pablo Gonzalez has conceded to Avina Gutierrez and Maud Scott, who are advancing to the general election in one of the city’s two new Latino majority districts.
The city of Yakima filed a 33-page brief in the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday in support of arguments that could effectively unravel the city’s new district elections system.
A special three-day candidate filing period begins next week for 24 elected offices around Yakima County that attracted no candidates during the filing period in May.
Not much changed after Wednesday’s ballot count, with several Yakima City Council races still too close to declare the top-two candidates for the general election.
UNION GAP — Jim Lemon’s bid to return to Union Gap city government was denied as the former mayor was running a distant third in Tuesday’s primary election in one of two City Council races.
For the first time in Yakima’s history, a Latino candidate is guaranteed election to the City Council: Two advanced in the race for District 1, and three more are advancing to the general election in other district races.
GRANGER — Newcomer Charles Wheaton will square off with City Councilman Jose Trevino in the November general election for mayor of Granger.
Tonight is the deadline for turning in ballots for primary elections in Yakima, Granger, Union Gap and the Naches Valley School District.
With just a few days before Yakima holds a historic primary election for City Council, just one in six city voters had returned ballots.
The Yakima County Elections Division was scrambling Friday to get ballots to 45 Yakima voters who were mistakenly left out when the new elections map was adopted.
It’s feast or famine when it comes to fundraising for Yakima City Council candidates.
Congressman Dan Newhouse’s early re-election bid is already raking in donations, and more than half of them are from political action committees.
Union Gap City Councilman James Murr, who is running for re-election, was surprised to learn of one challenger’s candidacy.
If Union Gap voters are looking for candidates with enough contrasts to give them a bona fide choice, they need look no further than the race for City Council Position 4.
YAKIMA, Wash. — Yakima County election ballots should arrive in mailboxes by Friday, elections manager Kathy Fisher said today.