Every four years, presidential and gubernatorial races grab voters’ attention.
Washington state voters with Latino surnames are much more likely to have their signatures challenged and ballots thrown out than other voters, according to an InvestigateWest analysis of eight counties with the highest share of Latino population.
In an analysis of recent voter data and behavior, InvestigateWest found that voters with Latino surnames in Washington state were more than twice as likely to have their ballots rejected because of signature mismatch.
Marissa Reyes still doesn’t understand why her signature would cause her August 2020 Benton County primary ballot to be tossed out.
Tony Sandoval will run for Yakima City Council again this year, he announced this week in a news release.
A Selah School District levy request continues to fall short of passing.
A Selah School District levy request continued to fall short of passing Wednesday as more ballots were counted.
A levy renewal to support school operations in the Selah School District did not get enough votes to pass in preliminary election results Tuesday.
Tuesday is the last day for voters within the Selah, East Valley and Granger school district boundaries to weigh in on local school operation levies.
Republicans and Democrats haven’t agreed on much lately, but they agree on Sarah Augustine.
U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse, a Republican from Sunnyside who last week joined more than 120 of his GOP colleagues in supporting a Texas lawsuit challenging the presidential election results, issued a statement Tuesday in which he referred to Joe Biden as president-elect even while repeating unspe…
The 2020 general election is officially in the books in Yakima County, with local turnout at 75.95%.
Washington’s polarized political landscape has long been seen in the results of statewide elections, with counties around Puget Sound reliably Democratic blue and those east of the Cascades solidly Republican red in votes for president, governor or the U.S. Senate.
This year’s general election brought more energy from Yakima County voters, with 16,000 more voters participating in this election than the 2016 presidential election.
LaDon Linde was sworn in as a Yakima County commissioner Thursday in Yakima County Superior Court.
LaDon Linde has been selected to fill the vacancy on the Yakima County Commission left by Norm Childress’ death.
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