Election Section

Sponsored Post Burien Mayor Jimmy Matta endorses Shannon Braddock for State Senate

Burien Mayor Jimmy Matta endorses Shannon Braddock for State Senate

The following is a Sponsored post from Advertiser Shannon Braddock for State Senate: As a Latino, carpenter, and community activist, I’ve always valued those who focus on the hard work of leading by... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Re-elect Sen. Karen Keiser on Tuesday, Nov. 6

Re-elect Sen. Karen Keiser on Tuesday, Nov. 6

From Advertiser Re-elect Sen. Karen Keiser: I love the job of being your state Senator in Olympia. As Confucius observed: Do the job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life. What... [Read more]

REMINDER: Deadline to register to vote in Nov. 6 election is Monday, Oct. 8!

REMINDER: Deadline to register to vote in Nov. 6 election is Monday, Oct. 8!

REMINDER: The deadline to register online to vote in the Nov. 6 General Election is Monday, Oct. 8, 2018! In-person voter registrations for new voters will be accepted up to 8-days prior to Election Day,... [Read more]

ACLU Burien People Power Candidate Forum will be Oct. 16 at Merrill Gardens

ACLU Burien People Power Candidate Forum will be Oct. 16 at Merrill Gardens

The ACLU Burien People Power Candidate Forum will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at Merrill Gardens. “We have invited all candidates for the 33rd and 34th Legislative District State House and Senate... [Read more]

VIDEO: 33rd District Candidates Gregerson, Lamb face off at Forum Wed.

VIDEO: 33rd District Candidates Gregerson, Lamb face off at Forum Wed.

From our sister site I Love Kent: A Candidate Forum for the 33rd District was held at the Kent Chamber of Commerce’s October Membership Luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 3. Rep. Mia Gregerson faced off... [Read more]

REMINDER: Seattle Southside Chamber’s Government Affairs Reception is Wed.

REMINDER: Seattle Southside Chamber’s Government Affairs Reception is Wed.

REMINDER: The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce will be holding a Government Affairs Reception this Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 5 – 8 p.m. at the Hotel Interurban in Tukwila. The Chamber has invited... [Read more]

34th Dems hosting debate between Joe Nguyen and Shannon Braddock Wed.

34th Dems hosting debate between Joe Nguyen and Shannon Braddock Wed.

The 34th Legislative District Democrats will be hosting a “Lincoln Douglas-style” debate with the two candidates for State Senate – Joe Nguyen and Shannon Braddock – this Wednesday, Sept. 12, from... [Read more]

‘Age Wave’ Candidates Forum will be held at Tukwila Village Friday, Sept. 14

‘Age Wave’ Candidates Forum will be held at Tukwila Village Friday, Sept. 14

AARP WA will be holding an ‘Age Wave’ Candidates Forum for South King County at The Sullivan Center at Tukwila Village on Friday, Sept. 14. The ‘Age Wave’ is both an opportunity... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber’s Government Affairs Reception is Wed., Sept. 26

Seattle Southside Chamber’s Government Affairs Reception is Wed., Sept. 26

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce – the driving force of business for Southwest King County – will be bringing back their Government Affairs Reception on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. The event... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS 2: Nguyen extends lead over Braddock for 34th District

ELECTION RESULTS 2: Nguyen extends lead over Braddock for 34th District

The second round of results for Tuesday’s (Aug. 7) Primary Election were released by King County Elections on Wednesday afternoon (Aug. 8), and Joe Nguyen has extended his lead over Shannon Braddock... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS 1: First returns favor Nguyen, Braddock in 34th race

ELECTION RESULTS 1: First returns favor Nguyen, Braddock in 34th race

The first round of results for Tuesday’s (Aug. 7) Primary Election have been released by King County Elections, and the early returns show that in the race for 34th District State Senate, Joe Nguyen... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Coming Home: Why I’m Running for Public Office by Joe Nguyen

Coming Home: Why I’m Running for Public Office by Joe Nguyen

From Advertiser Joe Nguyen: Coming Home: Why I’m Running for Public Office By Joe Nguyen I’m running today because I want everyone to have the opportunity to achieve the American Dream. The day I... [Read more]

Ballots for Aug. 7 Primary have been mailed; have YOU voted yet?

Ballots for Aug. 7 Primary have been mailed; have YOU voted yet?

King County Elections mailed out ballots for the Aug. 7 Primary Election, so watch your mailbox if you haven’t already received yours. For candidates, the top two vote-getters for each position will... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Three reasons my wife Lois Schipper will be a great 34th District State Senator

Three reasons my wife Lois Schipper will be a great 34th District State Senator

From Advertiser Lois Schipper for State Senate: Dear Neighbor: With our current State Senator retiring, my amazing wife Lois Schipper is running for the State Senate. Our 34th District includes Burien,... [Read more]

Deadline to register to vote in Aug. 7 primary election is Monday, July 9, 2018

Deadline to register to vote in Aug. 7 primary election is Monday, July 9, 2018

The deadline to register to vote for the upcoming Aug. 7 primary election is Monday, July 9, 2018. To register online, visit: https://weiapplets.sos.wa.gov/MyVoteOLVR/MyVoteOLVR?textMode=False&language=EN You... [Read more]

Darla Green, Debi Wagner file for 34th District State Senate position

Darla Green, Debi Wagner file for 34th District State Senate position

Friday, May 18, was the deadline for candidates to file for Washington’s 34th state senate district – most recently represented by retiring Democrat Sen. Sharon Nelson – and some familiar... [Read more]

Sponsored Post 33rd District Democrats Legislative District Caucus will be Sat., March 24

33rd District Democrats Legislative District Caucus will be Sat., March 24

From new Advertiser the 33rd District Democrats: We all know that our nation needs new leadership; now is the time we focus locally to make that happen! We need to be prepared to fight for every vote... [Read more]

ELECTION FINAL: Highline Public Schools Levy passes by almost 17%

ELECTION FINAL: Highline Public Schools Levy passes by almost 17%

On Friday afternoon, King County Elections posted the final, certified results of the Feb. 13 Special Election, and the Highline School District Levy passed by 3,191 votes, or 16.68 percent: Highline... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS 3: Highline School Levy increases approval to over 58%

ELECTION RESULTS 3: Highline School Levy increases approval to over 58%

The third round of results for Tuesday’s Special Election were released on Thursday, Feb. 15, and the Highline School Levy has grown to over 58% approval. School Levys are passed with a simple majority... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS 2: Highline School Levy passing by nearly 58%

ELECTION RESULTS 2: Highline School Levy passing by nearly 58%

The second round of results for Tuesday’s Special Election were released on Wednesday, Feb. 14, and the Highline School Levy has grown to nearly 58% approval: Highline School District No. 401... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS 1: Highline School Levy passing with over 57% approval

ELECTION RESULTS 1: Highline School Levy passing with over 57% approval

The first round of election results are in for the Feb. 13 Special Election, and it looks like the Highline School District’s Replacement of Expiring Educational Programs and Operation Levy is... [Read more]

With just a few days left, some ballots for Tuesday’s election delayed

With just a few days left, some ballots for Tuesday’s election delayed

Not all ballots for the February Special Election were mailed on time due to an error at the state level. Remaining ballots were mailed Wednesday, Feb. 7, and the voting deadline is Tuesday, Feb. 13 at... [Read more]

Ballots for Feb. 13 Special Election will be arriving soon; school levy on ballot

Ballots for Feb. 13 Special Election will be arriving soon; school levy on ballot

Ballots for the Feb. 13, 2018 Special Election will be arriving soon. The only item you’ll find on your local ballot is for the school levy, which is not a new tax – it replaces the current levy,... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘I am somewhat distressed by last Monday’s City Council meeting…’

LETTER: ‘I am somewhat distressed by last Monday’s City Council meeting…’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Dear Editor: I am somewhat distressed... [Read more]