Election 2019

Governments, transit agencies sue to block car-tab measure

They claim I-976 is unconstitutionally broad. Tim Eyman calls the litigation a “slap in the face” of voters.

 

Boardmember responds to allegations, minus a key complaint

Embattled Stanwood-Camano School Board director Al Schreiber defended his promotion of a candidate.

 

Updated 2019 general election results for Snohomish County

Returns for contested races and ballot measures, updated daily as mail-in votes are counted.

 

Voters show county council their support for firework ban

Arlington could join list of cities with bans. Citywide proposition narrowly passing by 62 votes.

We still don’t know who the winners are in these races

Recounts loom for oh-so-close contests for seats on the Everett School Board and South County Fire.

Fire District 7 levy failed; North County count still close

The North County Fire Authority was “cautiously optimistic” that their levy lift would pass.

Candidates make their case for election during a forum at Rosehill Community Center in Mukilteo on Oct. 23. (Kevin Clark / Herald file)

Hang onto your seat for the homestretch of the election race

Some council and school board races are too close to predict. The next vote counts are Monday.

Candidates make their case for election during a forum at Rosehill Community Center in Mukilteo on Oct. 23. (Kevin Clark / Herald file)

Cheaper car tabs prove a hit in all corners of the county

Initiative 976 is passing easily in almost every city. Edmonds and Index are the holdouts.

Jerry Cornfield breaks down early election results

The voters have weighed in on car tab fees, the Snohomish County sheriff and more.

Sullivan edges past Toyer to lead the treasurer’s race

The county councilman erased a large deficit in Friday’s ballot count and now leads by 32 votes

One vote is the margin of difference in Bothell contest

Meanwhile, the race for county treasurer tightened and the Arlington mayor’s lead increased.

Seattle, King County will sue to block $30 car tab measure

If fully implemented, Initiative 976 would force the city to cut more than 100,000 bus hours.

Leads widen in close races with many ballots left to count

Officials say turnout could reach 41 percent. They still have close to half the ballots to tally.

Voters deliver a win for Eyman and concerns for Democrats

A conservative electorate, a tug of war in Mukilteo and other takeaways from Election Night

Lower car tabs are a hit with voters, again

Initiative 976 is passing statewide, buoyed by nearly 62 percent support in Snohomish County

Sheriff concedes as a sergeant gets ready to assume top job

Ty Trenary wants to stay with the sheriff’s office. Sgt. Adam Fortney will take over Jan. 1.

Kentucky governor race too close to call; Dems flip Virginia

Those outcomes could deal a considerable blow to Trump amid impeachment proceedings.

State rejecting affirmative action referendum

It was passing in King County, the state’s most populous, it was being rejected in most other areas.

Edmonds, Lake Stevens and Sultan usher in changes at the top

Edmonds and Lake Stevens voters chose new mayors, as Mukilteans opted against restructuring City Hall.

Bill Sheets and Ardis Hallanger are surrounded by signs as they check their phones as the first numbers come in on election night at the Vintage Cafe on Nov. 5, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Some county contests stay close on election night

Democrat Megan Dunn had a narrow lead in a deep-blue district, other county races too close to call.

Bill Sheets and Ardis Hallanger are surrounded by signs as they check their phones as the first numbers come in on election night at the Vintage Cafe on Nov. 5, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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