Posted inElections

Is Dave Reichert getting ready to run for governor in 2024? It sure looks that way

For­mer Unit­ed States Rep­re­sen­ta­tive and King Coun­ty Sher­iff Dave Reichert, a Repub­li­can, appears to be on the verge of join­ing the increas­ing­ly crowd­ed field of can­di­dates run­ning for Gov­er­nor of Wash­ing­ton State next year, if recent state­ments from Repub­li­can state leg­is­la­tors are any indication.

Posted inPolicy Topics

A majority of Washington voters agree big tech companies should have to pay for news

55% of 773 like­ly gen­er­al elec­tion vot­ers in Wash­ing­ton inter­viewed ear­li­er this month said they strong­ly or some­what agreed that big tech com­pa­nies like Google and Face­book should be oblig­at­ed to pay media pub­lish­ers for news con­tent. Only 17% some­what or strong­ly dis­agreed, and 27% were not sure.

Posted inElections

Joe Biden leads Donald Trump in Washington by seventeen points, Ron DeSantis by twelve

DeSan­tis is, as of June 2023, a slight­ly stronger can­di­date than Trump for the Repub­li­cans in Wash­ing­ton State. In a hypo­thet­i­cal matchup with the ultra MAGA Flori­da gov­er­nor, once a pro­tege of Trump’s, 51% of our respon­dents said they’d vote for Biden, while 39% would vote for DeSan­tis. 10% were not sure.