Washington’s 2021 general election certified; turnout is the third-worst in state history

3 days ago
Andrew Villeneuve

Fewer than four in ten voters voted for just the third time in a statewide general election, going back to…

New rules to bar oil/gas drilling in the vicinity of Chaco Culture National Historical Park

Situated in the remote Four Corners area in New Mexico and reached by a rough road, Chaco Culture contains remains…

4 days ago

East Link from the air, part two: Get a bird’s eye view of station construction in Redmond

This second part of NPI's East Link from the air project focuses on NPI's hometown of Redmond, with two additional…

6 days ago

Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (November 15th-19th)

The week's major votes included House passage of the Build Back Better Act and Senate confirmation of several Biden nominees,…

6 days ago

House of Representatives approves historic Build Back Better Act, sending it to the Senate

At 6:44 AM Pacific on November 19th, 2021, by a vote of 220-213, the House adopted H.R. 5376, known as…

1 week ago

Supreme Court to Redistricting Commission: Tell us exactly what you did on Monday night

The Court sent a clear message to the commissioners with its order today: Explain yourselves. Give us a detailed accounting…

1 week ago

Seattleites enthusiastic about making city’s streets more people-centric, NPI poll finds

Even when it comes to seemingly contentious transportation projects that require converting a lane or traffic or parking spaces, Seattle…

1 week ago

First raging fires, now epic floods: British Columbia suffers perils of climate damage

The “province on the Pacific” was just beginning to recover from a summer of record heat and wildfires when an…

1 week ago

Patty Murray maintains double digit lead over Tiffany Smiley for U.S. Senate, NPI poll finds

50% of 909 likely 2022 midterm voters surveyed last week said they'd vote for Murray, the Democratic incumbent, if the…

2 weeks ago

Did the 2021 Washington State Redistricting Commission fail? Deadline day meeting ends with rushed, last second votes and no maps

The bipartisan body tasked with drawing new legislative and congressional district maps for Washington State did not have maps ready…

2 weeks ago

Mudslides, washouts have made key sections of Cascadia’s major highways impassable

Mudslides and washouts precipitated by torrential rainfall have made highways on both sides of the United States - Canada border…

2 weeks ago

Ten months in, a plurality of Washingtonians still approve of Joe Biden’s job performance

49% of Washington State voters surveyed from November 10th-11th by NPI's pollster said they approved of Biden's job performance, while…

2 weeks ago

Interstate 5 crossing in Lewis County damaged by bridge strike, WSDOT says

"The right lane on northbound Interstate 5 at milepost 69.5, near the Koontz Road overpass is closed due to an…

2 weeks ago

The November general results are (mostly) in. How do they line up with our Seattle polling?

In this retrospective, NPI's founder and executive director assesses what our October 2021 poll findings were able to tell us…

2 weeks ago