NPI's Cascadia Advocate

Offering commentary and analysis from Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, The Cascadia Advocate is the Northwest Progressive Institute's unconventional perspective on world, national, and local politics.

Tag Archives: WA-Counties

Three more unions endorse Richard Mitchell for King County Council

Excerpt: King Coun­ty Coun­cil hope­ful Richard Mitchell, who pulled off a very strong show­ing in the August win­now­ing elec­tion thanks in part to the enthu­si­as­tic sup­port of the Demo­c­ra­t­ic Par­ty, has just received the sup­port of three key unions with sig­nif­i­cant mem­ber­ship in King Coun­ty, his cam­paign announced today. Sev­er­al weeks ago, the Amal­ga­mat­ed Tran­sit Union […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
Tags:
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

Winnowing election update: Not many ballots tabulated today; little to report

Excerpt: It looks like the turnout in the August 2011 win­now­ing elec­tion has crest­ed. In the days fol­low­ing elec­tion night, we saw steady improve­ment in the ratio of bal­lots cast to reg­is­tered vot­ers. But the num­bers hard­ly changed at all today. On Fri­day, the turnout ratio in the King Coun­ty Coun­cil Dis­trict #6 race was 30.37%. […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
Tags:
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

End of the week numbers are in for August winnowing election: Mitchell still gaining

Excerpt: Good after­noon! King Coun­ty Elec­tions has opt­ed to update results for the 2011 win­now­ing elec­tion a bit ear­ly today — so, hap­pi­ly, we’re able to break down new num­bers soon­er than we oth­er­wise would have. In the con­test for King Coun­ty Coun­cil, Dis­trict #6, Richard Mitchell con­tin­ues to climb… and Jane Hague con­tin­ues to slide. […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
Tags:
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

Richard Mitchell again widens lead in county council race; John Creighton admits defeat

Excerpt: Less than an hour ago, King Coun­ty Elec­tions updat­ed unof­fi­cial results for the August 16th win­now­ing elec­tion with a batch of fresh­ly-tab­u­lat­ed bal­lots. The new num­bers con­firm that Richard Mitchell will be mov­ing on to the gen­er­al elec­tion with Jane Hague in the 6th Coun­ty Coun­cil dis­trict race, as we pro­ject­ed yes­ter­day. Here’s how the […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
Tags:
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

Richard Mitchell solidifies lead over John Creighton, will move on to general election

Excerpt: Moments ago, King Coun­ty Elec­tions updat­ed last night’s returns to reflect new­ly tab­u­lat­ed bal­lots. The updat­ed fig­ures show Demo­c­rat Richard Mitchell gain­ing ground in the con­test for King Coun­ty Coun­cil Dis­trict #6, with all of his rivals — incum­bent Repub­li­can Jane Hague includ­ed — los­ing ground. Mitchel­l’s per­cent­age of the vote went from 27.87% to […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
Tags:
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

Richard Mitchell, Jane Hague emerge as finalists for King County Council District #6

Excerpt: Tonight, vot­ers end­ed a live­ly four-way con­test for a bat­tle­ground coun­ty coun­cil dis­trict by send­ing the old­est can­di­date (a well known incum­bent who has served sev­er­al terms) and the youngest can­di­date (a first time office-seek­er) on to the gen­er­al elec­tion for a Novem­ber matchup. In the returns just released by King Coun­ty Elec­tions, Repub­li­can Jane […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections, Live Coverage
Tags:
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

County Council hopeful Richard Mitchell gaining strength as August 16th approaches

Excerpt: Full Dis­clo­sure: I per­son­al­ly sup­port Richard Mitchel­l’s cam­paign for coun­ty coun­cil in my capac­i­ty as Sec­ond Vice Chair of the King Coun­ty Democ­rats. NPI does not endorse or make finan­cial con­tri­bu­tions to can­di­dates for elect­ed office. Only a few days remain until King Coun­ty Elec­tions begins mail­ing out bal­lots for the August 16th win­now­ing elec­tion. […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
Tags:
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

Filing Week 2011: A look at who’s filed in key races as of Thursday afternoon

Excerpt: June and the 2011 fil­ing peri­od for elect­ed office are upon us. All this week, elec­tions offi­cials around the state will be accept­ing for­mal dec­la­ra­tions of can­di­da­cy from Wash­ing­to­ni­ans who have decid­ed they want to run for office. Through­out the week, we’ll be keep­ing watch on who has filed in key races in King Coun­ty […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections, Series & Special Reports
Other Tags:, ,
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

Filing Week 2011: A look at who’s filed in key races as of Wednesday afternoon

Excerpt: June and the 2011 fil­ing peri­od for elect­ed office are upon us. All this week, elec­tions offi­cials around the state will be accept­ing for­mal dec­la­ra­tions of can­di­da­cy from Wash­ing­to­ni­ans who have decid­ed they want to run for office. Through­out the week, we’ll be keep­ing watch on who has filed in key races in King Coun­ty […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections, Series & Special Reports
Other Tags:, ,
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed

Filing Week 2011: A look at who’s filed in key races as of Monday afternoon

Excerpt: June and the 2011 fil­ing peri­od for elect­ed office are upon us. All this week, elec­tions offi­cials around the state will be accept­ing for­mal dec­la­ra­tions of can­di­da­cy from Wash­ing­to­ni­ans who have decid­ed they want to run for office. Through­out the week, we’ll be keep­ing watch on who has filed in key races in King Coun­ty […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections, Series & Special Reports
Other Tags:, , ,
Bookmark:Permalink | Comments closed