1. Buzzfeed ranks 1st District Congressional candidate John Koster, a Republican, among this year's eight top candidates "who aren't suited for public life."

2 .Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jay Inslee accuses Republican candidate Rob McKenna of violating campaign finance laws by failing to report tens of thousands of dollars in expenditures, the Everett Herald reports---and McKenna's campaign strikes back.

3. City Council member Richard Conlin thanks voters for approving the library levy, calls opponents of levy "Orwellian," on his blog.

4. In the Puget Sound region, most commuters still get around in single-occupancy vehicles, Social Capital Review reports.

5. Buying a hybrid won't help, either; TPM's Idealab explains why picking a Prius won't save the planet.