On the Trail

Three Plotlines to Follow in Washington State’s Midterm Elections

Local U.S. Senate and House races, as well as the state legislature, are already off and running. Will senator Patty Murray face a real challenge?

05/12/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

PRIMARY CARE

Washington Dems Ditched the Caucus. Will That Make Our Votes Count?

By switching to an earlier, mail-in voting system, the state’s Democratic leaders hope Washington becomes a primary season destination.

02/21/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Heretic Humor

Seattleite Ron Reagan’s Atheist Ad Heats Up the Democratic Debate

Here's what we know about the former KIRO radio host who just so happens to be the son of Ronald and Nancy Reagan.

01/16/2020 By Nicole Pasia

What Happens in Olympia

A Guide to Understanding the 66th Legislative Session

From a capital gains tax to action on climate change, these are the bills to watch during the extra long session.

12/14/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Left Turn

Are Third Parties the Future for Seattle Politics?

Democrats no longer hold the same “progressive” rep—and there’s a new kind of left emerging.

10/16/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Bumbershoot Blunder

Debunking a Few Seattle Myths

What exactly is the Seattle Freeze? And why does nobody carry an umbrella?

09/21/2018 By Allison Williams

2020 Presidential Election

Howard Schultz Totally Wants to Run for President

"Let's just see what happens," he told CNBC.

06/06/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Olympia Dispatch

10 Changes You Should Know the State Legislature Made This Year

What did a Democratic majority accomplish?

03/22/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Election 2017

45th District Independent Is Voting for Dhingra

Parker Harris received 7 percent of the votes in the August primary for the race to be the next 45th District state senator.

08/28/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Election 2016

Pro-Palestinian Rights Sign Pulled Down During Washington State Delegation DNC Roll Call

Video captures tense moment at convention.

07/29/2016 By Josh Feit

2016 Election

Transforming the Democratic Party

Transgender rights and delegates take stage at this weekend's state Democratic Party convention.

06/17/2016 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Southeast Seattle Democrats Withhold Early Endorsement from Incumbent Inslee

Ornery Democrats not kind to Governor Inslee nor Patty Murray.

04/12/2016 By Josh Feit

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Sawant Q&A and Pioneer Square Then and Now

Today's picks for civic nerds.

02/10/2014 By Genie Leslie

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Speaking of Socialism

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring books and agendas.

12/20/2013 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Gay is Passé

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring appointments, districts, and party chairs.

12/04/2013 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Catching Up With Changing Demographics

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring the race to be the new state rep from the 43rd and the new Democratic Party chair.

11/27/2013 By Morning Fizz

This Washington

Charges Filed in Democratic Party Theft Investigation

The King County Prosecutor's Office has authorized the arrest of a former state Democratic Party official who allegedly stole $250,000 from the party.

09/25/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Greendrinks, Green Roads, and Democrats in Digital Media

Today’s picks for civic nerds.

04/09/2013 By Anna Chatilo

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Democracy Documentary, Bike Basics, and a Forest Forum

Today’s picks for civic nerds.

03/06/2013 By Anna Chatilo