Election 2013

As Redistricting Commissioner, King County Council Hopeful Dembowski Argued for Boundaries Placing His House in District

As a member of the King County redistricting committee, potential Bob Ferguson successor Rod Dembowski argued for changes that placed his house in Ferguson's former district.

01/23/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

The New Definition

Thursday Edition. Caffeinated news & gossip featuring: A new transportation package for Seattle; killing the Growth Management Act; redistricting the11th; a transportation crossword puzzle; and lots more in a packed Fizz.

01/11/2012 By Morning Fizz

This Washington

Republican Legislative Map Diluted Potential Hispanic Vote

Those who accuse the Democrats of heavy handed identity politics and gerrymandering to give Hispanic residents an advantage in the new 15th Legislative District should look at the maps. It was Republican efforts to scale back the Hispanic numbers that act

01/05/2012 By Josh Feit

This Washington

Margarita Prentice to Retire

Longtime state Sen. Margarita Prentice will retire next year.

01/05/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

"Terrified"

Tuesday Edition. Caffeinated news & gossip starring the new 15th Legislative District and more neighborhood battles in N. Seattle.

01/03/2012 By Morning Fizz

This Washington

Majority-Latino District Won't Have Majority-Latino Vote

The voting-age, eligible population in a new majority-Latino district in Yakima County will be slightly less than 50 percent Latino.

01/02/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

A Less-Noticed Decision

Monday Edition. More on redistricting.

01/02/2012 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

The Best Shot at Holding the Seat for the Democrats

Friday Edition. Caffeinated news & gossip starring the 1st District, campaign finance, and Jaime Herrera Beutler.

12/30/2011 By Morning Fizz

This Washington

Hobbs Wins Surprise Endorsement

Flaming liberal Brendan Williams endorses conservative Steve Hobbs in crowded field of Democrats.

12/29/2011 By Josh Feit

This Washington

Liias Out

The first casualty of redistricting, state Rep. Marko Liias bows out of run for US Congress.

12/29/2011 By Josh Feit

Jolt

Wednesday Jolt: Redistricting

Today's winners & losers.

12/28/2011 By Afternoon Jolt

That Washington

Early Jolt: "Historic" Majority-Minority District Proposed

Bipartisan commission formally proposes redrawn Congressional District map with "historic" majority minority district.

12/28/2011 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

"Not What Most People Have Been Expecting"

Wednesday Fizz: the effect, the increase, the data.

12/28/2011 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Your Kindle and Your iPad

Tuesday Edition. Caffeinated news & gossip featuring redistricting, voting, and text books.

12/27/2011 By Morning Fizz

Jolt

Friday Jolt: Winners & Losers on a Big News Day in ... Late December?

Today's (long list of) winners & losers.

12/16/2011 By Afternoon Jolt

On Other Blogs

The Olympian: Latest on Redistricting the State Legislature

Democrats and Republicans try to reconcile redistricting plans.

11/08/2011 By Josh Feit

News

Campaign Fizz: Democrats for Hague, Republicans for Harrell

Your one-stop shop for today's local campaign news, gossip, and analysis.

10/14/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

The Effort is Gaining Steam

Friday Edition. Caffeinated news and gossip featuring: Tim Ceis, Marko Liias, all nine members of the Seattle City Council, and more.

09/15/2011 By Morning Fizz

That Washington

Re: Redistricting Commissioners Reveal Maps

Three of four proposed redistricting maps would create a new majority-minority district in Washington State.

09/13/2011 By Josh Feit