Washington State House Democrats


Wednesday, August 3, 2016


Election results
2016 Washington state primary election results
The Latest: More primary election results Wednesday
Inslee, Bryant advance in primary; others too close to call
Jayapal moves on in open 7th District race, opponent unclear
Inslee and Bryant advance; Kilmer a big winner in 6th Dist.
Pacific County Primary initial results
Incumbent Pike, Gillespie move on to general election
Probst, Wilson both seek positive in squeaky battle
Blake, O’Hagan poised to move on to general election
Koster, Lovick one step closer to returning to Olympia
Local congressional incumbents win comfortably
Federal Way resident Miloscia heading to Nov. Election, other general election races
Appleton dominates 23rd District primary; Young, Seaquist close in 26th (Appleton, Rolfes, Hansen)
Democrats Stonier, Topper will face off in November
Election results: Pierce County, statewide races
Pierce County races emerge as key prizes in battle for control in Olympia
Talbert, Dammeier will vie for Pierce County executive
Election Results: Housing levy passes; Voters reject elevated waterfront park
Incumbents lead in early results for primary election
Election Roundup: Koster, Metcalf strong in state District 39 race
It’ll be Jay Inslee vs. Bill Bryant in Washington governor race
Lynette Vehrs, Mike Volz will vie for Rep. Kevin Parker’s seat in November
Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Joe Pakootas advance in race for Congress
August 2nd Primary Election Results
15th District House race a close one

Police investigating inmate death at Monroe prison
Fire near Moses Lake under control, structures lost
Yakima police clear officer of wrongdoing in fatal shooting

With 6 new troopers, WSP fully staffed in region
New focus: Justice vs. Punishment in schools

Daily World
Countywide sales tax passing after initial primary count

Everett Herald (subscription required)
First tally: Criminal-justice tax narrowly failing
Where to find state, local primary election results
Fire and EMS levies appear to be passing; merger proceeds
WSU offers software engineering to meet growing demand
Editorial: Legislation could have aided state’s new clean water rule

News Tribune (subscription required)
HOAs from hell: Homes associations that once protected residents now torment them
Editorial: Calling foul on Supreme contributions

Puget Sound Business Journal
UW President takes next steps on her mission to improve health around the world

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Seattle voters push $290M housing levy to big victory
Seattle health-care startup raises $11M, seeks to hire doctors
WSU engineering majors expand in Everett, Pullman, Bremerton
Seattle bans use of ‘conversion therapy’ on gay youth
Surgeon general hears praise for SPD’s Narcan use to treat overdoses
City Council panel tweaks ‘grand bargain’ on housing — despite warning
Homeless family adjusts to new apartment after donation from Washington State Patrol trooper

Seattle Weekly
Pageantry and the People’s Voice at Optimism Brewery on Election Night
When It Comes to Unionizing, Are All Uber Drivers Created Equal?

Spokesman Review
Liberty Lake aquatic center falling short, Airway Heights recreation facility passing in early count
Mumm to advance in commission race; McLaughlin trailing Kerns
New police chief Meidl offers salute apology, says he wants council confirmation
Fire surpasses 11,000 acres in Whitman, Garfield counties
Colder winter, higher gas rates help boost Avista 2016 earnings
Spin Control: A look at voters and turnout, by the numbers
Shawn Vestal: Cappel report’s biggest revelation is how much still hasn’t been revealed
Editorial: Road rage is just as unacceptable as drunken driving

Yakima Herald Republic (subscription required)
East Valley joins 80+ school districts in 24-credit waiver requests


Jayapal moves on in open 7th District race, opponent unclear

Latest Washington primary election results
Disabilities group sues state over institutions
Legal action over Hanford safety heats up with judge’s ruling
Homeless confused by Seattle’s response to crisis
U.S. Surgeon General visits Seattle to discuss heroin crisis

Survivor’s father speaks out following fatal Mukilteo shooting: ‘He’s shocked’

Washington Fire Crews Fight To Keep Buffer Between Wildfire, Nuclear Reactor
New York Bans Registered Sex Offenders From Pokémon Go

‘We got shellacked’ and other primary election results
Jayapal hopes to be first South Asian woman in Congress; her opponents battle for second place
Housing levy passes, with help from young people
Inslee calls Trump’s comments on Khan family the ‘lowest of many of his depredations’
As heroin addiction rises, Renton gets new treatment clinic
The Country’s Largest Wildfire Is Burning In Washington State

NW Public Radio
In A First, Two Republicans May Advance In Washington Treasurer Race (Reykdal, Upthegrove, Habib, Hobbs, Fraser)
Wildlife Biologist Mourns Habitat Loss From Range 12 Fire

Q13 TV (FOX)
ELECTION: Seattle’s Housing Levy increase passes; Snohomish Co. sales tax hike measure too close to call
Murray, Vance advance to general election for U.S. Senate; Inslee, Bryant move on in race for governor
Father of slain Mukilteo shooting victim: ‘I would give my life right now’ for my son’s


Primary sharpens fight to control Legislature

Congressional race: Ex-Seattle sportscaster 2nd despite dropping out
Election results: Washington state’s key primary races

Housing Levy, Jayapal, Macri Win Big in Night of Progressive Local Mandate

What Last Night’s Primary Election Results Mean for Housing, Transit, and the Futures of a Bunch of Big-Name Pols