Get the latest news and opinion ahead of the 2022 Primary Election.

Election 2022

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Frank Sumrall

Shavers holds slim lead over Gilday in WA legislative race

Clyde Shavers, a Democrat running for a state legislative seat, has overcome controversy to maintain a lead over incumbent Greg Gilday.
16 days ago
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L.B. Gilbert

Seattle initiative to implement ranked choice voting narrowly winning

With new ballot count numbers, the votes for changing the Seattle elections systems have started to narrowly edge out the votes against it.
19 days ago
Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, left, speaks to a crowd of supporters alongside her husband Dean Gluesenka...
MyNorthwest Staff

Pérez staves off Kent to win 3rd Congressional District seat

Marie Gluesenkamp Pérez has defeated Republican challenger Joe Kent in the U.S. District 3 House race.
21 days ago
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L.B. Gilbert

Election 2022: Latest Washington midterm election numbers

For up-to-date election results for some of the most impactful midterm races, check back regularly as votes continue to be counted.
21 days ago
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MyNorthwest Staff

Rep. Kim Schrier claims 8th District, according to AP

Rep. Kim Schrier holds a lead over Republican challenger Matt Larkin in the race for the 8th congressional district.
23 days ago
Pierce County Auditor Julie Anderson (Left), who is running as a nonpartisan, and incumbent Secreta...
MyNorthwest Staff

Hobbs secures WA Secretary of State, Anderson concedes

Democratic incumbent Steve Hobbs has defeated Independent Julie Anderson in the race for Secretary of State.
23 days ago
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MyNorthwest Staff

Ferrell concedes King County Prosecutor’s race to Leesa Manion

Jim Ferrell has conceded the King County Prosecutor race to Leesa Manion after votes were tabulated on Thursday evening.
23 days ago
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MyNorthwest Staff

Tiffany Smiley concedes to Patty Murray in U.S. Senate race

Senator Patty Murray won a hard-fought Senate race after her opponent, Republican Tiffany Smiley, conceded Wednesday evening.
24 days ago
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Hanna Scott

Dems lead most toss-up WA legislature races, GOP remains hopeful

There was little evidence of the much-hyped 'Red Wave' in Washington state after initial results from the 2022 Election were released.
24 days ago
Joe Kent battles Marie Glusenkamp Pérez in the District 3 race...
MyNorthwest Staff

Kent banks on same-day ballots, despite Pérez maintaining lead

If Pérez maintains her lead, she would be the first Democrat representing the 3rd Congressional District in 12 years.
24 days ago
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Bill Kaczaraba

Republicans licking their wounds after falling short of a ‘Red Wave’

KTTH host Bryan Suits says that it's time for Republicans to 'deprogram' from Trump and find another strategy.
25 days ago
Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, left, speaks to a crowd of supporters while her husband Dean Gluesenkamp l...
Gene Johnson, Associated Press

WA house races could tip scales in Congress

Control of Congress could come down to one or two seats in Washington, but the state’s vote-by-mail system means final results likely won’t be known for days.
25 days ago
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Frank Sumrall

KIRO, KTTH react to surprising midterm results

It's Election Night across the United States as we prepare to analyze the initial batch of results from the 2022 midterms.
25 days ago
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Bill Kaczaraba

Analyst: ‘Irritated’ voters will give GOP the House; Senate a ‘toss up’

It looks like Republicans will take the U.S. House, but the Senate is in question, with 'grumpy voters' driving today's midterm vote.
26 days ago
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Hanna Scott

WA party officials feeling confident about Election Day vote

From control of Congress to moving the needle on the balance of power in Olympia, there is much at stake this Election Day.
26 days ago
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MyNorthwest Staff

Election Day preview: Key races to watch for 2022

KIRO Newsradio presents an Election Day preview guide to some of the key races in Washington state and the Puget Sound area. 
26 days ago
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L.B. Gilbert

Election Day preview: Key races to watch for 2022

KIRO Newsradio presents an Election Day preview guide to some of the key races in Washington state and the Puget Sound area. 
26 days ago
Pierce County Auditor Julie Anderson (Left), who is running as a nonpartisan, and incumbent Secreta...
Lisa Baumann, Associated Press

Hobbs, Anderson and a write-in Republican vie for Washington secretary of state

Democrats are trying to win the secretary of state’s office in an election for the first time in six decades after Republicans failed to advance a candidate in the primary.
26 days ago
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Bill Kaczaraba

Gluesenkamp Pérez running below the radar outside 3rd District

The 3rd Congressional District pits democrat Maria Gluesenkamp Perez against republican Joe Kent. Perez says she is a 'historical anomaly.'
26 days ago
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L.B. Gilbert

Elections official talks turnout, election security, and midterm results

King County's Director of Elections discusses why voter turnout is down, how secure our elections are, and we can expected midterm results.
27 days ago
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Micki Gamez

Lime offering free rides to ballot boxes through Election Day

In an effort to ncrease voter turnout, Lime is offering free rides now through election day, Nov. 8, on its Gen4 e-scooters and e-bikes.
27 days ago
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Bill Kaczaraba

The definitive look at Washington’s key midterm election races

MyNorthwest.com takes a deep dive into the five key races in Washington state for the 2022 midterm elections.
28 days ago
Dori Monson, Dave Ross host KIRO Election Coverage...
KIRO Newsradio staff

Watch: Dori Monson, Dave Ross host KIRO’s Election Night coverage

With over 75 years of broadcast experience, Dave Ross and Dori Monson hosted 2022 Election Night coverage on Tuesday night.
29 days ago
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L.B. Gilbert

2022 Election Preview: Secretary Steve Hobbs vs. Julie Anderson

Steve Hobbs and Julie Anderson advanced from August's primary election race for Secretary of State, garnering 40.99% and 13.17% of the vote, respectively.
29 days ago