Election 2018

Organizations like the ACLU are pushing against law enforcement using facial recognition software. A recent test of Amazon’s tech falsely identified 28 members of Congress as criminals. Image courtesy ACLU

Property tax levy for fingerprinting is ‘godsend to law enforcement,’ says King County sheriff

Civil liberty advocates argue that the ballot measure’s language opens the door for inaccurate facial ID technology.

 

Last spring, Sarah Smith (second from left) travelled to Tennessee to meet with other Brand New Congress candidates including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (right). Photo courtesy Brand New Congress

Smith vs. Smith: Newcomer tries to shake up 9th Congressional District

District spans from Seattle and Bellevue to Federal Way and Tacoma. Democratic socialist candidate challenges longtime incumbent Adam Smith in primary.

 

Governor and Secretary of State to fund statewide prepaid ballot postage

King County, however, won’t get any of that money.

 

King County adopts prepaid ballot postage

Designed to improve voter turnout, the measure was approved in time for the 2018 midterm elections.

Photo by Michael O’Leary/Everett Herald
                                Photo by Michael O’Leary/Everett Herald

Eyman says he will spend $500K of his own money on initiative

The conservative activist’s self-financing claim points to a lack of deep-pocketed donors.

Photo by Michael O’Leary/Everett Herald
                                Photo by Michael O’Leary/Everett Herald

Secretary of State pushes for pre-paid postage for ballots

Kim Wyman is asking Gov. Jay Inslee for the authority to reimburse counties for postal costs.