The latest political news and election updates in Tri-Cities, Washington, and beyond.
Ballots for November's Election Going Out in Benton County
The Benton County Auditor's Office announced the date they will be mailing ballots for the coming November election. State law requires a minimum window of 18 days for registered voters to fill out and return their ballots
Benton County to Offer Details of Sales Tax Renewal
Who gets a share of Benton County's public safety tax revenues?
Richland Recall: Applications for Vacated Seat Available Now
Educational Services District (ESD) 123 is tasked with finding the candidate most deserving to fill the seat Semi Bird once held before his recall at the hands of the voting majority.
Richland Schools Recall: Tearful Farewell at Last Night's Meeting
Some in attendance stood in support of Byrd as she exited board room. Many remain seated.
Richland Recall Petitioner Not Ready to Pop Cork yet
All three recall measures are getting about the 55% of the vote
Richland Voters Leaning Towards Recall in Primary Election
10 races are up for grabs including the three Richland School Board recall measures.
Benton & Franklin County Primary Ballots to Drop This Week
The 2023 primary election is almost upon us, and the County Auditors in Benton and Franklin Counties are preparing to mail out ballots to registered voters
Yakima Doctor Making a Second Run for Governor
For the first time since 2012, it will be an open race for Governor of Washington State. All of the candidates that have publicly declared their intention to run at the time of this writing have never sought the highest office in the State previously...all but one that is.