Elections

Elections

Dems’ new plan for 2018: New candidates, more ambition

Democratic leaders say this week’s shock victories, headlined by gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam’s attention-grabbing nine-point win in Virginia, are making them reconsider the 2018 midterm elections, convinced the party should grow more ambitious amid a backlash to President Donald Trump.

Elections

Republicans suddenly fear disastrous 2018

For Republicans, Tuesday’s results across the country were a reminder that Democrats are capable of translating liberal anti-Trump energy into actual votes. It was evidence of the environmental perils that often await a president’s party in the midterm elections—especially when that president has historically low approval ratings.

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Races tighten in Richland, Connell and Pasco

Most primary ballots were counted Wednesday, tightening the races in some Mid-Columbia races. A Richland City Councilwoman pulled ahead of her closest challenger after more ballots were counted but her challengers just a few votes apart.

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