From Our Corner Blog Posts

  • A signature checker reviews some of the signatures for I-1351. (Photo courtesy of Katy Payne) Our Elections Division is busy this week checking signatures that were submitted in early July for Initiative 1351. The initiative, if passed, would affect grades K-12 by lowering class sizes and increasing school staff. For an initiative to qualify for […]
  • Vince Lombardi Trophy. (Photo courtesy of Stephanie Horn) When the Office of Secretary of State hosts a 30th birthday event for the Washington State Combined Fund Drive Thursday at the State Capitol in Olympia, a special “guest” will appear – the Vince Lombardi Trophy, courtesy of the Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks. The event will […]
  • Ten years after Washington voters adopted the Top 2 Primary system by initiative, it’s time for the 2014 edition. Check your mail over the next few days for your Primary ballot.  Although it’s a mid-term election, there are races and propositions that are significant for your community, and we’re hoping for an excellent turnout, state […]
  • Summer temperatures in Western Washington usually are warm and comfortable. When temps around here become too hot for comfort, many people do one of two things: They either find saltwater or head up to the mountains. If you choose the latter, it’s tough to beat a day on majestic Mount Rainier. A day hike to […]
  • Hey, voters and would-be voters! This year’s Primary is just a few weeks away. In fact, it ends on August 5. If you haven’t registered to vote and want to take part in this year’s Primary, you need to register soon. Monday, July 7, is the deadline for online and mail-in registrations, and voter registration […]