Government

Primary Election Results – Aug. 7, 2018

The Chelan and Douglas County Auditor’s Offices will post primary election results shortly after ballot collection ends at 8 p.m. Stay tuned to KOHO for more results as ballots get tallied. CHELAN COUNTY COMMISSIONER #2 Candidate Vote Vote % Bob Bugert (States No Party Preference) 1,590 38.38% Shon D. Smith (Prefers Republican Party) 1,923 46.42%…

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County, State Elections Officials Weigh In On Primary Today

It’s primary election day here in Washington state. Local voters will decide on the top two candidates heading to the general election ballot in November for races from Chelan County Commissioner and county judges to State and U.S. Representatives. Perhaps the contest getting the most attention is an open U.S. House seat Democrats hope to…

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Carbon Tax, Soda Tax Cap Approved For Statewide Ballot In Nov., Secretary Wyman Says

Voters in Washington state will decide in November whether to charge industrial emitters a fee for their carbon pollution. Secretary of State Kim Wyman certified Initiative 1631 for the fall ballot after backers collected enough signatures. A coalition of tribes, social-justice, labor and environmental groups sponsoring the measure say it will hold corporate polluters accountable…

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