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Handy wins County Commissioner 2 seat

Handy wins County Commissioner 2 seat
EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter November 19, 2020

Tom Handy won the position for Whitman County Commissioner 2 with 50.64 percent of the votes. Incumbent candidate Dean Kinzer received 48.85 percent of the votes, according to the Whitman County general...

Handy continues to hold slight lead over Kinzer

Handy continues to hold slight lead over Kinzer
EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter November 14, 2020

Whitman County Commissioner 2 candidate Tom Handy has a slight lead over incumbent Dean Kinzer. Handy has 50.25 percent of votes for the position, while Kinzer has 49.23 percent, according to the Whitman...

Handy in slight lead over Kinzer

Handy in slight lead over Kinzer
ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter November 11, 2020

Tom Handy has a small lead over Dean Kinzer for the County Commissioner 2 seat, according to recent election results. Tom Handy has a little more than 50 percent of the votes. Incumbent Dean Kinzer,...

Whitman County still counting ballots

Whitman County still counting ballots
MATT HOLM, Evergreen reporter November 5, 2020

Gov. Jay Inslee continues to lead Loren Culp in the Washington gubernatorial election with 58 percent of the vote statewide and 51 percent of the vote in Whitman County as of Thursday night. Culp said he...

Students react to contentious election

Over 90 percent of the 1,400 ballots received by the Whitman County Elections Office by 3:30 on Nov. 3 were either sent by mail or left in ballot dropboxes.
ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter November 5, 2020

A majority of WSU students casted their ballots for the first time in a presidential election this year. Over 90 percent of the 1,400 ballots received at 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 3 by the Whitman County Elections...

Washington voters approve comprehensive sex education in public schools, Inslee’s third term

Washington voters approve comprehensive sex education in public schools, Inslee's third term
SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter November 5, 2020

Gov. Jay Inslee won his third term as governor, with his opponent Loren Culp saying he will contest the recent state election results. Inslee won with 59 percent of the vote statewide, and 51.9 percent...

City departments present preliminary budget requests

Each city department will have a slight increase in budget requests, said Mike Urban, finance director and interim city administrator.
SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter November 4, 2020

Pullman City Council started its budget process for 2021 and 2022, hearing proposals from city departments that will be determined on or after Nov. 17.  Councilmembers emphasized the need for economic...

Voter registration must be conducted in person starting today

Voter registration must be completed in person either in Colfax or the CUB. Residents must wear masks and obey safety measures while registering.
MICHELLE PAREDES STRONG, Evergreen reporter October 26, 2020

Starting today, Washington state voters can register in-person at Whitman County’s Election Office or The Student Voting Hub in the Compton Union Building. Oct. 26 was the last day to register to...

Gubernatorial candidate visits Pullman during campaign

Republican gubernatorial candidate Loren Culp spoke at a rally Tuesday night. He does not support a comprehensive sex education bill that is on Washington ballots this election. He also does not support a law that places restrictions on the purchase and ownership of firearms.
MATT HOLM and SADIE SALTER October 21, 2020

Republican gubernatorial candidate Loren Culp discussed his decision to run for Washington state governor, which began with a statement he issued about Initiative 1639, saying he will not be enforcing...

County representative candidates debate sex education, climate change policies

Republican incumbent Mary Dye and Libertarian challenger Brett Borden debated during a virtual forum Saturday afternoon.
MICHELLE PAREDES STRONG, Evergreen reporter October 18, 2020

Republican incumbent Mary Dye and Libertarian challenger Brett Borden debated tax increases and Referendum 90, which requires schools to teach comprehensive sex education, during a virtual forum Saturday...

League of Women Voters hosts virtual issue forum about ballot measures

LWV President Bobbie Ryder said Senate Bill 5395 and Senate Joint Resolution 8212 will appear on this year’s ballot.
ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter October 12, 2020

The League of Women Voters of Pullman and the Pullman Chamber of Commerce discussed a bill that would require schools to teach comprehensive sex education to all students, as well as a resolution that...

Washington Secretary of State hosts Q&A on voter registration, mail-in voting

Any Washington resident can participate in mail-in voting as long as they are registered and have an up-to-date address.
JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen reporter October 5, 2020

The state is likely to see a record voter turnout for 18-24 year olds, said Washington Secretary of State during a Q&A sponsored by WSU’s Student Diversity Center. “In 2016 we had 4.2 million...

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