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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...

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...

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...

County candidates file for election

Incumbent Art Swannack is running for a county commissioner position. Primary elections are on Aug. 4.
JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter May 25, 2020

A total of 49 county candidates have filed to run in the upcoming 2020 primary election on Aug. 4. There are 38 offices available in Whitman County including Congress and state representatives, state...

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