Election coverage from the KUOW newsroom.
MAGA Republican Joe Kent spreads election conspiracy theories during ballot count
In Southwest Washington's 3rd Congressional District, MAGA Republican Joe Kent is locked in a tight race against Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez. Earlier Kent said he would accept the results, even though he falsely claims without evidence that the 2020 election was stolen from Donald Trump. But now he's spreading election conspiracy theories about his own race.
King County officials will get shorter terms next election cycle
Voters have determined that those elected to 12 King County positions will serve shorter terms in the next election cycle.
Tiffany Smiley concedes to Patty Murray in race for Senate
Smiley made the announcement via Twitter, Wednesday evening, Nov. 9, a day after initial election results came in.
Most western Washington Democrats poised to return to Congress
Aside from a close race in the 8th Congressional District, western Washington’s Democratic incumbent members of Congress are decisively beating back challenges from Republicans, and the party might even pick up a seat in the House.
Scenes from 2022 election night in Western Washington15 slides
Democrat Hobbs takes early lead in secretary of state race
Democrats are trying to win the secretary of state’s office in an election for the first time in six decades after Republicans failed to advance a candidate in the primary.
Late voters find long lines in Seattle and Bellevue
Where abortion was on the ballot, midterm voters largely signaled support
Voters in several states were asked to weigh in on ballot measures specifically related to abortion rights.
6 takeaways from the 2022 midterm election that's not over yet
These midterm elections show why it's always important to never assume you know exactly what's going to happen in advance – and to keep an open mind for potential surprises.
Southwest Washington congressional race too close to call as vote counting continues
The race has been viewed by many as a microcosm of America’s political climate.
Republican Dan Newhouse survives Trump’s revenge campaign in WA-04
Dan Newhouse has won re-election in Washington’s 4th Congressional District, making him one of the last Trump impeachers still standing.
Washington Democrat Kim Schrier leads WA-08 race after first count
On election night incumbent Democrat Kim Schrier had a slight lead over Republican Matt Larkin in Washington’s fiercely contested 8th Congressional District race.