It’s election season in Washington again. What’s on your mind?

Candidates in Washington state must register their intent to run for office by Friday, May 21, if they want to appear on the ballot. Many have already announced their plans. We’ve written a few stories about major, interesting and unexpected announcements, but Crosscut’s mission for its election coverage is to focus on the issues, not just the candidates. A good example of this was David Kroman’s April scene setter about the different ways mayoral candidates see the idea of defunding the police

Voters already decided in April to approve bonds to build new schools in Edmonds and a levy to pay for education programs in Lakewood. 

The field of candidates

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