The Easterner

The Easterner’s election recap

The Easterner’s election recap

November 14, 2018

Voters nationwide had high hopes for the Nov. 6 midterm elections. Democrats were hoping for a blue wave, while Republicans hoped to hang on to the House a...

Election Guide Podcast

Election Guide Podcast

November 2, 2018

The Easterner's Michael Brock, Jeremy Burnham and Dylan Harris explain the ins and outs of this year's midterm elections. Listen to this podcast to learn...

Holy and Lewis race to 6th district Senate

Holy and Lewis race to 6th district Senate

November 1, 2018

In the Washington state government, the legislative branch is made of two houses, much like the federal government. The state’s 49 districts each ele...

Initiative 1634: Prohibiting grocery taxes

Initiative 1634: Prohibiting grocery taxes

November 1, 2018

Initiative 1634, a measure to prohibit new local taxes from being placed on particular grocery items, will be on the Nov. 6 midterm election ballot. T...

Initiative 1631: Carbon Emissions Fee Measure

Initiative 1631: Carbon Emissions Fee Measure

November 1, 2018

Residents of Washington have likely heard of Initiative 1631. The bill is both supported and opposed by very well-funded organizations. This means plent...

Spokane locals Wilson and Graham seek House Position 2

Spokane locals Wilson and Graham seek House Position 2

October 31, 2018

The race for House Position 2 in Washington state’s 6th Legislative District features two longtime Spokane residents: Democrat Dave Wilson and Republ...

Volz and Murano run for the House

Volz and Murano run for the House

October 31, 2018

Incumbent Republican state Rep. Mike Volz is looking to fend off Democrat newcomer Kay Murano for House Position 1 in Washington state’s 6th Legislative Distr...

McMorris Rodgers and Brown race for Congress

McMorris Rodgers and Brown race for Congress

October 31, 2018

During the Nov. 6 midterm elections, all 435 seats of the U.S. House of Representatives will be contested. Ten individuals will be elected to the House fr...

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