The ad started airing statewide Tuesday on broadcast and cable channels.
Gov. Chris Gregoire appointed a state lawmaker to a lucrative job posting despite staff concerns that the politician may not be qualified and had failed to submit an application on time.
Someone is putting up signs around southwest Washington promising to pay a reward for catching people vandalizing or damaging political signs, but whoever's behind the effort doesn't want to be identified.
Bill and Melinda Gates have donated $500,000 to the campaign to uphold the state's gay marriage law.
The Washington State Republican Party is providing gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna with a late flood of cash.
Washington state's largest newspaper began with a full-page ad calling McKenna "a choice that will make us all proud."
While 47 percent of respondents said they would vote for Democrat Jay Inslee and 44 percent said Republican Rob McKenna had their vote, the results were within the poll's margin of error of plus or minus 4.3 percentage points.
Washington's gubernatorial candidates agreed Tuesday night that increasing taxes isn't something they would do as governor, and said during their final debate that more money needs to go to public schools and universities but sparred over a proposed tax plan to equalize the way Washington homeowners pay for public schools.
Once viewed as an underdog in Washington's race for governor, Inslee has emerged competitive thanks to an enviable mix of biographical contrasts.
The debate over this year's charter schools initiative mostly comes down to speculation.
A video posted online shows McKenna passionately dancing at a Korean Day event in Seattle a couple of days ago.
Before casting himself as a moderate in the campaign for governor, Rob McKenna met last year with members of a conservative group that has been targeted by activists as being too extreme.
Unions representing state workers and state officials reached an impasse on Friday over health care costs in the latest contract negotiations, the governor's office said.
A spokesman for Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna said that Christie will headline two fundraisers for McKenna's campaign on Oct. 4, one in Kennewick and another in Lynnwood.
The Washington Supreme Court is considering whether to strike down a rule that makes it more difficult for the Legislature to raise taxes.