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.
Washington's election leaders have incorrectly informed some voters that they are not officially registered.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jay Inslee is fully embracing the expansion of Medicaid health coverage, saying Thursday he believes it is one of the transformational parts of President Barack Obama's health care law.
Washington economic forecasters said Wednesday they see a slight improvement in the state's financial outlook, but the next governor will enter office next year staring at another shortfall.
Ann Romney will speak for her husband next Thursday at the Spur Wing County Club in Meridian. The general reception for the private dinner starts at 6 p.m.
The group seeking to overturn Washington state's gay marriage law has changed its website instructions to churches that want to raise money for the effort, but state campaign finance officials said Tuesday that the language is still not in compliance with state law.
Two former members of the state Legislature said Tuesday it is time for lawmakers to eliminate campaign surplus accounts, which some politicians have tapped for iPads, clothing, car repairs, tuition and alcohol.
It's been dubbed as one of the most competitive gubernatorial races in the country and tonight the two men vying to replace Washington's Gov. Chris Gregoire will debate for an hour on KATU or on KATU.com.
Washington state's campaign finance watchdog said Tuesday that the state's Catholic churches can't collect donations from their parishioners for the campaign seeking to overturn the state's gay marriage law.
Zach Silk, a spokesman for Washington United for Marriage, said Monday that the group has reserved TV time "sometime after Labor Day," though he wouldn't specify an exact start date or how long the ad buy was for.
With their excess campaign cash, politicians in Washington state often return money to donors, forward it to their political party, or donate it to charity.