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Elections

Candidate Filings - Wed Update + Fri final

By John ServaisOn May 17, 2019

One more note (10pm): The Belllingham Herald has an online article noting Barbara Brenner has withdrawn. The Herald incorrectly says she represents the 4th District. She actually represents the old [...]

Candidate Filing Week is Here – It’s About to Get Real.

By John ServaisOn May 12, 2019

According to several reliable sources in local conservative politics, Tony Larson will likely file for Whatcom County Executive this week. Tony would not accept nor return my phone calls this [...]

Unbreaking America: A NEW short film about solving the Corruption Crisis

By Larry HorowitzOn Apr 17, 2019

A 12-minute video actually worth watching. Interesting and informative. Unbreaking America

Anacortes Council member Lovelett to replace Ranker in state Senate

By Ralph SchwartzOn Feb 05, 2019

Anacortes City Council member Liz Lovelett was sworn in late Tuesday, Feb. 5, as Washington state’s newest senator, to represent the 40th Legislative District. Members of the San Juan and [...]

Gene Knutson Not Running for Mayor

By John ServaisOn Dec 12, 2018

This morning, Gene Knutson sent out an announcement to local news media saying he has decided not to run for mayor of Bellingham in 2019. Most local political junkies assumed Gene [...]

Election results: Nov 6 General, 2018

By John ServaisOn Nov 06, 2018

Click here for Whatcom County Auditor page. Click here for State Election page. 11 pm Thur, Nov 8 The 42nd District is probably decided. There may be recounts and there is a [...]

Want Justice Reform?  Vote James Erb.

By John ServaisOn Nov 01, 2018

​Bottom line, you don’t elect the heir apparent - the chosen one - if you want change and reform. The world does not work that way. Eric Richey IS [...]

Dog Whistle Racism

By John ServaisOn Nov 01, 2018

I received this email from Alex Ramel this evening. I read it, followed the link to Sandy Robson’s article on Searchlight Review and immediately knew this needed to be [...]

Filling City Council Vacancies - A Flawed Process

By Dick ConoboyOn Oct 26, 2018

The Bellingham City Charter gives the City Council the power to fill vacancies in the council ranks but does not spell out the process. 2.06 Elected Officers - Vacancies “A vacancy [...]

Atul Deshmane: Public Utility District 1, Commissioner District 2

By Jon HumphreyOn Oct 25, 2018

A very important, yet often overlooked position is on your ballot this fall. It is for PUD (Public Utility District) District 1, Commissioner 2. Why is it so important? Well, because the [...]

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