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City Redistricting Plan Due by Oct. 3

The next big deadline is coming up in a federal voting rights case in Yakima.

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County Clerk Candidate Fired as Municipal Court Clerk

The city of Yakima has fired municipal court clerk Sarah Matheny and has asked the state attorney general's office to investigate.

Matheny was fired by the city Monday for using her position to check the records of her primary election opponents in the race for Yakima County Clerk

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Governor Urges Yakima Council to Comply with Ruling

Gov. Jay Inslee is encouraging the Yakima City Council not to appeal a federal judge's order to change local elections to comply with the Voting Rights Act.

Last week, District Court Judge Thomas Rice found that Yakima's city council elections violate the federal Voting Rights Act, finding that Latinos do not have full participation in city council races

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Matheny Could Be Fired for Inappropriate Conduct

A candidate for Yakima County Clerk who has been disciplined for using her current position to check an opponent's driving record faces termination.

Sarah Matheny is a Yakima Municipal Court Clerk and she admitted using her access to an internal court system database to check the driving record of opponent Steve Driscoll

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Brumback’s Fate and Final Two County Clerk Candidates Will Be Known Tuesday

Tuesday is an important day for two races in Yakima County elections.

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Millions Coming In for Competing Gun Initiatives

While voters won't weigh in on two competing gun-related ballot measures for months, money is already pouring into the campaigns in advance of the November election.

One measure proposes universal background checks for all gun sales and transfers in Washington state, with some exemptions

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Brumback Still in Limbo, County Clerk Race Remains Tight

Ballot counting continues in the Yakima County Auditors’ office today from Tuesday's primary election.

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Vangstad Makes General Election, Other Races Still Unclear

Curtis E. Vangstad is now officially in the race for the Yakima County Commission seat held by Rand Elliot.

Vangstad was a write-in candidate in the Primary Election and according to the county auditor's office was able to gain the 1 percent of the vote needed to move to the General Election

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Low Voter Turnout But Prop 1 Passes

Voters primarily stayed on the sidelines for Tuesday's primary election.

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Winter and Keightley Move On While Write-In Candidates Wait

In a crowded race, voters gave thumbs up to Brian Winter and Jim Keightley to send to the general election for the race for Yakima County Sheriff.

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