Ballots go out this coming week and voting will begin ahead of the November General Election.

This weekend on Inside Politics, KING 5 will be featuring the two special election state Senate races on the Eastside, including the race for Legislative District 48 which includes parts of Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond.

State Senator Patty Kuderer, a Democrat appointed last year to fill the seat of now Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib, faces a challenge from Michelle Darnell, a Libertarian.


  • Education funding--did the state legislature's deal last year go far enough?
  • School choice debate
  • Car tabs, Sound Transit and accountability
  • Gridlock in Olympia