The Clark County Auditor found "clear and compelling evidence" that candidate John Ley didn't live at a Battle Ground home he listed when he filed to run for a seat representing Washington's 18th Legislative District. But that ruling only impacts his voter registration, not his candidacy, auditor said.
In recent years, Washington’s Legislature has grown more diverse. And majority Democrats have emphasized diversity and equity as core values. But now three members of color, out of nearly 30, are stepping down from the Legislature after serving just one full term. One of them describes the legislative work environment as toxic.