Jerry Cornfield

Cornfield: Washington state Dems look for new leadership this weekend

In his first week, President Donald Trump effected quite a bit of change in the climate and landscape of Washington state politics. His hiring of… Continue reading

Cornfield: Legislators have their hands full in 2017 session

Time is running out on the 2017 Legislature. As of Jan. 25, there are only 88 days remaining in the regular session, even fewer when… Continue reading

Cornfield: Only Washington state politics proved somewhat predictable in 2016

2016 wasn’t a very good year for many of the nation’s venerable pollsters and pundits as they got trumped by fake news and fiery tweets.… Continue reading

Cornfield: Dems jockey for top leadership spots

A fierce fight is underway for the top leadership post of the Washington State Democratic Party. Jaxon Ravens’ bid for re-election as chairman is in… Continue reading

Cornfield: Gov. Inslee takes on school funding plan

Officially, Gov. Jay Inslee’s second term doesn’t get underway for another month. Practically, it will begin this week when the Bainbridge Island Democrat is expected… Continue reading

Cornfield: Reboot of ‘Roadkill Caucus’?

Will the Roadkill Caucus be reborn in 2017? This is not idle conversation as the approaching legislative session could be epic in its length and… Continue reading