Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Elections Board

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The Urbanist was founded in 2014 to examine and influence urban policies. We believe cities provide unique opportunities for addressing many of the most challenging social, environmental, and economic problems. We serve as a resource for promoting and disseminating ideas, creating community, increasing political participation, and improving the places we live. The Elections Board consists of various staff members of The Urbanist and is a standing body representing the political values of our organization.
With every election comes the opportunity to establish a renewed vision for our community: this election is no different. Voters in the November 7 general election are tasked with electing citywide leadership, including the Seattle Mayor and two citywide Seattle City Council seats, and three of the five Port...
Editor's Note: This King County proposition wasn't included in our original primary endorsements post, but better late than never! Vote by August 1st. We endorse Prop 1: Access For All, the King County proposition with the goal of increasing art, science and heritage funding. The measure continues our state and region’s...
The results of the 2016 election made one thing clear: cities will be the epicenters of political leadership for some time. From honoring the Paris Climate Agreement, to raising wages, to funding mass transit systems, the federal government will not be the ally we once counted on. That makes...
As part of our endorsement process at The Urbanist, we ask candidates to complete a standard questionnaire to better understand and evaluate their positions on housing, land use, transportation, and other important issues. We then share this information with our readers to help inform their own voting decisions. This year we are...
As part of our endorsement process at The Urbanist, we ask candidates to complete a standard questionnaire to better understand and evaluate their positions on housing, land use, transportation, and other important issues. We then share this information with our readers to help inform their own voting decisions. This year we are...
As part of our endorsement process at The Urbanist, we ask candidates to complete a standard questionnaire to better understand and evaluate their positions on housing, land use, transportation, and other important issues. We then share this information with our readers to help inform their own voting decisions. This year we are...
As part of our endorsement process at The Urbanist, we ask candidates to complete a standard questionnaire to better understand and evaluate their positions on housing, land use, transportation, and other important issues. We then share this information with our readers to help inform their own voting decisions. This year we are...
As part of our endorsement process at The Urbanist, we ask candidates to complete a standard questionnaire to better understand and evaluate their positions on housing, land use, transportation, and other important issues. We then share this information with our readers to help inform their own voting decisions. This year we are...