Elections & Endorsements

Mayor Harrell Passes the Buck and Unloads on Enemies in Leaked Police Precinct Speeches

The cracks are showing in Mayor Harrell's "One Seattle" brand as he pledged to unseat his enemies and withhold funding from the Regional Homelessness...

Seattle Council Approves Police Hiring Bonuses Topping Out at $30,000

The Seattle City Council has approved additional hiring bonuses for police officers aimed at boosting the Seattle Police Department's (SPD's) number of trained and...

Primary Indicates Blue Wall is As Strong As Ever in Washington State

Red wave crashes into reality; blue tides are rising. Primary results continue to trickle in, but most ballots have been counted, and Republican hope of...
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2022 August Primary Election Results: Early Returns

As of 8pm this evening, the early returns for the 2022 August Primary have been posted. Counting will continue over the coming weeks, usually...

The Urbanist 2022 Questionnaire Responses: Eastside, North Sound, and the Rest

The Urbanist Elections Committee invited candidates throughout the Puget Sound Region to submit a questionnaire response. This post will go through the remaining responses,...

The Urbanist Elections Committee Endorses Initiative 135 to Advance Social Housing

Seattle voters may have a unique opportunity this November to support a new model of providing affordable housing, and they should take it. Initiative...

The Urbanist 2022 Questionnaire Responses: South Sound

The Urbanist Elections Committee invited candidates throughout the Puget Sound Region to submit a questionnaire response. This post will go through responses from Legislative...

2022 Primary Election Endorsements

Saying the stakes are high might be more of an understatement than an exaggeration this year. A renegade Supreme Court is goose-stepping toward fascism,...