2019 Election

2019 November General Election Results: Early Returns

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The early returns for the 2019 November General Election have been posted as of 8pm this evening. Counting will continue over the coming weeks,...

Spike In Renters Will Swing the 2019 Election… If They Turn Out

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I was reading hot takes on what will happen tomorrow when polls close and early election results are announced. Very few pundits have predicted...

Call to Action: Vote No on I-976

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Don't stop there. Tell everyone you know to vote no on I-976 as well. Halloween might be over, but the most frightening day of...

Takele Gobena: I’m the SeaTac Council Candidate to Take on Affordable Housing and Transportation...

Recently, while on the campaign trail, I had a conversation with a retired federal worker in the city of SeaTac who has become homeless...
About a 100 people rallied against Amazon for trying to buy the Seattle City Council elections. (Photo by Doug Trumm)

Amazon Tries to Buy Seattle Election with $1.5 Million Donation, Facebook and Google Each...

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Unlike its tech giant competitors in Facebook and Google, Amazon hasn't pledged $1 billion to build housing in its hometown region. Amazon hasn't even...

2019 General Election Endorsements

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It's that time of year. Amazon is cutting a million-dollar check to Seattle’s chamber of commerce political action committee. Their candidates are talking about...

City Council Races Shape Up as Progressives Versus Chamber-Homevoter Alliance

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After the Primary Election, 14 candidates remain for seven Seattle City Council contests. The race has shaped up to be a showdown between Seattle...

Anti-Transit Alex Pedersen’s Troubling Transportation Policies

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Alex Pedersen won 40% of the primary vote in Seattle's Fourth Council District, but some of his views are very out of step with...