2021 Election

Dow Constantine 2021 Questionnaire – King County Executive

Dow Constantine is seeking his fourth term as King County Executive. Born and raised in West Seattle, Constantine first won elected office in 1996...

Joe Nguyen 2021 Questionnaire — King County Executive

State Senator Joe Nguyen is running for King County Executive against three-term incumbent Dow Constantine. Nguyen's parents emigrated from Vietnam as war refugees and...

The Urbanist’s 2021 Primary Endorsements

From a rooftop in “Uptown” (née Lower Queen Anne, and ever thus in our hearts), this year’s endorsement process culminated in what felt like...

Teresa Mosqueda 2021 Questionnaire – Seattle City Council Pos. 8

Teresa Mosqueda is seeking a second term on Seattle City Council. She burst onto the scene in 2017, earning The Urbanist's Primary endorsement (as...

Brianna Thomas 2021 Questionnaire – Seattle City Council Pos. 9

Brianna Thomas's impressive resume includes leading the successful campaign for a $15 wage in SeaTac, which kicked off the broader "Fight for 15" movement,...
Nikkita is a Black woman. She wears rainbow hoop earrings. her curly hair to the side, and a big smile.

Nikkita Oliver 2021 Questionnaire – Seattle City Council Pos. 9

Nikkita Oliver ran for mayor in 2017 on the Seattle People's Party platform and finished a close third behind Cary Moon in the primary....
A map of the Seattle Subway's vision map of a light rail system made of seven lines that would cover much of the city.

Lots of Love for Transit at the Seattle Subway Mayoral Forum

Seattle Subway and co-sponsor Seattle Transit Blog, both members of the MASS Coalition alongside The Urbanist, held a mayoral forum focused on the topic...

Joe Nguyen: ‘Transit for Me Was a Lifeline’

When State Senator Joe Nguyen was student body president of his class at Seattle University, he organized a meeting around the subject of providing...