Saturday, 31 October, 2020
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 the electorate. He has taken steps to conceal some of those issues. For...
I was reading hot takes on what will happen tomorrow when polls close and early election results are announced. Very few pundits have predicted a favorable result in a race in which I've become invested: Seattle City...
The Seattle City Council passed next year's budget Monday and added a flurry of amendments making the Mayor's budget more progressive and heed advocates like the Move All Seattle Sustainably (MASS) coalition. Funding the progressive priorities is...
Washington Hall has packed on Monday for Councilmember Kshama Sawant's swearing in and rally to tax big business to fund social housing. Hundreds looked on as a diverse group of left-wing leaders voiced their support for progressive...
Climate policy is taking center stage in the Seattle City Council District 4 race. Shaun Scott was an early backer of the Seattle Green New Deal, a climate justice-centered response that seeks to meet the scale of...
After the Primary Election, 14 candidates remain for seven Seattle City Council contests. The race has shaped up to be a showdown between Seattle Times-endorsed candidates and those backed by The Stranger. Final Primary results didn't include...
"I want readers of The Urbanist to know I’m someone who considered himself an urbanist before I decided to run for city council, and certainly before I knew what an urbanist was," Scott said.
The Seattle City Auditor's report on the Navigation Team, recently presented to the city council's Civil Rights, Utilities, Economic Development, and Arts Committee, included information on obstacles that are preventing the team, which conducts outreach for people...