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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...
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...
Article Note: The Urbanist is publishing a series of interviews with a selection of 2015 Seattle City Council candidates. In June, we will release our endorsements. Lorena González is running city-wide in District 9. She grew in central Washington as a migrant farmworker, earning her first paycheck at age 8....