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Daily Archives: November 15th, 2011

Peter Maier falls behind challenger Sharon Peaslee in key Seattle school board race

Excerpt: It looks like another incumbent school board member may end up getting ousted by Seattle voters, after it initially appeared that only one would lose his job. Though he was able to maintain an edge in the contest for school board director in District #1 for nearly a week, incumbent Peter Maier is now in […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Progressive city council candidate Jesse Salomon overtakes opponent in Shoreline

Excerpt: This afternoon, a major shift occurred in one of the close city council races that we’ve been watching over the last few days. After having trailed opponent Robin McClelland for nearly a week, young progressive Jesse Salomon today took a twenty-two vote lead in the contest for Shoreline City Council Position #6. Salomon, who works […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Governor Chris Gregoire appoints Judge Steven González to state’s Supreme Court

Excerpt: Governor Chris Gregoire announced today that she is appointing respected King County Superior Court Judge Judge Steven González to the Supreme Court to succeed Gerry Alexander, who will be retiring from the bench at the end of the year. The appointment, which does not require Senate confirmation, is the second Supreme Court vacancy that Gregoire […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Bellevue City Council votes to approve East Link agreement with Sound Transit

Excerpt: Sound Transit’s East Link project has just moved one major step closer to becoming a reality. After many months of discussion and negotiation, Bellevue’s City Council has voted unanimously to authorize the city to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Sound Transit regarding the project, one of several major expansions of the Link […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Public Planning
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