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Daily Archives: September 20th, 2016

NPI thanks Redmond City Council for voting to endorse Sound Transit 3

Excerpt: Edi­tor’s Note: Ear­li­er tonight, the Red­mond City Coun­cil vot­ed 5–2 to take a posi­tion sup­port­ing a yes vote on Region­al Propo­si­tion 1, also known as Sound Tran­sit 3, which NPI strong­ly sup­ports. The fol­low­ing let­ter of appre­ci­a­tion was penned by NPI founder Andrew Vil­leneuve to the five coun­cilmem­bers who vot­ed in favor of the res­o­lu­tion to […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Public Planning
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Kim Wyman’s explanation for Washington’s decline in voter turnout doesn’t make sense

Excerpt: Last week, the League of Women Vot­ers of Seat­tle and King Coun­ty held a well-attend­ed debate between the two can­di­dates run­ning for Sec­re­tary of State this year — Repub­li­can incum­bent Kim Wyman and Demo­c­ra­t­ic chal­lenger Tina Pod­lodows­ki. A key top­ic dis­cussed at the debate was what to do about vot­er turnout in Wash­ing­ton State, which […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
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