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Daily Archives: May 17th, 2021

Meet the 2021 Seattle mayoral candidates: Former State Representative Jessyn Farrell

Excerpt: As a for­mer state rep­re­sen­ta­tive and trans­porta­tion advo­cate, Jessyn Far­rell has polit­i­cal expe­ri­ence in spades, and a rep­u­ta­tion as a smart nego­tia­tor and strate­gist.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
Categories:Elections
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WA Filing Week 2021: A look at who’s filed in key races as of Monday evening

Excerpt: Who had filed for public office in Washington State as of Monday evening on Filing Week 2021? This post covers notable filings and provides links to the complete list for each county.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
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Sound Transit debuts spacious new Siemens S700 light rail vehicles in revenue service

Excerpt: The new vehicles are roomier, brighter, and have more storage space. They will join the fleet as Sound Transit rapidly expands light rail network with many new stations, starting with the three Northgate Link stations in 2021.
Written by:Bobby Aiyer
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Public Planning
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