Posted inLegislative Advocacy

NPI’s legislation to allow cities and towns to switch their elections to even-numbered years gets a “do pass” recommendation

A pro­posed state law devel­oped by NPI and Sen­a­tor Javier Valdez (D‑46th Dis­trict: Seat­tle) that would give cities and towns the free­dom to switch their elec­tions to even-num­bered years passed out of the Sen­ate State Gov­ern­ment & Elec­tions Com­mit­tee on Feb­ru­ary 17th with a “do pass” rec­om­men­da­tion, keep­ing the bill alive for fur­ther consideration. 

Posted inPolicy Topics

A plurality of special election voters in Seattle disapprove of how their schools are being run

41% of six hun­dred and fifty-one Feb­ru­ary 2023 spe­cial elec­tion vot­ers inter­viewed by Change Research for NPI last month said they some­what or strong­ly dis­ap­proved of the way the Seat­tle Pub­lic Schools are cur­rent­ly being run. 28% said they some­what or strong­ly approved, and 31% were not sure.