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Tag Archives: Even-Year Elections

King County Council sends even-year elections charter amendment to voters!

Excerpt: It's official: Voters across Martin Luther King Jr. County will get the opportunity in the fall of 2022 to decide whether the county ought to align elections for all of its offices in even-numbered years instead of electing many key positions in odd years.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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King County Council votes 7–2 to advance even-year elections charter amendment

Excerpt: Seven councilmembers voted to send Ordinance 2022-0180 out of committee with a "do pass" recommendation, teeing up a final vote in the Council on June 28th, while two councilmembers voted no.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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NPI’s research shows most King County voters favor a switch to even-year elections

Excerpt: A proposal conceived and backed by NPI to move elections for twelve King County positions to even-numbered years is likely to be well received by voters in Washington State's largest jurisdiction.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Reagan Dunn and Jason Rantz are wrong: Moving county elections to even years won’t hurt public discourse at the local level

Excerpt: Read NPI founder Andrew Villeneuve's rebuttal to right wing arguments against the organization's proposal to switch elections for twelve King County positions to even-numbered years.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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