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In NPI’s hometown of Redmond, voters will decide three 2021 contests for city council

Excerpt: City councils shape the way we live, shop, work, and play. Who's running for Redmond City Council in 2021, and what do they stand for? Meet the candidates and be sure to return your ballot by Tuesday, November 2nd at 8 PM.
Written by:Bobby Aiyer
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A close race for Seattle City Council #9: Sara Nelson leads Nikkita Oliver by just four points

Excerpt: 41% of 617 likely 2021 voters in Seattle said last week that they were voting for Nelson for Council Position #9, while 37% said they were voting for Oliver. 21% said they were not sure and 2% said they would not cast a vote.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Teresa Mosqueda still leads for Seattle City Council #8; Kenneth Wilson gaining ground

Excerpt: 39% of 617 likely 2021 voters in Seattle said they were voting for Mosqueda for Council Position #8, while 31% said they were voting for Wilson. 26% said they were not sure and 3% said they would not cast a vote.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Ann Davison pulling away from rival Nicole Thomas-Kennedy in Seattle City Attorney race

Excerpt: 43% of 617 like­ly 2021 vot­ers in Seat­tle said last week that they are voting for Davison for City Attorney, while just 24% said they were voting for Thomas-Kennedy. A significant percentage, 30%, are not sure, and 2% would not vote.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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As voting begins in the 2021 Seattle mayoral race, Bruce Harrell has a sixteen point lead

Excerpt: 48% of 617 like­ly 2021 vot­ers in Seat­tle said they were vot­ing for Har­rell for mayor, while 32% said they were vot­ing for González. 18% said they were not sure and 2% said they would not cast a vote for the city's top elected position.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Poll Watch: Elway Research assesses Seattle’s citywide races one month before ballots drop

Excerpt: The survey, conducted from September 7th-9th, 2021, shows Bruce Harrell leading for Mayor, Ann Davison leading for City Attorney, and Teresa Mosqueda and Sara Nelson leading for City Council, with many voters undecided.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Court of Appeals rejects Compassion Seattle appeal, keeping Charter Amendment 29 off the November general election ballot

Excerpt: "While we are deeply disappointed, we will continue to share evidence that our amendment’s approach can make a necessary and noticeable difference for those living unsheltered in our parks and other public spaces," the coalition said.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Judge strikes Compassion Seattle’s Charter Amendment 29 from November ballot

Excerpt: Barring a successful appeal -- and it doesn't sound like there will be one -- people in Seattle will not be getting a chance to vote on a charter amendment that would alter the city's plan of government to add new directives regarding the city's obligations with respect to homelessness this autumn.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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The August Top Two results are (mostly) in. How do they line up with our Seattle polling?

Excerpt: In this retrospective, NPI's founder and executive director assesses what our July 2021 poll findings were able to tell us about the August 2021 Top Two election in the Emerald City.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Lawsuit filed to block Charter Amendment 29 from the November 2021 Seattle ballot

Excerpt: If the lawsuit is successful, the debate over Compassion Seattle's plan to alter the Emerald City's plan of government to add new directives on homelessness would be over before the fall campaign could rev into high gear.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Nikkita Oliver overtakes Sara Nelson to assume the lead for Seattle City Council #9

Excerpt: As of Monday, August 9th, 2021, Oliver has 40.15% of the vote, while Nelson has 39.52%. Brianna Thomas remains in third place with 13.4%.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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From third to first: Nicole Thomas-Kennedy leads for City Attorney; Pete Holmes concedes

Excerpt: There has been another lead change in the race for Seattle City Attorney, the second in as many days. Meanwhile, incumbent Pete Holmes has acknowledged his time in office will be coming to an end.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Seattle City Attorney update: Pete Holmes drops to third, trails Nicole Thomas-Kennedy

Excerpt: It's looking increasingly likely that the coming November runoff for Seattle City Attorney will not include incumbent Pete Holmes, who our polling previously indicated was in serious danger of being eliminated in the Top Two election. 
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Sara Nelson, Nikkita Oliver ahead in contest for Seattle City Council Position #9

Excerpt: In early returns, Nelson had a plurality of the vote (42.4%), trailed by Oliver (at 35%). Brianna Thomas will likely be eliminated from contention when the results are certified.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
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