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Tag Archives: WA-Cities

Second set of Seattle tree protection poll findings affirms voters value urban forests

Excerpt: Respondents to NPI's October 2021 general election survey of the Seattle electorate are in strong agreement that the city should update its tree ordinance to strengthen tree protection policies, with more than seven in ten voters backing a majority of ideas tested.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Kshama Sawant is now prevailing over the right wing backed campaign to recall her

Excerpt: Following a second consecutive favorable drop, it appears that Sawant is on the verge of defeating a right wing backed campaign to recall her from office, which means she will remain the Seattle City Council's most senior member.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Campaign to recall Kshama Sawant has early lead — will it stick as ballot counting goes on?

Excerpt: Ballots cast by 32,129 of the district's voters had been counted as of Election Night, for total turnout of 41.41%. 53.10% were supporting the recall and 46.90% were opposed.
Written by:Rich Erwin
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Bruce Harrell’s victory affirmed; Lorena González concedes 2021 Seattle mayoral race

Excerpt: "With today’s ballot drop, it’s clear that Bruce Harrell will be the next Mayor of Seattle. Earlier, I called him to congratulate him on a hard-fought race and wished him much luck in his efforts to make progress on the challenges Seattle faces," González said.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Initial Whatcom County returns suggest a continued progressive majority on the Council

Excerpt: In the 2021 local elections, voters in the state's most populous northern border county appear to have returned a progressive majority to its seven-member legislative body. Meanwhile, the Bellingham City Council is set to become more diverse.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Ann Davison ahead of Nicole Thomas Kennedy for Seattle City Attorney in initial results

Excerpt: It has been a long, long time since a Republican was elected to a citywide position in Seattle, but that could be about to change if the election results we're seeing tonight hold.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Bruce Harrell looks set to be Seattle’s next mayor with huge lead over Lorena González

Excerpt: In the marquee race of the year, for Mayor of Seattle, former City Councilmember Bruce Harrell has a huge, massive lead over current City Council President Lorena González, with 64.63 % of the vote to González's 35.02%.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
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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
Categories:Elections, Litigation
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