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Tag Archives: WA-Cities

Seattle Charter Amendment 29 has qualified to the November ballot, King County says

Excerpt: With the qualification threshold cleared (34,714 signatures were accepted, 33,060 were required), Charter Amendment 29 is now officially on the ballot. Seattle voters will decide its fate in November of 2021.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Most voters favor Seattle Charter Amendment 29 (concerning homelessness) out of the gate

Excerpt: A July 2021 survey of Seattle voters commissioned by NPI finds Charter Amendment 29 in a healthy position, with 61% of voters likely to vote in the current Top Two election saying they favor the amendment. Just 23% are opposed, and another 16% said they were not sure.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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No surprise: Seattle voters’ top concern this election year is addressing homelessness

Excerpt: There is a strong desire for results over rhetoric. While respondents diverge on how to get there, they are in agreement that there needs to be action. What the city has done to date just isn't enough. 
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Nikkita Oliver has a big early lead over Sara Nelson for Seattle City Council Position #9

Excerpt: Two very different candidates appear likely to move on to the November general election in the race to succeed mayoral hopeful Lorena González on the Seattle City Council this year, with one enjoying a rather big early lead over the other.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Teresa Mosqueda well ahead of Kate Martin for Seattle City Council #8 with most not sure

Excerpt: 26% of likely August 2021 Seattle voters said they were voting for Mosqueda, while 55% said they were not sure. The remaining respondents said either that they would not vote (3%) or picked one of Mosqueda's opponents, like Kate Martin.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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A three-way race for Seattle City Attorney: Pete Holmes barely ahead of two challengers

Excerpt: Nicole Thomas-Kennedy and Ann Davison are Pete Holmes' 2021 challengers for Seattle City Attorney. Each challenger has 14% support in a pre-Top Two election survey, while Holmes has 16%. Most voters are undecided.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Bruce Harrell, Lorena González lead in 2021 Seattle mayoral race with many undecided

Excerpt: 20% of 617 likely 2021 Top Two voters in Seattle surveyed before ballots dropped said they were voting for Harrell, while 12% said they were voting for González. 32% said they were undecided.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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NPI announces 2021 Seattle polling plans

Excerpt: A heads up to everyone interested in Emerald City politics: NPI is expanding its public opinion research to the local level, beginning with two surveys in Seattle.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Lorena González talks with NPI about her 2021 candidacy for Mayor of Seattle

Excerpt: Read a transcript of the conversation between NPI's Ruairi Vaughan and mayoral candidate Lore­na González, one of fifteen candidates vying to become Seattle's next elected executive in the 2021 cycle.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
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Andrew Grant Houston talks with NPI about his 2021 candidacy for Mayor of Seattle

Excerpt: Read a transcript of the conversation between NPI's Ruairi Vaughan and mayoral candidate Andrew Grant Houston, one of fifteen candidates vying to become Seattle's next elected executive in the 2021 cycle.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
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Jessyn Farrell talks with NPI about her 2021 candidacy for Mayor of Seattle

Excerpt: Read a transcript of the conversation between NPI's Ruairi Vaughan and mayoral candidate Jessyn Farrell, one of fifteen candidates vying to become Seattle's next elected executive in the 2021 cycle.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
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Meet the 2021 Seattle mayoral candidates: Nonprofit leader Colleen Echohawk

Excerpt: Colleen Echohawk hasn't held elected office before, but that could be an advantage in an election cycle where voters may be looking for candidates with other kinds of experience.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
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Colleen Echohawk talks with NPI about her trailblazing candidacy for Mayor of Seattle

Excerpt: Read a transcript of the conversation between NPI's Ruairi Vaughan and mayoral candidate Colleen Echohawk, one of fifteen candidates vying to become Seattle's next elected executive in the 2021 cycle.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
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WA Filing Week 2021: Taking a closer look at Seattle’s four citywide contests

Excerpt: Seattle has four citywide elected positions up for grabs in 2021, including the mayoralty.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
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