Ballot Busters

A Very Serious List of Candidates for Seattle Mayor

City Hall chair swapping? Boring. Let's have some fun in 2021.

12/08/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

2020 Election

Did Trump Lose or Gain Support in Washington?

Scouring the state’s election results now that they're officially official.

12/03/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

2020 Election

Bummed about Biden? Celebrate These Local Progressive Wins

The president-elect's record shouldn't overshadow down-ballot triumphs for Puget Sound region progressives.

11/10/2020 By Christy Carley

2020 Relief

Biden’s Victory Brought Joyful Noise Back to Seattle

Saturday's political revelry should revive an early pandemic ritual.

11/09/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

2020 Election

Mad at the Polls? A Local Pollster Explains What Might’ve Happened

Some criticism is justified. Some is not.

11/06/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

2020 Election

These Washington Races Wrapped Up Early

Even as the national presidential outcome hangs in the balance, our state's initial results put a bow on some local campaigns.

11/04/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

2020 Election

How Long Will It Take Washington to Count the Votes?

Plus answers to a few basic questions that may come up in your living room or group chat.

11/03/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Fight or Flight

Washington Googles Moving to Canada More Than Any Other State

Republican presidential wins cause huge interest in immigration. Do we actually go?

11/02/2020 By Stefan Milne

2020 Election

How Seattleites Can Support the Final Push for Record Voter Turnout

You don't even have to put down your phone.

10/30/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

2020 Election

Your Last-Minute Anxieties about Voting in King County, Addressed

How to register to vote if you still haven’t, and what to do if your ballot hasn’t arrived.

10/20/2020 By Christy Carley

Squares Squared

2020 Washington Gubernatorial Debate Bingo

Inslee and Culp face off from different studios. Here's a game to help you follow along.

10/07/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Explainer

A Seattle Voter's Guide to the November 2019 General Election

Before you drop your vote in the mail by November 5, here's a quick look at your ballot.

10/22/2019 By Rosin Saez

Explainer

The Seattle Public Library Has a Long, Illustrious History

(Practically) everything you’ve ever wanted to know about our bookish institution—including the levy on your ballot.

07/23/2019 By Jaime Archer

2019 Election

Lisa Herbold Is Running for Re-Election

The City Hall veteran says she's not done yet.

01/30/2019 By Hayat Norimine

Voter's Guide

What to Know About Seattle's Education Levies

Look out for your February special election ballot. Then vote.

01/30/2019 By Hayat Norimine

2019 Election

Former Police Chief Is Running for Seattle City Council

Jim Pugel built a reputation as an early supporter of police reform.

01/29/2019 By Hayat Norimine

2020 Election

Democratic Party Cries Foul over Howard Schultz's Potential 2020 Run

The former Starbucks chairman told CBS he would run as an independent.

01/28/2019 By Hayat Norimine

Election 2019

Who Is Running for Seattle City Council?

Catch up on the latest campaigns for the 2019 election.

12/03/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Q&A

Rob Johnson on His One-Term Seattle City Council Legacy

"I fundamentally believe that the challenges we face as a growing city have a lot to do with restrictive land-use policies."

11/09/2018 By Hayat Norimine