Power Lines

The Election of a Mercer Island Democrat May Spell the End of the GOP on the Eastside

Are the Seattle suburbs now forever blue?

12/20/2016 By Josh Feit

Opinion

Vote for a Regional Upgrade. Vote for ST3.

ST3 isn't merely about connecting communities, it's about creating them.

11/04/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Poll: Inslee Tops 50 for First Time, Minimum Wage Edging Toward Magical 60 Percent

Latest Elway polling shows promising year for Democrats. Duh.

10/25/2016 By Josh Feit

Opinion

Stay Put, Young Hipster

Progressives shouldn't flock to the Midwest, nor should they bail on it.

10/24/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Good News for Walkinshaw in Seattle, Bad Signs for Republicans in Seattle Suburbs

Democrat Wellman in near tie with Republican incumbent Litzow.

08/05/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Jayapal, Walkinshaw Head into Primary with Big Media Endorsements

Jayapal nets Stranger endorsement, Walkinshaw picks up Seattle Times.

07/15/2016 By Josh Feit

2016 Election

Transforming the Democratic Party

Transgender rights and delegates take stage at this weekend's state Democratic Party convention.

06/17/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Sanders Delegates Plan to Take Over State Convention

Sanders delegates, Clinton superdelegates, and trans delegates.

06/09/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Staff Shake-Up in Mayor's Office, Murray's Chief Lobbyist Out

Murray's lobbying director out, plus Bernie or Hillary, Brady?

06/02/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

The Vote Breakdown, the Process Breakdown, and the Regulation Breakdown

Does the pro-Clinton vote foreshadow a surprise in the 7th Congressional District race?

06/01/2016 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

You Say McDermott, I Say McDermott: Pollsters Claim Joe McDermott's Winning Numbers Aren't Sign of Voter Confusion

According to his pollsters, Joe McDermott's lead increases when voters know he's not Jim McDermott.

05/04/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Transit, Density, Minority Voters, and Other Questions About Cities

Committee passes controversial arena legislation, Ballard wants faster light rail, Mayor doubles down on no density for single family zones, and much more from a busy news day.

04/20/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Inslee Fundraising Not Matching 2012

Inslee's campaign money, city's oversight committee, and North Seattle's deep walkability.

04/15/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Local 2016 Races Start to Heat Up Too

McDermott camp goes after Jayapal fundraising, Herbold stumps for Macri, and Jayapal goes after racist names.

04/01/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

King County Labor Council Endorses Jayapal

Democrats agree on everything (almost), Republicans agree with nothing (except tax breaks).

03/17/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

It Takes a City

The urbanist moment in Chicago.

03/14/2016 By Josh Feit