Morning Fizz

Braddock Congratulates Herbold, Jim McDermott Welcomes Challenger, and Sound Transit Ridership Increases

Herbold maintains lead after recount in West Seattle race.

12/04/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Trailing by Just 6 Votes, Herbold Poised to Pull Ahead in West Seattle Council Race

Herbold trending to win, gets 54 percent of latest batch; Morales stalling, gets 47.6 percent of latest count.

11/10/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Races Remain Tight: Herbold Down by Just 95 Votes in West Seattle, Morales Down by 401 Votes in Southeast Seattle

With a "blend" of new ballots and earlier ones, latest count slightly reverses comeback trend in tight races.

11/09/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

#AllMalePanel Campaign Protests Sexism in Local Politics Coverage

Feminist meme challenges old boys' club and late ballots challenge status quo.

11/09/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Major Upset Brewing in Southeast Seattle as Morales Pushes Incumbent Harrell to Brink in City Council Race

Challenger Tammy Morales takes 56 percent of latest vote count; Herbold gains in West Seattle.

11/06/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

More Election Stats and News

Urbanists really win, Herbold still in the running, and SDOT transit division director out.

11/05/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Seattle Voters Give Green Light to Transportation Levy

A game changing night in Seattle as cranky voters fail to materialize.

11/04/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Heading into Election Night, Voters Are "in a Mood"

Homeless spending and contradictory messages in store tonight?

11/03/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Soul Train

Capitol Hill is still hopping, voter turnout is slacking, McGinn holds Sawant fundraiser, and candidates call for divestment.

11/02/2015 By Josh Feit

City Hall

PubliCola's 2015 Seattle City Council Candidate Endorsements

Our picks for the November 3 city council election.

10/30/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Triad CEO Says Mayor Doesn't Get It

Last minute campaign calls, funding, and complaints.

10/30/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

North Seattle Property Owner Bankrolls Campaign to Defeat Transportation Levy

The latest fundraising numbers in this year's local elections are in.

10/28/2015 By Josh Feit

City Hall

This Year's District Elections Are Not About Districts, They're About...

Never mind the chimeric district revolution, Sawant's revolution is on the line.

10/26/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Polling Shows Strong Support for Transportation Levy

Polling from early September looks good for transportation levy, contributing looks limp for districts, and things look stressed for Bertha.

10/23/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Is District Money Supporting District Elections?

Most of this year's candidates are not relying on district donors.

10/22/2015 By Josh Feit

City Hall

Juarez May Get Murray Endorsement Just Yet

Miscommunication led to honest mistake from Juarez.

10/22/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Misstatement From Murray Staffer Leads Juarez to Incorrectly Claim Mayor's Endorsement

Fake endorsements, unprecedented alliance, and telling contributions.

10/22/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Independent Expenditure Groups Agree to Keep Campaigns Positive in Braddock, Herbold Showdown

Business and union political committees agree to avoid attack ads in West Seattle race.

10/19/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Last-Minute Funding, Doorbelling, Endorsing, and Framing

A new independent expenditure group and plenty of new contributions in the runup to the November 3 election.

10/19/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

City Council Candidate Jon Grant Says Developer Was Trying to "Blackmail" Him

In potential October surprise, apparent and clumsy political quid pro quo plays right into antiestablishment candidate Grant's hands.

10/13/2015 By Josh Feit