Jolt

Tuesday Jolt: Two Council Members Fined by Ethics Commission

Two city council members get fined by the city's ethics commission for failing to report debts during their 2011 reelection campaigns.

01/03/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

News

Today's Election Results

Today's election results: Forch likely to concede Monday; Bellevue race still too close to call.

11/18/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

Jolt

Tuesday Jolt: Fact-Checking McKenna's Numbers

Today's winners & losers.

11/15/2011 By Afternoon Jolt

News

Today's Election Results

The latest election results from King County Elections.

11/14/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

Jolt

Friday Jolt: Election Week Version

This week's (election) winners & losers.

11/11/2011 By Afternoon Jolt

News

Election News from Elsewhere

A roundup of today's campaign news from outside the Seattle area. Image via CBS News.

11/09/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Eight Election Night Ironies

Post Election Edition. Ironies galore starring: Kemper Freeman, liquor privatization, Milton Friedman, Paul Krugman, Mike McGinn, Tim Burgess, supposed voter anger, Bellevue, bikes, cars, Democrats, and more.

11/09/2011 By Morning Fizz

Events

Ghostride the Vote

The Washington Bus throws a ballot party at Moe Bar.

10/27/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

News

The Latest Election Results

The latest election results, as of 4:00 this afternoon.

08/17/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

News

Campaign Fizz: The County, Potholes, and the Tunnel

The day's local campaign news.

08/15/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

News

Tunnel Campaign Fizz: A Day of Good News for the Anti-Tunnel Camp

The day's tunnel campaign roundup. Photo via Hugeasscity.

08/02/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

News

Campaign Fizz: City Council Member Sally Clark

Sally Clark talks about police chief John Diaz, Mayor Mike McGinn, her record on the council, and speculation that she plans to run for mayor. Photo by WSDOT on Flickr.

07/07/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

News

Cage-Free Initiative Won't Turn In Signatures

Animal advocates drop plans to file an initiative barring confinement of egg-laying hens.

07/07/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

News

Commission Overturns Rules Barring Candidates From Talking About Opponents in Voters' Guide

The Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission votes to overturn longstanding rules barring candidates from talking about their opponents in their voters' guide statements.

07/06/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

News

Campaign Fizz: Today's Fundraising Numbers

Today's campaign roundup.

07/06/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

ThinkTank

Are Body Cameras the Solution for Police Accountability?

In the debate over police accountability in Seattle, one controversial proposal is mounting body cameras on every police officer to document their every move during confrontations. City council member Bruce Harrell has proposed requiring head-mounted bod

06/29/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

As Has Been Widely Predicted

Morning Fizz: Inslee for governor, Inslee against gays?, Bobby Forch on police accountability, and allowing more density.

06/24/2011 By Morning Fizz

On Other Blogs

Seattle Times: Council Candidates Have Mediocre Voting Records

Seattle Times: How the city council candidates' voting records stack up.

06/21/2011 By Erica C. Barnett