Explainer

The Fine Print on Jenny Durkan's Free Community College Plan

Mayoral candidate Jenny Durkan wants to offer free community college tuition for Seattle public high school students. What does the Seattle Promise plan mean—and what would it cost?

10/20/2017 By Darren Davis

Growing Pains

With Seattle’s Housing Crisis, Could Inaction Be the Best Action?

We’ve tried nearly everything else. But what about trying zilch?

10/18/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Attorney's Race 2017

What to Know About the City Attorney's Race

Four major issues that will continue to play out in the months to come.

08/29/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Election 2017

45th District Independent Is Voting for Dhingra

Parker Harris received 7 percent of the votes in the August primary for the race to be the next 45th District state senator.

08/28/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

Moon's Lead Over Oliver Narrows in Mayor's Race

Nikkita Oliver is just 1.3 percentage points away, but the path to victory remains slim.

08/04/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

Moon Keeps Her Solid Second-Place Lead Over Oliver

Nearly 143,000 Seattle ballots have been counted with about 30,000 more to count tomorrow.

08/03/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Election 2017

What You Need to Know About Primary Election Night

The biggest developments and what to expect in the next few days.

08/02/2017 By Hayat Norimine

News Roundup

Week in Review: Elections, MHA, and Trump's Antitrans Tweets

A wrap-up of last week's news in politics.

07/31/2017 By Liz Weber

City Council Position 8 Race

Candidate Profile: Sara Nelson

"The bottom line is that I am a policy wonk, and I miss public service."

07/29/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Council Position 8 Race

Candidate Profile: Sheley Secrest

“A lot of communities feel that they’ve been left out.”

07/27/2017 By Kendall Candioglos

Election 2017

Still Having Trouble Deciding on Votes? Find All Candidate Profiles Here

Ballots for the primary election are due Tuesday. It's not too late to vote.

07/27/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

KING 5 Poll: McGinn, Durkan Are Frontrunners for Seattle Mayor

Another poll puts Hasegawa in the top two. But a large chunk of voters are still undecided.

06/21/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

Council Members Divided on Endorsements for Mayor

Mike O'Brien contributed $250 to both Nikkita Oliver and Cary Moon, their campaigns said.

06/05/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

Jessyn Farrell Resigns as State Legislator, Will Focus on Mayor's Race

Vacating her seat allows her to raise money for her campaign.

06/01/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

21 Candidates Running for Mayor? Better Vote This Year

A small percentage difference can make or break a campaign.

05/22/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Tax Me If You Can

Will Seattle Be the State’s First Income Tax Experiment?

Seattle loves paying taxes. But the one we may love the most flies in the face of state law.

05/15/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

10 of the Best Tweets After a Flood of Mayoral Candidates

State representative Jessyn Farrell makes 14.

05/12/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Murray Allegations

A Photo Leads to Another Accusation of Misconduct Against Murray Accuser's Attorneys

Attorney Lincoln Beauregard said the intent of the photo was to authenticate the handwritten declaration.

05/04/2017 By Hayat Norimine

News Roundup

The GOP Health Care Plan, Deadline to Declare, and a Lawyer's Comments on Murray Case

Washington state's Republicans are divided on the GOP health care plan.

05/04/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

Bill Bryant Knows What He Would Do as Mayor, but Says He Won't Run

"It's not so much a platform as what people come up and talk to me about every day," Bryant said Friday morning.

04/28/2017 By Hayat Norimine