ICYMI

Kathy Lambert Is Election Season’s First Loser

Even before votes are tallied, the fifth-term King County Council member has forfeited some of her power in ignominious fashion.

10/20/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Vote!

A Last-Minute Guide to the August 3 Primary Election

Everything you need to know, procrastinators.

07/30/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

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

Snap Judgment

Should Taxpayers Fund Sports Stadiums?

King County council approved $135 million in taxpayer funds for Safeco Field repairs in September. Does the move put the public first, or the Mariners?

10/16/2018 By Christina Ausley

King County

King County Council Approves $135 Million Funding for Safeco Field

"I think it’s going to feed into the cynicism of the public toward elected officials."

09/19/2018 By Hayat Norimine

News Roundup

Top Stories: Aid for Dreamers, Rent Control Debate, and Another Letter from the DOJ

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

01/27/2018 By Araz Hachadourian

This Washington

What to Watch in Local Politics This Year

Here's what will be big news in politics in 2018.

01/03/2018 By Hayat Norimine

News Roundup

Top Stories: Campout at City Hall, Sheriff's Allegations, GOP Tax Bill

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

11/03/2017 By Araz Hachadourian

King County

King County Council Will Likely Reject I-27

Voters in February could be given a two-part option on supervised consumption sites.

10/11/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Morning Fizz

Tim Eyman's Conspiracy Theories

Late pick by Republicans leads Eyman to accuse Democrats of delay tactics.

01/04/2017 By Josh Feit

Guest Opinion

County Council Transit Leader Balducci Wants Trail Oriented Development in 2017

Bring On 2017 Says King County Council member Claudia Balducci.

12/29/2016 By Claudia Balducci

Morning Fizz

Patty Murray Set to Challenge Trump on Russian Hack and Cabinet Nominees

Murray versus Trump, Sawant versus landlords, and the King County Council for...?

12/12/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Is the King County Council Relevant?

Questions about the King County Council, the Seattle Times, and landlords.

08/09/2016 By Josh Feit

Politics

Video of the Week: "A Black or Brown Paper" on Racial Justice?

Uncomfortable laughter at King County Council policy committee meeting.

01/22/2016 By Josh Feit

Opinion

Isn't it Weird That: Meet the New Republican-Dominated Majority Coalition Caucus Starring Democrat Rod Dembowski

THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED Something Weird We Noticed about the King County Council's Majority Coalition Caucus.

07/23/2014 By Josh Feit

Transportation

County Council Likely to Adopt Republican Metro Proposal

The King County Council appears poised to adopt a Republican-backed Metro cuts proposal. However, KC Executive Dow Constantine could veto the deal, and Democrats have offered an 11th-hour compromise.

06/06/2014 By Erica C. Barnett