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

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

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

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


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


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


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


County Council Split on Metro Cuts

The King County Council splits along surprising lines on how, and how much, to cut Metro transit service.

06/03/2014 By Erica C. Barnett


Metro Measure is About Something Bigger Than Saving Bus Service

A unanimous bipartisan vote reflects King County solidarity.

02/25/2014 By Josh Feit

King County

State Rep. Upthegrove Likely to Run for Retiring KC Council Member Patterson's Seat

As King County Council member Julia Patterson announces she won't seek reelection, state Rep. Dave Upthegrove looks like a likely contender for her seat.

04/26/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Afternoon Jolt

Monday Jolt: The County Council and the Arena

The day's winners and losers.

02/11/2013 By Afternoon Jolt

Election 2013

As Redistricting Commissioner, King County Council Hopeful Dembowski Argued for Boundaries Placing His House in District

As a member of the King County redistricting committee, potential Bob Ferguson successor Rod Dembowski argued for changes that placed his house in Ferguson's former district.

01/23/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Session Obsession

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring Rodney Tom's credibility, Dow Constantine's pick, Bruce Harrell's announcement, and lots more.

01/14/2013 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: The Rules Were Amended

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: map overlays, conspiracy theories, and rule changes.

12/19/2012 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: After You Call the Governor-Elect's Office...

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: election maps; political appointees; and holiday parties.

12/03/2012 By Morning Fizz