Election 2017

Important Takeaways from the General Election

How some of the races turned out and what happened.

11/09/2017 By Hayat Norimine

PubliCola Picks

PubliCola Picks Yes on Seattle Transportation Benefit District Proposition No.1

Rather than keeping Metro on life support, Prop. 1 can fix it.

11/03/2014 By PubliCola Picks


Vote to Make High Quality Preschool Available and Affordable

In a guest Op-ed, Ron Sims makes the case for Prop 1B

10/31/2014 By Ron Sims

Guest Op/Ed

Creating High Quality Preschool

Here's why the Seattle YMCA and Washington state Head Start support Prop. 1B.

10/09/2014 By Bob Gilbertson and Joel Ryan


Metro Head: Seattle-Only Bus Plan Would Stiff Suburbs

King County Metro director Desmond says while Metro will do whatever it can to reduce cuts, a proposed Seattle-only initiative would stiff the suburbs.

04/24/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Tip Credit vs. Tip Deduction

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring losses, compromises, and candidates.

04/24/2014 By Morning Fizz


PubliCalendar: Last Chance to Vote on Prop. 1

Today's picks for civic nerds

04/22/2014 By Ezra Parter

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Adversaries by Day

Caffeinated News & Gossip: Look who's supporting Prop. 1

04/22/2014 By Morning Fizz


PubliCalendar: Last Chance to Vote on Proposition 1

Today's picks for civic nerds.

04/21/2014 By Ezra Parter

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "Literally the 11th Hour."

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring Democrat vs. Democrat?, no comment, emergency transportation, and a minimum wage deal?

04/17/2014 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

Extra Fizz: Heavy Metro Cuts Looming, Signature Gatherers on $15 Measure Not Getting $15

Extra Fizz: Raising the minimum wage and cutting bus service.

04/15/2014 By Erica C. Barnett and Josh Feit


Anti-Prop 1 Group Linked to GOP Firm

GOP web designers behind anti-Metro measure web site.

03/25/2014 By Josh Feit

The C is for Crank

Both McGinn and His Critics Are Wrong About Why Prop. 1 Lost

McGinn and his critics are both wrong about why car-tab fees lost last night.

11/09/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


Campaign Fizz: The $60 Car-Tab Fee

Your one-stop shop for today's Prop. 1 news, gossip, and analysis. Image via SDOT.

11/01/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


Should Seattle Raise Car Tab Fees $60?

Should Seattle raise car tab fees $60 to pay for transportation projects? Proponents and opponents of Proposition 1 make the case for and against the November ballot measure.

10/25/2011 By Erica C. Barnett