Category Archives: Seattle politics

Seattle liberals choose pocketbook in rideshare debate


They force a public vote on rules to limit unregulated–and cheaper–car services Continue reading

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Election leaves dynamic Seattle in quiet mode


Status quo seems to be the message from voters Continue reading

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In Seattle, voting on an initiative about … initiatives


Measure easing access is being pushed by Tim Eyman, whose living comes from pushing initiatives Continue reading

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Elusive truths in Seattle-centered battle over GMO food labeling


Panicked food industry pours huge resources into opposition Continue reading

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In Seattle mayor’s race, candidates try to out-liberal each other


Incumbent Mike McGinn and challenger Ed Murray push progressive agendas Continue reading

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World headline writers gun for Seattle’s Starbucks


New no-guns-please policy becomes media fodder Continue reading

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Looming spotlight: Seattle suburb vote on $15 minimum wage


City of SeaTac measure may draw national attention Continue reading

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In Seattle, TV humor show might affect issue-less mayor’s race


“The 206″ has a real chance to define the two candidates and thus the outcome Continue reading

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Is Seattle really all that much against government snooping?


Amazon.com is trying to do a big deal with the CIA. Continue reading

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Brown bags, Bezos and ballyhoo: Another week in Seattle


City election for mayor likely to draw far-flung notice as November nears Continue reading

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