Political Issues

6 things you may not know about how Seattleites elect our leaders

Before you head into the November general election scratching your head, here’s a crash course on how elections work in the Evergreen State.

/ October 18, 2017


Where you can hear from all your candidates before Election Day

Seattle’s Election Day is just three weeks away! Haven’t had a chance to hear directly from our candidates yet? You’re in luck.

/ October 16, 2017


Meet The Evergrey’s Leadership Lab

We’ve assembled a group of readers to ask Seattle candidates about their approaches to leadership and learning ahead of the November election.

/ October 12, 2017


Seattleites: Don’t vote for candidates’ policies. Vote for how they’d actually lead

What if we evaluated politicians based on how nimble and adaptable they are rather than their policy platforms?

/ October 3, 2017


Nikkita Oliver and other Seattle leaders offer their lists of 10 things all Seattleites should know

Here’s what a group of Seattleites thinks we need to know to be civically and culturally literate about our city.

/ September 28, 2017


Cary Moon and Jenny Durkan: 10 things all Seattleites should know

What do you need to know to know Seattle? Mayoral candidates Cary Moon and Jenny Durkan sent us their top ten lists.

/ September 27, 2017


11 things all Seattleites should know, according to Seattle data guru Gene Balk

What do you need to know to know Seattle? Gene Balk, FYI Guy at The Seattle Times, shares his list, which includes some key stats on growth, housing, gentrification, and Subarus.

/ September 26, 2017


Seattle is anything but stable. And maybe that’s not so bad

A wild wild week in Seattle has left us with a ton of uncertainty. Here are four ways we’re the opposite of “stable” these days, and why it could be a good thing.

/ September 15, 2017


Three Seattle mayors in a week? Here’s what you need to know about the shake-up at City Hall

Things have been hectic at Seattle City Hall since former mayor Ed Murray stepped down last week over sexual abuse allegations and City Council President Bruce Harrell stepped up. Here’s what you need to know.

/ September 13, 2017


What should every Seattleite know? Help us make a top ten list

A project focused on creating a list of things that every American should know inspired us to ask you this: What should every Seattleite know?

/ August 31, 2017