Top Politics

August primary surprise: Jean Godden behind

August primary surprise: Jean Godden behind

In the early results of the August primary to determine which two candidates advance to the November election, long-time Seattle City Council member Jean Godden is in third place.  See her election-night reaction, plus comments from the top two finishers in the new district 4, Rob Johnson and Michael Maddux. In the first returns, Godden was 148 votes behind Maddux: Rob [...]

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Top Local

Superintendent to lawmakers:  Don’t forget levy reform

Superintendent to lawmakers: Don’t forget levy reform

Calling it a civil rights issue, Washington Public Schools Superintendent Randy Dorn urges lawmakers to make changes so that school districts aren’t as reliant on local levies.  In this raw video, Dorn explains why levy reform is just as important as new education funding, for the legislature to comply with the State Supreme Court McCleary ruling.

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This Week Webcast

Seattle City Council: The race is on

Seattle City Council: The race is on

From dozens of candidates, the August primary narrowed the field for Seattle City Council.  Now, Crosscut’s Knute Berger and David Kroman give their take on the primary results (including the surprising defeat of incumbent Jean Godden), and the match-ups for November.

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