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November 7, 2013 at 12:19 PM

Suzanne Dale Estey concedes Seattle school board race to Sue Peters

Seattle school board candidate Suzanne Dale Estey has conceded to Sue Peters for one of two open seats. Dale Estey announced the concession late Wednesday night on her campaign’s Facebook page: It appears that the votes aren’t there to win this election, and I just called Sue Peters to congratulate her on a hard fought…

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0 Comments | More in 2014 elections, Politics Northwest | Topics: LaCrese Green, Stephan Blanford, Sue Peters

November 5, 2013 at 7:11 AM

Peters leading Dale Estey for Seattle school board seat

UPDATE: 9:19 p.m.: Suzanne Dale Estey and Sue Peters both said they expected the race to be close. Dale Estey isn’t giving up yet. “I am really hopeful that we’re going to pull this off,” said Dale Estey, who had about 48 percent of the vote in first day returns. “It was a tough campaign and Sue’s…

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0 Comments | More in 2014 elections | Topics: Betty Patu, LaCrese Green, Seattle Public Schools

November 1, 2013 at 5:08 PM

Independent group mails another negative ad in Seattle school board race

An independent group supporting Seattle school board candidate Suzanne Dale Estey has dropped another negative ad on Seattle voters just days ahead of Tuesday’s election. The latest direct mail piece from the committee, Great Seattle Schools,  is headlined: “Inside the Mind of Sue Peters: A Vast Conspiracy.”  The flip side of the full-page mailer is a…

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0 Comments | More in Education, Politics Northwest | Topics: Great Seattle Schools, Sue Peters, Suzanne Dale Estey