A Socialist candidate and Occupy Seattle activist who had more than a quarter of the vote in her race against state House Speaker Frank Chopp has set her sights on next year’s city elections. Kshama Sawant says she is recruiting a slate of Socialist candidates to run for Seattle City Council and mayor next year. Though…More
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Kshama Sawant, a socialist candidate running for the state House of Representatives, won a suit in the King County Superior Court to state her party preference — the Socialist Alternative Party — on the ballot in November. The state Secretary of State’s Office had previously stated that Washington’s election rules prevented Sawant from identifying with her…More
A socialist candidate running for the Washington State House of Representatives has sued Secretary of State Sam Reed and the King County Elections office to get her party preference — the Socialist Alternative Party — on the ballot in November. The suit comes in the midst of an odd situation. The candidate, Kshama Sawant, had filed…More