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November 16, 2013 at 8:29 PM

SeaTac minimum-wage measure leads by 46 votes

By The Associated Press A ballot measure that seeks to establish a $15-an-hour minimum wage for many workers in SeaTac is leading by 46 votes. After Saturday’s ballot drop, Proposition 1 was passing with 2,936 “yes” votes compared to 2,890 “no” votes. On election night, it was leading by a 261-vote margin — a decent gap in a…

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November 8, 2013 at 5:26 PM

SeaTac minimum-wage proposal now leads by only 55 votes

The lead continued to narrow Friday for a ballot measure that would create a $15-an-hour minimum wage for airport-related workers in SeaTac. Vote counts released by King County Elections show the measure leading by only 55 votes. It led by 141 votes after Thursday’s counts. More results will be announced at about 8:30 p.m. today. SeaTac Proposition 1…

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November 5, 2013 at 7:16 AM

SeaTac minimum-wage measure takes narrow early lead

UPDATE, 8:15 p.m.: A SeaTac ballot measure to create a $15-an-hour minimum wage for airport-related workers  took a narrow lead in initial results Tuesday. With 3,283 votes counted, SeaTac Proposition 1 led 54 percent to 46 percent — a difference of only 261 votes in a city with 12,100 registered voters. At a campaign event…

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October 16, 2013 at 11:52 AM

Muni League for public financing, against district elections

The good-government Municipal League today weighed in on two Seattle ballot measures that have largely gone under the radar. The League’s Foundation Board voted to support a public financing measure for City Council races, Proposition 1, while it opposed a measure to elect seven City Council members by geographic district and two at-large. Interestingly,…

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