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December 2, 2013 at 3:40 PM

Huge win for Seattle council districts; narrow loss for public financing

Click for larger map Click for larger map Two Seattle ballot measures seeking to shake up City Council elections fared quite differently at the polls. The proposal to elect most councilmembers by geographic districts — Charter Amendment 19 — won big throughout the city. An analysis of precinct vote returns by The Seattle Times’ Justin Mayo…


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