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February 18, 2015 at 9:15 AM

Sally Clark won’t run for Seattle City Council re-election

Update: Read the full story here. Seattle City Councilmember Sally Clark has decided to not seek re-election this year. On the council since 2006 and its former president, Clark has been registered to run for one of two remaining citywide seats as seven of the council’s positions move to election by geographic district in 2015. But…

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Comments | More in Local government, Seattle City Council | Topics: 2015 Seattle City Council elections, Seattle City Councilmember Nick Licata, Seattle City Councilmember Sally Clark

February 12, 2015 at 10:14 AM

It’s Wild West Seattle as 3 more City Council hopefuls announce

West Seattle is becoming the Wild West of Seattle politics. Three additional Seattle City Council hopefuls announced 1st District bids Wednesday, upping the total number of candidates in the race to seven. The new entrants are Brianna Thomas, Shannon Braddock and Lisa Herbold. The 1st District includes West Seattle’s, with all of its various neighborhoods, Delridge and…

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Comments | More in Local government, Seattle City Council | Topics: 2015 Seattle City Council elections, Brianna Thomas, Delridge

January 26, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Seattle City Councilmember Mike O’Brien will run for district seat

Seattle City Councilmember Mike O’Brien will seek the council’s 6th District seat in this year’s elections, he said Monday. O’Brien, in office since 2010, considered pursuing one of the council’s two citywide positions. But that would have likely meant campaigning against either Council President Tim Burgess or Councilmember Sally Clark. Councilmember Nick Licata made O’Brien’s decision easier…

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October 21, 2014 at 10:58 AM

Seattle mayor, councilmembers receive favorable ratings in new poll

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray is the city’s most popular elected official by a wide margin and two liberal members of the City Council aren’t doing too shabby either, according to a memo based on a new poll. When asked about the mayor, 70 percent of respondents said they had a favorable impression of Murray, who…

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September 19, 2014 at 3:10 PM

City Council member asks feds to block Seattle Housing Authority rent change

Seattle City Councilmember Nick Licata is asking the feds to stop the Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) from immediately implementing a new policy that would raise rents for thousands of poor households across the city. The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development should issue new emergency rules for public housing authorities, like SHA, that want to set rents…

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