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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

August 6, 2013 at 8:42 PM

Seattle School Board leaders: Dale Estey, Peters in District 4; Blanford, Green in District 5

In this year’s closest race for Seattle School Board, Suzanne Dale Estey and Sue Peters were leading in Tuesday’s returns, setting up what likely will continue to be a spirited campaign between the two candidates. Dale Estey, a government-relations and public-affairs consultant, had nearly 48 percent of the votes counted Tuesday.  Peters, a freelance writer and education activist, was…

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0 Comments | More in Politics Northwest | Topics: Seattle Public Schools, Seattle School Board, Stephan Blanford

August 1, 2013 at 4:58 PM

Independent group enters school board campaign with negative ad

In the races for Seattle School board, an independent group that’s raised $32,750 has sent out a negative advertisement targeting candidate Sue Peters and promoting one of her two opponents, Suzanne Dale Estey. The group, which calls itself Great Seattle Schools, declared that Dale Estey is the “candidate for change” while Peters would offer “more of…

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0 Comments | More in Education | Topics: Christopher Larson, Matt Griffin, Seattle Public Schools