The deadline for the fall ballot is fast approaching! Still not sure about some races in the Nov. 7 general election? Here’s a rundown of our in-depth election programming, most of which is featured on our weekly public-affairs show City Inside/Out with host Brian Callanan.
Candidates for mayor, City Council, city attorney and school board visited our studio recently to debate the issues. Hear what they had to say. Plus, get quick insight on a range of city and county (sheriff, county executive, port commission and more) races via the Video Voters’ Guide, featuring two-minute statements from the candidates.
Ballots in the vote-by-mail general election must be postmarked by Tuesday, Nov. 7 or returned to a ballot drop box by 8 p.m. that day.
In the run-up to the election, a panel of political reporters weighs in.
Mayor of Seattle
Civic leader Cary Moon and former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan are facing off for mayor.
The race to become Seattle’s next legal chief is heating up with incumbent Pete Holmes facing former city public safety advisor Scott Lindsay.
City Council Position 8
Labor leader Teresa Mosqueda and housing activist Jon Grant are vying for an open at-large seat on the Seattle City Council.
City Council Position 9
Incumbent M. Lorena González is being challenged for her citywide seat by business owner and South Seattle community advocate Pat Murakami.
School Board District 4
Education activist Eden Mack and educator and former school principal Herb Camet Jr. are vying for an open seat on the Seattle School Board.
School Board District 5
Program manager and neighborhood activist Zachary Pullin DeWolf faces attorney and former high school teacher Omar Vasquez in a race to fill an open seat on the Seattle School Board.