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Video Voters’ Guide is here to help you comb through the candidates & break down the ballot measures.

It might not be a BIG election year, but there are still some very important issues on the ballot, including how future elections might look. We’ve rounded up our election coverage on local and state candidates and issues. So sit back, watch the candidates speak for themselves, and start filling… [ Keep reading ]

Attention procrastinators! Use our handy election resource roundup to help with your ballot!

🗳️ Ready! Set! Vote! If your ballot is collecting dust, and you’re looking for election resources, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve rounded up our latest election coverage on local and statewide candidates and issues. We’ve also outlined helpful voting resources. So get a black or blue pen, watch,… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle/King County primary Video Voters’ Guide launches

Ballots for the Aug. 6 primary election are arriving in mailboxes this week, and with the launch of the 2019 primary election Video Voters’ Guide, voters can hear directly from the candidates seeking to represent them. In all, the guide features 76 short video statements from candidates for Seattle and… [ Keep reading ]

Law enforcement and Lt. Gov. at April Civic Cocktail

It’s public safety and politics at the April Civic Cocktail. The region’s top cops, Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best and King County Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht, along with Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib will join host Joni Balter, 6 p.m., Wednesday, April 3, at the Palace Ballroom, 2100 5th Ave. Doors open at 5:30… [ Keep reading ]

Gov. Inslee and state political party chairs at March Civic Cocktail

UPDATE: Tickets are sold out. As lawmakers reach the state legislative session’s midpoint, Civic Cocktail will focus on Washington politics. Gov. Jay Inslee and state political party chairs Caleb Heimlich (R) and Tina Podlodowski (D) will join host Joni Balter, 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 6, at the Palace Ballroom, 2100 5th Ave. Doors… [ Keep reading ]

Rick Steves and Council members at sold out Civic Cocktail, Feb. 6

From the rise and fall of fascism in Europe to the changing local political landscape, the February Civic Cocktail is sure to cover a lot of ground. Nationally known travel show host and guidebook author Rick Steves and three Seattle City Council veterans who have announced they won’t seek re-election will… [ Keep reading ]

Clickdown counts down greatest clicks of 2018

Here’s a quick look at 2018’s favorite clicks. From an icy polar bear plunge to a hot vantage spot for the Blue Angels, from Seattle’s oldest Chinese restaurant to its newest gun laws, from a secret subterranean space to a popular Seattle marching band – it’s all here in this special “greatest clicks” episode of Clickdown 21, featuring clips from… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Channel adds closed captioning to City Council meetings

Seattle Channel is pleased to announce the addition of real-time captioning to our live cable TV broadcasts of Seattle City Council meetings, including committee and special meetings. Closed-captioning officially launched today. Captioned Council meetings will also be archived for playback on the air, on our website and YouTube channel. “Captioning… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan & Chef Edouardo Jordan at Civic Cocktail, Nov. 28

From crafting progressive policies to perfecting pork cracklin, it’s been a big year for Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan and chef Edouardo Jordan. They join host Joni Balter for one-on-one interviews at the last Civic Cocktail of the year, 6 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 28. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. at Palace Ballroom, 2100 Fifth Ave…. [ Keep reading ]

Fall ballot measures focus of Civic Cocktail season kick off, Oct. 3

A new season of Civic Cocktail kicks off 6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 3 with an in-depth look at three key initiatives on the November statewide ballot. Host Joni Balter will lead panel discussions to debate a gun-regulation measure (I-1639), delve into an initiative prohibiting new local taxes on groceries and… [ Keep reading ]