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The temperament and character of Mr. Trump are on full display; it’s not pretty or comforting. In fact, it’s downright scary.

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Letter to Ethics and Elections Commission Requesting Ethics Code Fix

Below is a press statement from earlier today regarding a request to the Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission re: closing a loophole Councilmember Licata Calls for Fix to Ethics Code in Response to Developer Shakedown SEATTLE – Councilmember Nick Licata delivered a letter to the Seattle Ethics & Elections Commission (SEEC) today, asking that the […]

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Seeking Ethics and Elections Commission Applicants

The City Council is seeking candidates to fill a vacancy on the Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission (SEEC). The deadline to apply is this coming Tuesday, June 30. The SEEC ensures an honest electoral process and an ethic of principled…

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Thank You Voters for Choosing the Seattle Preschool Program

The following article was sent out in my City View Newsletter, which you can sign up to receive here. Seattle voters had a clear choice on how to benefit the future generations of Seattle. I am very happy they selected…

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Still Time to Vote!

It’s Election Day and you still have time to drop your ballots into the mail or a ballot drop box. Here is a list of the locations in Seattle where you can drop off your ballot until 8 p.m. today:…

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Public Campaign Finance Statement

Consistent with my earlier blog post on this topic, I shared the following statement at the Full Council meeting this afternoon explaining my vote to not move forward a public campaign finance system this year: We face a tough choice…

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Public Campaign Finance: Right Idea, Wrong Time

There has been news coverage recently about how as City Council President I won’t introduce legislation that would send a measure to establish public financing of political campaigns back again to the voters in November.* The Stranger has a story…

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Seeking Candidates for Ethics and Elections Commission

The City Council is seeking candidates to fill a vacancy on the Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission (SEEC) for a term lasting until December 31, 2016. The SEEC is an independent committee comprised of seven volunteers. The Mayor and the…

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