Category Archives: election

Council members file their 2017 financial disclosures (most of them anyway)

By law, the eleven elected officials in Seattle must file an annual F-1 financial disclosure form as a public record with the city clerk by April 15th of each year.  As of this morning (April 24), seven of the nine have done so.

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An Interview with Council Member Tim Burgess

Last week Council member Tim Burgess announced that he would not run for re-election next year.  Yesterday I had a thoughtful, far-ranging interview with Burgess, touching on his reasons for making this his last term, reflections on the past year and the political climate in the city, his support for the Mayor, and his plans for 2017 and beyond.

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