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Who’s running for Seattle City Council in 2023 | #citycouncil

Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios The November election will bring big changes to the Seattle City Council, with at least four of the council’s nine members having already announced they won’t seek re-election. Why it matters: The exodus of incumbents means most of the seven council positions on the ballot will be open seats, upping the potential […]

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Alabama

Karen Bass, Juan Ciscomani among the history-makers of the 2022 midterm elections | #elections | #alabama

CNN  —  As midterm results continue to roll in days after Election Day, Democratic and Republican candidates have already been celebrating historic victories. Heading into Election Day, both parties were looking to diversify their ranks of elected officials, both in Congress and beyond, and they appear on track to do so. House Republicans will add […]

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City Council

City of Spokane Redistricting Board seeks input on proposed changes to City Council districts | News | #citycouncil

SPOKANE, Wash. – The City of Spokane Redistrict Board has released four proposed City Council district maps, and will seek public comment until Oct. 4. The board is responsible for adjusting current district boundaries based on the 2020 Census Data, and keep them them as even as possible population-wise. According to the city, it is […]

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City Council

Seattle City Council puts ranked-choice voting on the ballot | #citycouncil

Voters in Seattle will be asked to choose between two types of election reforms — approval voting vs. ranked choice voting — this November. Driving the news: The City Council advanced a proposal on Thursday that, if approved by voters, would adopt ranked-choice voting for future city primary elections. Under such a system, voters would […]

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