Election coverage from the KUOW newsroom.
Dan Strauss will seek re-election to Seattle City Council in 2023
Key takeaways from Mayor Harrell's upbeat 2023 State of the City address
In his second State of the City address as mayor, Bruce Harrell used the Space Needle as a metaphor to talk about his vision for the future, sounding optimistic and upbeat about the progress his administration has made and where Seattle is headed next.
Tanya Woo announces campaign for Seattle Council District 2
A new city council candidate is running in South Seattle — Tanya Woo, a community organizer and business owner in the Chinatown-International District.
Seattle CM Mosqueda aiming to leap over to King County Council
Seattle Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda will run for a seat on the King County Council this year. Mosqueda told KUOW that she hopes to bring the issues she has worked on at the city over the past six years to the larger county level.
Seattle's Socialist Councilmember Sawant plans exit from city hall
Seattle Councilmember Alex Pedersen will not run for reelection in 2023
Seattle Councilmember Debora Juarez will not run for reelection in 2023
It was a quick, passing comment at the Seattle City Council's Dec. 12 briefing, but it affirmed that Councilmember Debora Juarez will not seek a third term in 2023, making this her last year on the dais.
Seattle Councilmember Lisa Herbold will not run for reelection in 2023
Herbold has represented Seattle's District 1 since 2016. Now, she says her time on the dais will come to an end after 2023. Still, she wants to work to keep a progressive voice in the role.
Native representation to increase in Washington Legislature
Washington state is home to 29 federally recognized Native American Tribes, but only one Native person currently serves in the state Legislature. That will change next year. Three enrolled members of Native tribes are poised to win their elections this fall.
‘Yes’ vote for Seattle election reform now leading
Will Seattle adopt ranked choice voting? Latest ballot count shows the 'yes' vote in the lead
Marie Gluesenkamp Perez flips SW Washington congressional district for Democrats
The Portland auto shop owner has won the race with little-to-no national help, while the party aims to hold control of the U.S. House.
Kim Schrier wins third term in WA-08
The Associated Press called the race Thursday evening.