Joni Balter is a multimedia journalist and lecturer at Seattle University and the University of Washington.
Something’s not right about a situation where out-of-state unions can influence local elections, but Seattle-based Amazon can't.
Both Lorena González and Bruce Harrell come with City Hall baggage.
Grumpy, agitated, or embarrassed voters do not favor the status quo. They vote for change.
The authors of the homelessness initiative have pulled a page from the Tim Eyman playbook, using a hot-button issue that could drive turnout and force candidates to take a stand.
Sen. Patty Murray, left, and her Republican challenger Chris Vance.
Bill Bryant, left, and Jay Inslee at a September debate.