In June, Seattle Neighborhood Greenways, the Move All Seattle Sustainably (MASS) Coalition, and allies hosted two candidate forums focusing on transportation, equity, and the environment, both moderated by Erica C. Barnett. See the recordings and transcripts below to learn more about candidates positions on key issues, and remember to vote! The primary election is August 3, 2021, so look out for ballots in the mail by mid July.
The first forum educated voters about candidates for Mayor of Seattle Jessyn Farrell, Lorena González, Bruce Harrell, Andrew Grant Houston and Lance Randall. Colleen Echohawk and Casey Sixkiller were unable to attend. Check out the recording here, or read the event transcript or event coverage from The Urbanist.
In the second forum, we heard from candidates for Seattle City Council Position 9 Nikkita Oliver, Brianna Thomas, and Sara Nelson. Check out the recording here, or read the event transcript. * * * Thank you to all the co-sponsoring organizations: the MASS Coalition, 350 Seattle Action, Cascade Bicycle Club, Disability Rights Washington, Seattle Neighborhood Greenways, Seattle Subway, Sunrise Seattle, Transportation Choices Coalition, Transit Riders Union, and the Urbanist. Remember to register to vote online by July 26, or in person by election day, August 3. Check the mail for your ballots starting in mid-July for the primary election, and deposit your ballot in the mail (no postage required) or in an official drop box by 8 pm on August 3, 2021.