UPDATED OCT. 30. The Magnolia Chamber of Commerce is collecting candidate forum information and helpful resources about the upcoming general election on November 7th. Ballots will be sent to registered voters on Oct. 17. Registered voters can visit the King County Elections website to learn more about the election.
As a quick reminder of the key races, Magnolia is represented by council members from Council Districts 6 & 7 following the redistricting process in 2022.
- Council 6 has two candidates vying for the council seat: Pete Hanning vs. Dan Strauss, the incumbent.
- Council 7 has two candidates vying for the council seat: Bob Kettle vs. Andrew Lewis, the incumbent.
Need help determining what council district you are in?
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Magnolia registered voters will vote for the Seattle School Board, District 2, following the redistricting mapping process of 2022. The candidates for District 2 are Christina Posten vs. Lisa Rivera Smith, the incumbent.
If you need to register to vote, you can register up to eight days before Nov. 7th. Learn more and register at King County Elections.
To date, candidate forums and additional candidate/election information from various sources are listed below. We will update this comprehensive list in the coming weeks and before election day, November 7th.
Stakes are high in Seattle’s big City Council election. Here’s where the candidates stand – Seattle Times
Seattle City Council District 6: Dan Strauss vs. Pete Hanning – Crosscut. (Thorough comparison between the candidates, backgrounds, policy positions, and election information.)
City Inside/Out: City Council District 7 Debate – video of debate between City Council District 7 candidates by the Seattle Channel
King County Elections Director position (Julie Wise, incumbent vs. Doug Baseler) – Crosscut.
Seattle Times Editorial Board General Election 2023 Endorsements
City of Seattle General Election Guide – Crosscut (Cascade Media)
Inspire Washington – Seattle City Council Cultural Candidate Forum (Districts 1,4,6,7)
October 4th, 7 pm – watch the Town Hall forum on Inspire Washington’s YouTube channel
Magnolia Community Council
Candidate Forum – Districts 6 & 7, King County Council District 4
October 19, 6 to 8 pm
Our Lady of Fatima Parish Church, 3307 W Dravus Street – Seattle, WA 98199
Seattle School Board – Magnolia, District 2
Candidate Information – a helpful, informative recap of Seattle School Board candidates by the Seattle Alliance for Education
League of Women’s Voters Seattle King County
Monday, October 16, 7–8:30 p.m
Seattle School Board
All eight Seattle School Board candidates have agreed to participate.
The event is via Zoom and will be live-streamed to our YouTube channel and recorded for later viewing.
To participate via Zoom, register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_uL2O2LGKS4eod2xdhgg0uA