Election Section

Meet the candidates vying for Burien City Council, Position #6

Meet the candidates vying for Burien City Council, Position #6

Meet the three candidates vying for Burien City Council, Position #6, all on the ballot for the upcoming Aug. 6 primary election. Ballots were mailed out on Wednesday, July 17, and the deadline to vote... [Read more]

Meet the candidates vying for Burien City Council, Position #4:

Meet the candidates vying for Burien City Council, Position #4:

Meet the four candidates vying for Burien City Council, Position #4, all on the ballot for the upcoming Aug. 6 primary election. Ballots were mailed out on Wednesday, July 17, and the deadline to vote... [Read more]

Burien Youth Council holding Candidate Forum on Monday, July 29

Burien Youth Council holding Candidate Forum on Monday, July 29

The Burien Youth Council will be hosting a Candidate Forum on Monday, July 29, where they will ask questions of City Council candidates that will focus on youth issues. “Burien Youth Council focuses... [Read more]

Forum for Port of Seattle Commission candidates will be Thurs., Sept. 19

Forum for Port of Seattle Commission candidates will be Thurs., Sept. 19

The League of Quiet Skies Voters will sponsor a Candidate Forum for Port of Seattle Commission general-election candidates on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, at the Burien Community Center, from 6 – 8 p.m. The... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘All Politics Are Local’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘All Politics Are Local’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] All Politics Are Local In this year’s... [Read more]

Highline Schools Board hears proposal for next Bond, targeted at $418 million

Highline Schools Board hears proposal for next Bond, targeted at $418 million

The Highline Public Schools Board recently heard a proposal for the next School Bond, targeted at just over $418 million, and possibly placed on the 2020 election ballot. Funds from a new bond would support... [Read more]

Debi Wagner announces her candidacy for Burien City Council, Position #6

Debi Wagner announces her candidacy for Burien City Council, Position #6

EDITOR’S NOTE: Since our creation in 2007, The B-Town Blog has allowed residents running for local office one free post for when they announce their candidacy: Burien resident Debi Wagner wants to... [Read more]

Here’s the list of candidates who have filed to run for Burien City Council

Here’s the list of candidates who have filed to run for Burien City Council

The deadline to file for running for office in the August 6, 2019 primary election has passed, and here is the most recent list of candidates who have filed for office. The top two vote-getters for each... [Read more]

Omaha Sternberg announces her candidacy for Burien City Council

Omaha Sternberg announces her candidacy for Burien City Council

EDITOR’S NOTE: Since our creation in 2007, The B-Town Blog has allowed residents running for local office one free post for when they announce their candidacy: Burien resident Omaha Sternberg announced... [Read more]

Local Dems holding ‘Solid Blue Disco Dinner’ on Saturday, May 18

Local Dems holding ‘Solid Blue Disco Dinner’ on Saturday, May 18

Local Democrats will be holding a ‘Solid Blue Disco Dinner’ on Saturday May 18, 2019: Come celebrate our Solid Blue wins in 2018 at our Annual Spaghetti Dinner This event is a fundraiser for... [Read more]

Robert L. Richmond III announces candidacy for Burien City Council, Pos. #6

Robert L. Richmond III announces candidacy for Burien City Council, Pos. #6

EDITOR’S NOTE: Since our creation in 2007, The B-Town Blog allows residents running for local office one free post for when they announce their candidacy: Burien resident Robert L. Richmond III announced... [Read more]

Community leader Sofia Aragon running for Burien City Council

Community leader Sofia Aragon running for Burien City Council

EDITOR’S NOTE: Since our creation in 2007, The B-Town Blog allows residents running for local office one free post for when they announce their candidacy: Community leader Sofia Aragon announced... [Read more]

Kevin Schilling announces candidacy for Burien City Council, Pos. #4

Kevin Schilling announces candidacy for Burien City Council, Pos. #4

EDITOR’S NOTE: Since our creation in 2007, The B-Town Blog allows residents running for local office one free post for when they announce their candidacy: Life-long Burien resident Kevin Schilling... [Read more]

Community organizer, Arts Board member Cydney Moore running for City Council

Community organizer, Arts Board member Cydney Moore running for City Council

EDITOR’S NOTE: Since our creation in 2007, The B-Town Blog allows residents running for local office one free post for when they announce their candidacy: Community organizer and Burien Arts Board... [Read more]

Local boy (and Governor) Jay Inslee announces that he’s running for President

Local boy (and Governor) Jay Inslee announces that he’s running for President

Then-gubernatorial candidate Jay Inslee talks with then-Mayor Joan McGilton at Burien City Hall in 2011 before a walking tour through the city. Photo by Scott Schaefer. On Friday, Mar. 1, 2019, Gov. Jay... [Read more]

Citizen activists launch airport-related ‘League of Quiet Skies Voters’ group

Citizen activists launch airport-related ‘League of Quiet Skies Voters’ group

Citizen groups and activists from communities neighboring Sea-Tac Airport, including Quiet Skies Puget Sound, Burien’s Quiet Skies Coalition, the Federal Way Air Noise Alliance, and The Briefing Project,... [Read more]

Merrill Gardens hosting ‘An Evening with Deputy Mayor Austin Bell’ on Feb. 12

Merrill Gardens hosting ‘An Evening with Deputy Mayor Austin Bell’ on Feb. 12

ACLU Burien People Power and Merrill Gardens Senior Living will be hosting Burien’s Deputy Mayor Austin Bell on Tuesday, Feb. 12, to discuss his thoughts and priorities – and how citizens can make... [Read more]

Burien’s ballot box ranked #8 in number of returns in all of King County

Burien’s ballot box ranked #8 in number of returns in all of King County

King County Elections is reporting that the Nov. 6 General Election resulted in about 390,000 ballots being returned through drop boxes during the 2018 General Election, with Burien’s coming as... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS: Nguyen, Jayapal, Cantwell all winning easily

ELECTION RESULTS: Nguyen, Jayapal, Cantwell all winning easily

The first round of results for Tuesday’s General Election are in, and here are the early returns: CANDIDATES Legislative District 34 State Senator: Joe Nguyen (Prefers Democratic Party): 27,440... [Read more]