Election Section

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]

South King County Candidate Forum will be Friday in Kent

South King County Candidate Forum will be Friday in Kent

Come meet your candidates, hear their stances on issues and voice yours too at APACEvotes’ FIRST EVER South King County Candidate Forum, being held TONIGHT – Friday, Oct. 26, from 5:30 – 8 p.m.! This... [Read more]

Sponsored PostLois Schipper: ‘Why I am Voting for Joe Nguyen’

Lois Schipper: ‘Why I am Voting for Joe Nguyen’

The following is a Sponsored post from Joe Nguyen for State Senate:Why I am Voting for Joe Nguyen By Lois Schipper Earlier this year, I decided to run for the State Senate because I wanted to make sure... [Read more]

Sponsored PostBurien Mayor Jimmy Matta endorses Shannon Braddock for State Senate

Burien Mayor Jimmy Matta endorses Shannon Braddock for State Senate

The following is a Sponsored post from Advertiser Shannon Braddock for State Senate:As a Latino, carpenter, and community activist, I’ve always valued those who focus on the hard work of leading by... [Read more]

Sponsored PostRe-elect Sen. Karen Keiser on Tuesday, Nov. 6

Re-elect Sen. Karen Keiser on Tuesday, Nov. 6

From Advertiser Re-elect Sen. Karen Keiser:I love the job of being your state Senator in Olympia. As Confucius observed: Do the job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.What... [Read more]

REMINDER: Deadline to register to vote in Nov. 6 election is Monday, Oct. 8!

REMINDER: Deadline to register to vote in Nov. 6 election is Monday, Oct. 8!

REMINDER: The deadline to register online to vote in the Nov. 6 General Election is Monday, Oct. 8, 2018! In-person voter registrations for new voters will be accepted up to 8-days prior to Election Day,... [Read more]

ACLU Burien People Power Candidate Forum will be Oct. 16 at Merrill Gardens

ACLU Burien People Power Candidate Forum will be Oct. 16 at Merrill Gardens

The ACLU Burien People Power Candidate Forum will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at Merrill Gardens. “We have invited all candidates for the 33rd and 34th Legislative District State House and Senate... [Read more]

VIDEO: 33rd District Candidates Gregerson, Lamb face off at Forum Wed.

VIDEO: 33rd District Candidates Gregerson, Lamb face off at Forum Wed.

From our sister site I Love Kent: A Candidate Forum for the 33rd District was held at the Kent Chamber of Commerce’s October Membership Luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 3. Rep. Mia Gregerson faced off... [Read more]

REMINDER: Seattle Southside Chamber’s Government Affairs Reception is Wed.

REMINDER: Seattle Southside Chamber’s Government Affairs Reception is Wed.

REMINDER: The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce will be holding a Government Affairs Reception this Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 5 – 8 p.m. at the Hotel Interurban in Tukwila. The Chamber has invited... [Read more]