Ballots for this year’s General Election will be mailed out this Wednesday, Oct. 16

Burien has important City Council and School Board positions on the ballot. Are you prepared? ACLU Burien People Power encourages you to learn about the candidates and VOTE in this year’s local elections:

Opportunities to learn:

There will be a School Board Candidate Forum this coming Wednesday, Oct. 16 at the Burien Library from 6-8 p.m. (more info here:

The B-Town Blog posted recordings of both of the City Council Forums which you can find here:

If you don’t have time to watch the entire coverage, may we suggest watching the candidates’ opening and closing statements? This will give you a sense of their values and priorities.

Not sure if you are registered to vote? You can check here:

Not registered? It’s not too late to register to vote! October 28this the deadline to register online and November 5this the deadline to register in person. Follow this link for more information about voter registration in King County please:

Don’t miss out on your opportunity to participate in democracy!

About ACLU Burien People Power
The ACLU Burien People Power team is part of the ACLU’s grassroots member-mobilization project. Through public speaking, trainings, letter writing, dialogue with public officials, and public engagement we affirm our American values of respect, equity, justice and solidarity. In our actions we support our community and the rights guaranteed to all in the laws and the Constitution of our nation.

For more information contact, or find us on Facebook @BurienPeoplePower.

– ACLU Burien People Power Co-Chairs, Sarah Moore and Nancy Kick

Since 2007, The B-Town Blog is Burien’s multiple award-winning hyperlocal news/events website dedicated to independent journalism.