The Cascadia Advocate
The people have spoken, and they want even-year elections for local government positions

This year, one of NPI’s top advocacy priorities was to give the people of King County an opportunity to strengthen our democracy by moving elections for twelve key county positions from odd years to even years, when turnout is much higher and more diverse. Working with Council Chair Claudia Balducci and Councilmember Girmay Zahilay, we developed a charter amendment to implement a switch to even year elections that the Council voted 7–2 to refer to voters. … Read More