Trump-endorsed RAISE Act would hurt economy — and immigrant families

Seattle immigration attorney Tahmina Watson analyzes the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy Act (RAISE Act).
Aug 7, 2017

New ballot drop boxes open in Tukwila, Rainier Beach, North Seattle

A round of 11 King County new ballot boxes in diverse neighborhoods will add to the total 86 slated to open before the 2019 Primary Election.
Jul 27, 2017

Changing Eastside demographics — and big money — affect state senate race

The 45th District will determine which party controls the State Senate — and the candidates reflect the Eastside's shifting demographics and politics.
Jul 26, 2017

The Seattle Globalist asks the Mayoral Candidates

For the 2017 primary, we asked Seattle's Mayoral Candidates to answer six questions on topics of interest to Seattle Globalist readers.
Jul 12, 2017
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The Seattle Globalist asks the Seattle Mayoral Candidates: Jessyn Farrell

Mayoral candidate Jessyn Farrell answers our questions regarding issues impacting immigrant communities and communities of color in Seattle.

The Seattle Globalist asks the Seattle Mayoral Candidates: Harley Lever

Mayoral candidate Harley Lever answers our questions regarding issues impacting immigrant communities and communities of color in Seattle.

The Seattle Globalist asks the Seattle Mayoral Candidates: Tiniell Cato

Mayoral candidate Tiniell Cato answers our questions regarding issues impacting immigrant communities and communities of color in Seattle.

The Seattle Globalist asks the Seattle Mayoral Candidates: James Norton

Mayoral candidate James Norton answers our questions regarding issues impacting immigrant communities and communities of color in Seattle.

The Seattle Globalist asks the Seattle Mayoral Candidates: Nikkita Oliver

Mayoral candidate Nikkita Oliver answers our questions regarding issues impacting immigrant communities and communities of color in Seattle.

The Seattle Globalist asks the Seattle Mayoral Candidates: Jenny Durkan

Mayoral candidate Jenny Durkan answers our questions regarding issues impacting immigrant communities and communities of color in Seattle.
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The Seattle Globalist asks the Seattle Mayoral Candidates: Cary Moon

Mayoral candidate Cary Moon answers our questions regarding issues impacting immigrant communities and communities of color in Seattle.
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The Seattle Globalist asks the Seattle Mayoral Candidates: Casey Carlisle

Mayoral candidate Casey Carlisle answers our questions regarding issues impacting immigrant communities and communities of color in Seattle.
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The Seattle Globalist asks the Seattle Mayoral Candidates: Mike McGinn

Mayoral candidate Mike McGinn answers our questions regarding issues impacting immigrant communities and communities of color in Seattle.

The Seattle Globalist asks the Seattle Mayoral Candidates: Alex Tsimerman

The Seattle Globalist asked all the Seattle Mayoral Candidates six questions that are important to the city’s communities of color and immigrant communities. Get all the submitted answers here.

The Seattle Globalist asks the Seattle Mayoral Candidates: Jason Roberts

Mayoral candidate Jason Roberts answers our questions regarding issues impacting immigrant communities and communities of color in Seattle.

The Seattle Globalist asks the Seattle Mayoral Candidates: Gary Brose

Mayoral candidate Gary Brose answers our questions regarding issues impacting immigrant communities and communities of color in Seattle.

Police shooting initiative calls for greater training, accountability

Initiative 940 aims to decrease use of physical or deadly force by training police in de-escalation skills and increase accountability in police shootings.
Jul 7, 2017
The wall of old signs inside of Thompson Signs' warehouse serves as a visual reminder of the mostly white, male political candidates in the northwest. (Photo by Lucas Anderson / UW Election Eye)

Democracy voucher advocates aim to diversify Seattle politics

Supporters hope the program boosts the diversity of people involved in politics either by getting behind a candidate or by running for office themselves.
Jul 6, 2017

Could slide in Seattle’s international students continue under Trump?

International Student enrollment at Seattle Colleges has been on the decline — and changes in visa policies under Trump are unlikely to help boost numbers.
Jul 3, 2017

Saying her name: Reflections on Charleena Lyles

A Globalist writer reflects at a vigil for Charleena Lyles.
Jun 27, 2017