Tag Seattle Times

18
Feb
2011

Seattle Times Acknowledges MuniLeague Government Reform Committee Report

Seattle Times reporter Keith Ervin speaks with Muni League Issue Studies co-chair Vanessa Lund about the Government Reform Committee, its latest report, and King County reform efforts during King County Executive Dow Constantine’s first year in office.   About the report . . . The Municipal League’s King County Government Reform Study committee has been […]

19
Aug
2007

In The News – Seattle Times – Earlier primary may cause drop in absentee voting

Seattle Times | Earlier primary may cause drop in absentee voting | 8/19/2007 The Municipal League of King County, by contrast, found it easier to recruit volunteers to interview and rate candidates because interview committees trained and began their work before the Fourth of July, said league Chairman Bruce Carter. There was a downside for […]

14
Mar
2007

In The News – Seattle Times – Viaduct? Tunnel? Voters say no and no

Seattle Times | Viaduct? Tunnel? Voters say no and no | 3/14/2007 The Municipal League of King County urged voters to send in blank ballots as a protest, arguing more options should be considered, including other tunnel variations, the surface option or repair of the existing viaduct. Election officials said Tuesday they were not sure […]

7
Mar
2007

In the News – Seattle Times – A botched viaduct vote is better than none at all

Seattle Times | | 3/07/2007 The Municipal League says the vote is premature and the process botched, and advises us to mail in our ballots blank — which is supposed to send a different message than throwing them into the wastebasket. http://archives.seattletimes.nwsource.com/cgi-bin/texis.cgi/web/vortex/display?slug=rams07&date=20070307&query=Municipal+League

5
Mar
2007

In The News – Seattle Times – Cast a blank viaduct ballot

Seattle Times | Cast a blank viaduct ballot | 3/05/2007 Guest Colum Bruce Carter The Municipal League of King County has concluded that the March 13 advisory ballot asking voters to select between two Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement options has no practical significance. For the first time in our almost 100-year history, we are urging […]

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