The qualifying round in Seattle’s most expensive and hotly contested City Council race is finally nearing the finish line and District 3’s candidates are ready to celebrate — or commiserate — with you. Here’s a look at the Election Night events planned by D3 candidates around the district. Come out and join CHS and your neighbors for a night of democratic good times — and the first ballot drop around 8 PM. Still need to vote? You have until 8 PM to either find your nearest ballot box or have your ballot post marked.
District 3 Primary Election Night Parties
- Sawant (incumbent): Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute — 104 17th Ave S — 6 to 10 PM. Info
- Bowers: Chuck’s — 2001 E Union — 7 to 10 PM. Info
- DeWolf: Marjorie: 1412 E Union — 7 to 9 PM. Info
- Murakami: Madrona Arms — 1138 34th Ave
- Nguyen: Seattle Fish Guys — 411 -23rd Ave S — 7 to 9 PM — Info
- Orion: Rachel’s Ginger Beer — 1610 12th Ave — 7 to 9 PM — Info
Still need to vote? If you are the kind of voter who chooses your candidate based on party location, here you go. If not, check out CHS’s Election 2019 coverage, below.
Election 2019: More about the candidates and their positions —
- Candidates: ‘Who runs Seattle?’ — Sawant bracing for million dollar battle for District 3 / In race for District 3, Bowers puts housing first / Nguyen makes run for District 3 with focus beyond Capitol Hill / What will it take for Orion to outrace Sawant in D3? Business, bravery, and ‘a queer voice on council again’ / Can DeWolf win District 3 running against ‘homelessness, rising housing costs, anti-worker values, regressive taxes’ — and not Sawant? /
- Issues: ‘Terrorist’ dog, one candidate comes out as fiction writer, and ‘Seattle is not dying, but compassionate’ — The results of the CHS Reader D3 Candidate Survey are in / Capitol Hill rally goes off without her but Sawant ready to make another push for rent control in Seattle / In Seattle’s most expensive race, District 3 challengers powered by Democracy Vouchers/ 15 things CHS heard at the 43rd District Dems D3 forum / With District 3 candidates forum season underway, Speak Out Seattle leads with homelessness, displacement in the Central District, and gun violence / D3 candidates talk homelessness, small biz, and ‘a Green New Deal for ordinary working people’ with some of their youngest constituents / In Seattle’s most expensive race, District 3 challengers powered by Democracy Vouchers / What candidates have to say about safe streets and transportation investments around District 3 / Who deserves your vote — and who is actually going through to November? Take the CHS District 3 Primary Poll / Still undecided? Here’s a reason to vote — or not — for each District 3 candidate
- Endorsements: Speak Out Seattle’s pick in District 3: neighborhood activist Murakami / Seattle Times backs Orion, Cary Moon says ‘We NEED Kshama’ / Seattle educators give passing grades to two District 3 candidates — but not the one with a seat on the School Board / This District 3 candidate just won big-time Seattle labor support / No endorsement: Sawant, challengers fail to shine as District 3 candidates make lackluster showing in 43rd Dems endorsements vote