by Megan Burbank
As the “red wave” telegraphed by pundits failed to materialize in this year’s midterm elections, I heard one refrain again and again: Abortion mattered after all.
Continue reading OPINION | Of Course Roe Played a Role in the Midterms: Most Americans Support Abortion Access
by Real Change Staff
Members of the South Seattle Emerald team contributed to this reporting.
The 2022 general election is one that’s guaranteed to bring change. Control of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate are on the line, along with a handful of important governorships. While Seattle — and, to a lesser extent, King County — is deep blue, there are plenty of shades to it. The region faces major questions about how to handle homelessness, the opioid crisis, and police reform, among other issues.
Continue reading The Results Aren’t In, but the Preliminary Counts Are: Leesa Manion, Chipalo Street, and Adam Smith Lead
by Jude Ahmed
This November, after organizers and the City Council alike have made it possible, Seattle voters could elect to make huge changes in our voting system.
Continue reading OPINION | Instead of Choosing the Lesser of Two Evils, We Need to Change Our Election System
by Victor Simoes
Valley and Mountain Fellowship’s Center for Faith, Art, and Justice, in partnership with the Innovation Vitality Team of the Pacific Northwest Conference of the United Methodist Church, will host Set Us Free From Fear: Faith, White Supremacy and Electoral Politics, a series of four events, where scholars, clergy, and activists working at the intersection of race and faith will come together to discuss important topics with the broader community. The South Seattle Emerald is a media partner of this event.
Continue reading ‘Set Us Free From Fear: Faith, White Supremacy and Electoral Politics’ Kicks Off This Sunday