by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue
As of Wednesday, Nov. 15, almost all remaining ballots have been counted in Seattle’s odd-year City Council election. Late ballots, which have historically favored progressives, did their thing in District 2, catapulting incumbent Tammy Morales from a nearly 9-point deficit to a 1.6-point lead.
Continue reading ELECTIONS UPDATE: Late Ballots Give Morales the Win, Leave Other Progressives Lacking
by Phil Manzano and Rosette Royale
This article was last updated on Saturday, Nov. 11. For more recent elections results, visit our “ELECTIONS UPDATE” page.
A ballot drop from King County Elections on Friday, Nov. 10, brought a change of fortune for progressive City Council incumbent Tammy Morales: She now leads challenger Tanya Woo in what’s turned into a topsy-turvy District 2 race.
Continue reading Morales Pulls Ahead of Woo as Victors Claim Other City Council Races
by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue
This article contains early results from election night, Nov. 7, 2023. For updated results, visit our “ELECTIONS UPDATE” page.
With about half of the ballots that King County Elections (KCE) expects to receive for Tuesday’s odd-year City and County elections already counted, District 2, encompassing the Chinatown-International District (CID) and South Seattle, has a clear favorite to win: landlord and community-safety advocate Tanya Woo.
Continue reading Mirroring Citywide Trend, District 2 Voters Opting for Pro-Police Candidate
by Luna Reyna
To help our readers make more informed voting decisions ahead of the Nov. 7 general election, the South Seattle Emerald interviewed both candidates for District 2 of the Seattle City Council Race. Each candidate’s Q&A portion presents their perspectives in their own words.
In addition to candidate Tammy Morales, the Emerald interviewed candidate Tanya Woo. On Thursday, Oct. 5, at 7 p.m. the Emerald will also host a debate between the two candidates at the Rainier Arts Center. The debate is free, open to the public, and will be livestreamed on the Emerald’s Facebook page.
Continue reading Meet the District 2 Seattle City Council Candidates: Tammy Morales
On October 5, 2023, at 7:00 p.m., the South Seattle Emerald will host a debate between Seattle City Council District 2 incumbent Tammy Morales and challenger Tanya Woo, moderated by Mike Davis, the Emerald’s Voices editor.
The Seattle City Council has a great deal of impact on our communities. They are supposed to allocate funds and monitor the impact and effectiveness of all City services except education. As a community-based organization, serving District 2, we want to be sure these candidates hear YOUR questions and understand YOUR priorities.
Continue reading Have a Question for City Council District 2 Candidates Tammy Morales or Tanya Woo? Share It for Our Upcoming Debate
by Sally Li and Estela Ortega
Ahead of the Aug. 1 primary election, the South Seattle Emerald invited community members to voice their support for the candidates for District 2 of the Seattle City Council race. The opinions, beliefs, and viewpoints expressed below do not necessarily reflect the opinions, beliefs, and viewpoints of the Emerald or official policies of the Emerald.
In addition to candiate Tammy Morales, a community member also wrote an op-ed for candidate Tanya Woo.
Tammy Morales is the progressive leader we need on the City Council. The issues Seattle’s Communities of Color deal with are serious and require real solutions. Tammy governs with transparency, and she values community collaboration when addressing our district’s toughest challenges. We urge you to vote for Tammy on Aug. 1, and here’s why.
Continue reading OPINION | Why I Support Tammy Morales for District 2
by Seattle City Councilmember Tammy J. Morales
When I was 21 years old, I had an abortion.
Continue reading OPINION: My Abortion Story
by Chamidae Ford
On Tuesday evening, May 4, the Seattle City Council held a public comment forum to hear how the community would like to see $239 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding spent.
The forum lasted two and a half hours, featuring nearly 80 community members calling in to voice their opinions.
Continue reading Community Expresses Support for Investing Federal Relief Funds in Black Community