Date(s) - 06/12/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us on Wednesday, June 12, to listen to candidates who are running to represent Ballard and other District 6 neighborhoods on the Seattle City Council.
Our event moderator is civic icon Jean Godden, former Seattle City Councilmember and longtime journalist.
We will have 7 candidates participating in this forum:
Don’t rely on hearsay or cursory endorsements. Take time to interact with community members and hear in person from candidates on a wide range of issues for this important local election. The Seattle City Council primary election is August 6.
Seattle City Council District 6 encompasses the greater Ballard area, as well as Green Lake, Phinney Ridge, Fremont, and part of Greenwood. This panel will cover at-large issues as well as providing focus on Ballard-specific topics.
We are grateful for support received from Rotary Club of Ballard, Nordic Museum, Whittier Heights Community Council, and a private Ballard donor, enabling us to hold this event in a beautiful, large local venue — the Osberg Great Hall at the Nordic Museum (2655 NW Market Street). We welcome District 6 voters to join us and make the most of this civic opportunity.
- Seattle Times Candidate Guide
- Crosscut Candidate Guide
- Additional forums and videos:
- April 23, 2019 — Speak Out Seattle, D6 forum
- May 21, 2019 — MASS coalition D6 forum on Transportation, Housing & Sustainability (sponsoring groups included Transit Riders Union, Sierra Club, Cascade Bicycle Club, Transportation Choices Coalition, The Urbanist, and more)
- May 2019 — Greenwood Community Council, misc. candidate conversations
- Official Full List of Council Candidates— City of Seattle Ethics & Elections Commission
- Democracy Voucher Program— Participating candidates and program information
- Seattle City Council Districts
More About Jean Godden:
- Jean Godden looks back on a lifetime of Seattle politics in ‘Citizen Jean’ (Seattle Times article)
- ‘Citizen Jean’ offers an insider’s guide to Seattle news, culture and quirk (March 2019 UW Columns magazine interview)
- Town Square with Jean Godden (Seattle Channel video from February 2019)