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July 30, 2021

Homelessness initiative qualifies for ballot

SEATTLE (AP) — A campaign to alter Seattle's city charter and force it to handle homelessness differently, known as Compassion Seattle, has officially qualified to appear on the November ballot.

The King County Department of Elections confirmed Wednesday morning that the measure — Charter Amendment 29 — had 34,714 valid signatures. It needed 33,060 to qualify for a vote.

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