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June 17, 2022

Initiative to change Seattle elections heads toward ballot

  • “Approval voting” would allow a voter to select multiple candidates in each primary race rather than only one.
  • SEATTLE (AP) — An initiative that would alter the way Seattle elects mayors, city attorneys and City Council members is headed toward the November ballot.

    Elections authorities said Wednesday the Initiative 134 campaign, run by a group called Seattle Approves, has secured enough qualifying signatures, The Seattle Times reported. Under the proposal for “approval voting,” a voter would be able to select multiple candidates in each primary race rather than only one.


     
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