It’s Election Day across the nation and here in Western Washington.
If you haven’t voted yet you still have time to fill out your ballot and drop it off at an official ballot drop box in your county before 8 p.m. on Tuesday.
Stick with KIRO 7 for coverage of today’s election as we break down the races and initiatives that will directly impact you.
Then tune in tonight for our live coverage and analysis of the results.
Find election results here as soon as the first drop of ballots comes in shortly after 8 p.m.
Here are some of the hot races we’ll be following:
King County Council District 4
King County Council District 8
Federal Way City Council Position 7
Snohomish County Executive
Whatcom County Executive
Bellingham City Council
If approved, this proposition would replace the expiring Seattle Housing Levy and fund housing and housing services for low-income households, including seniors, families, people with disabilities, and people experiencing homelessness.
Enacting a rental requirement for landlords and rental rights for tenants. It would require landlords to comply with health and safety laws before raising rent or evicting a tenant.
Would authorize an additional sales and use tax at a rate of 20 cents per $100 to hire additional sheriff’s deputies.
Would authorize an additional sales and use tax at a rate of 20 cents per $100 for costs to build a new jail, fund behavioral services, supportive housing, public safety and other criminal justice services.
Establishing a city minimum wage above the state’s minimum wage by $1.00 on May 1, 2024, and $2.00 by May 1, 2025.
Would require landlords to provide written notice 120 days before increasing rent by more than 8% and require landlords to pay relocation assistance equal to three times the current fair market monthly rate or three times the existing monthly rate, whichever is higher.
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