Stephanie Bowman was appointed a commissioner of the Port of Seattle on May 3, joining current commissioners Tom Albro, Bill Bryant, John Creighton, and Courtney Gregoire. She fills the seat vacated by former commissioner Rob Holland.
BLOG: Who will be the next Port Commissioner?
By Assunta Ng Will the next Port Commissioner be a male or female? Maybe a person of color? A labor advocate or community college trustee? Will it be someone from Seattle? Auburn?
BLOG: The port seat is for ladies only
By Assunta Ng Twenty-nine applicants were interested in the vacant Port of Seattle Commissioner’s seat, vacated by Gael Tarleton, who had left to become a state representative for the 36th District.
BLOG: Is the Port Commission a stepping stone?
By Assunta Ng Recently, I got e-mails that Gael Tarleton, president of the Port of Seattle Commission, is running for state representative. Another Port of Seattle Commissioner, Rob Holland, called me saying that he, too, is running for state representative. Bill Bryant, also a Port of Seattle commissioner, is mulling over which office to run […]
EDITORIAL: The Port celebrates 100 years … of diversity
This year, the Port of Seattle turns 100 — and a lot has happened in 100 years. In 1911, King County voters approved creation of the port, which helped to unify a mix of privately owned and competing waterfront companies into one that was publicly owned. By the end of that decade, the port […]
The election outcomes
Results as of press time on Wednesday night, Nov. 4
Initiative Measure No. 1033
66.72 percent NO to 33.28 percent YES
Referendum Measure No. 71
66.59 percent APPROVED to 33.41 percent REJECTED
Opinion: Northwest Asian Weekly endorses the following candidates:
We are endorsing Dow Constantine because of his proven record of reforming King County. He brings with him experience and education. Constantine has the credentials: a law degree and a degree in urban planning.
Get to know the Asian candidates in your community
In the upcoming primary elections on Aug. 18, there are many Asian candidates who are aiming to represent the different communities in the Greater Seattle area. Listed below are some of the Asian American candidates that you may want to keep an eye on.
Note that this is not a comprehensive list and that Northwest Asian Weekly does not endorse any candidates during the primaries.