People for Seattle sent questionnaires to all city council candidates with an active email on the Seattle Ethics and Elections website.  The questions were developed by the Committee in order to assist in determining which candidates they would endorse and support.  People for Seattle is posting the answers to the questions as a service to voters and in the spirit of transparency and good government.  51 candidates were invited to participate and 32 candidates responded.

Council District 1

Lisa Herbold, Brendan Kolding, Phil Tavel

Council District 2

Mark Solomon, Ari Hoffman, Phyllis Porter

Did not complete Questionnaire: Henry Dennison, Tammy Morales, Christopher Peguero, Omari Tahir-Garrett

Council District 3

Egan Orion, Logan Bowers, Zachary DeWolf, Pat Murakami

Did not complete Questionnaire: Amy Nguyen, Kshama Sawant

Council District 4

Heidi Stuber, Beth Mountsier, Alex Pedersen, Cathy Tuttle

Did not complete Questionnaire: Sasha Anderson, Ethan Hunter, Frank Krueger, Emily Myers, Joshua Newman, Shaun Scott

Council District 5

Ann Davison Sattler, John Lombard, Debora Juarez

Council District 6

Jay Fathi, Heidi Wills, Dan Strauss, Sergio Garcia, Joey Massa, Jon Lisbin

Did not complete Questionnaire: Kara Ceriello, Jeremy Cook, Melissa Hall, Kate Martin, John Peeples, Terry Rice

Council District 7

Michael George, Jason Williams, Jim Pugel, James Donaldson, Daniela Lipscomb-Eng, Don Harper, Gene Burrus, Isabelle Kerner, Andrew Lewis

Did not complete Questionnaire: Naveed Jamali

 

Debora Juarez

Debora Juarez Q1. What are you hearing from voters as the most important issue facing Seattle?  In your view of that issue, what is working and what would you do differently? The issues I hear about the most from my … Read More

Andrew Lewis

Andrew Lewis Q1. What are you hearing from voters as the most important issue facing Seattle?  In your view of that issue, what is working and what would you do differently? Homelessness, which is a massive crisis. We know that … Read More

Isabelle Kerner

Isabelle Kerner Q1. What are you hearing from voters as the most important issue facing Seattle?  In your view of that issue, what is working and what would you do differently? Seattle’s camping crisis is by far the most important … Read More

Gene Burrus

Gene Burrus Q1. What are you hearing from voters as the most important issue facing Seattle?  In your view of that issue, what is working and what would you do differently? Public Safety.  We do ok statistically on major crime … Read More

Don Harper

Don Harper Q1. What are you hearing from voters as the most important issue facing Seattle?  In your view of that issue, what is working and what would you do differently? The homeless issue is what I find is on … Read More

Daniela Lipscomb-Eng

Daniela Lipscomb-Eng Q1. What are you hearing from voters as the most important issue facing Seattle?  In your view of that issue, what is working and what would you do differently? Homelessness is the most important issue.   The City … Read More

James Donaldson

James Donaldson Q1. What are you hearing from voters as the most important issue facing Seattle?  In your view of that issue, what is working and what would you do differently? Homelessness.    We must upend the way we approach … Read More

Jim Pugel

Jim Pugel Q1. What are you hearing from voters as the most important issue facing Seattle?  In your view of that issue, what is working and what would you do differently? Without a doubt, the issue I hear most about … Read More

Jason Williams

Jason Williams Q1. What are you hearing from voters as the most important issue facing Seattle?  In your view of that issue, what is working and what would you do differently? What neighbors most desire is a different way of … Read More

Michael George

Michael George Q1. What are you hearing from voters as the most important issue facing Seattle?  In your view of that issue, what is working and what would you do differently? I’ve knocked on thousands of doors and the top … Read More

Jon Lisbin

Jon Lisbin Q1. What are you hearing from voters as the most important issue facing Seattle?  In your view of that issue, what is working and what would you do differently? The paramount issue is homelessness. 24/7 enhanced shelters, the … Read More

Joey Massa

Joey Massa Q1. What are you hearing from voters as the most important issue facing Seattle?  In your view of that issue, what is working and what would you do differently? The constituents of District 6 have clearly communicated that … Read More

Sergio Garcia

Sergio Garcia Q1. What are you hearing from voters as the most important issue facing Seattle?  In your view of that issue, what is working and what would you do differently? In my view, very little that the city is … Read More

Dan Strauss

Dan Strauss Q1. What are you hearing from voters as the most important issue facing Seattle?  In your view of that issue, what is working and what would you do differently? Over and over at the doors, people are concerned … Read More

Heidi Wills

Heidi Wills Q1. What are you hearing from voters as the most important issue facing Seattle?  In your view of that issue, what is working and what would you do differently? Property crime and public safety are top concerns of … Read More

Jay Fathi

Jay Fathi Q1. What are you hearing from voters as the most important issue facing Seattle?  In your view of that issue, what is working and what would you do differently? According to the hundreds of voters I have met … Read More

John Lombard

John Lombard Q1. What are you hearing from voters as the most important issue facing Seattle?  In your view of that issue, what is working and what would you do differently? Homelessness.  I think the City has been correct to … Read More

Ann Davison Sattler

Ann Davison Sattler Q1. What are you hearing from voters as the most important issue facing Seattle?  In your view of that issue, what is working and what would you do differently? Homelessness and the dire state of people living … Read More

Cathy Tuttle

Cathy Tuttle Q1. What are you hearing from voters as the most important issue facing Seattle?  In your view of that issue, what is working and what would you do differently? From the over 5,000 doors I’ve knocked on so … Read More

Alex Pedersen

Alex Pedersen Q1. What are you hearing from voters as the most important issue facing Seattle?  In your view of that issue, what is working and what would you do differently? I’ve knocked on the doors of over 13,000 voters … Read More

Beth Mountsier

Beth Mountsier Q1. What are you hearing from voters as the most important issue facing Seattle?  In your view of that issue, what is working and what would you do differently? I am hearing a lot about the lack of … Read More

Heidi Stuber

Heidi Stuber Q1. What are you hearing from voters as the most important issue facing Seattle?  In your view of that issue, what is working and what would you do differently? When I’m knocking on doors, over 65% of voters … Read More

Pat Murakami

Pat Murakami Q1. What are you hearing from voters as the most important issue facing Seattle?  In your view of that issue, what is working and what would you do differently? The intersection of the drug, mental health and homelessness … Read More

Zachary DeWolf

Zachary DeWolf Q1. What are you hearing from voters as the most important issue facing Seattle?  In your view of that issue, what is working and what would you do differently? What I have been hearing from our neighbors, whether … Read More

Logan Bowers

Logan Bowers Q1. What are you hearing from voters as the most important issue facing Seattle?  In your view of that issue, what is working and what would you do differently? Homelessness. After knocking on thousands of doors, homelessness is … Read More

Egan Orion

Egan Orion Q1. What are you hearing from voters as the most important issue facing Seattle?  In your view of that issue, what is working and what would you do differently? Consistently on the doors, I hear that voters are … Read More

Phyllis Porter

Phyllis Porter Q1. What are you hearing from voters as the most important issue facing Seattle?  In your view of that issue, what is working and what would you do differently? I would have to say the number one issue … Read More

Ari Hoffman

Ari Hoffman Q1. What are you hearing from voters as the most important issue facing Seattle?  In your view of that issue, what is working and what would you do differently? I ask every voter that I encounter this question … Read More

Mark Solomon

Mark Solomon Q1. What are you hearing from voters as the most important issue facing Seattle?  In your view of that issue, what is working and what would you do differently? Our response to homelessness is important. What we’re doing … Read More

Phil Tavel

Phil Tavel Q1. What are you hearing from voters as the most important issue facing Seattle?  In your view of that issue, what is working and what would you do differently? The top issue is the future of our city, … Read More

Brendan Kolding

Brendan Kolding Q1. What are you hearing from voters as the most important issue facing Seattle?  In your view of that issue, what is working and what would you do differently? Homelessness is the most important issues facing Seattle.  The … Read More

Lisa Herbold

Lisa Herbold Q1. What are you hearing from voters as the most important issue facing Seattle?  In your view of that issue, what is working and what would you do differently? The interrelated issue of affordable housing and homelessness has … Read More