City Council District Debates

2015 General Election
Seattle City Council At-Large Debate: Positions 8 and 9
Seattle City Council At-Large Debate: Positions 8 and 9

Candidates for the at-large Seattle City Council positions 8 and 9, incumbent Tim Burgess, Jon Grant, Bill Bradburd and Lorena Gonzalez, met at the Central Seattle Library to debate the issues facing Seattle. Moderator C.R. Douglas of Q13 FOX News led the debate in front of an audience. Presented in partnership with Seattle CityClub, Town Hall and the Seattle Public Library Foundation.


Debate Schedule: Districts 1-7
All debates are free, though registration is required. Email your questions in advance to Tell us which district you live in.

Date District Candidates Location Time Register
9/17 1 Lisa Herbold and Shannon Braddock Youngstown Cultural Arts Center 7:30 p.m. Registration Closed
9/19 5 Debora Juarez and Sandy Brown Northgate Community Center 7:30 p.m. Registration Closed
9/21 7 Sally Bagshaw and Deborah Zech-Artis Impact Hub 7 p.m. Registration Closed
9/30 6 Mike O'Brien and Catherine Weatbrook Phinney Neighborhood Center 8 p.m. Registration Closed
10/1 4 Rob Johnson and Michael Maddux University Heights Center 7:30 p.m. Registration Closed
10/4 3 Kshama Sawant and Pamela Banks Pigott Auditorium at Seattle University 7:30 p.m. Registration Closed
10/7 2 Bruce Harrell and Tammy Morales Rainier Valley Cultural Center 7:30 p.m. Registration Closed

Debate Schedule: Districts 8 & 9

10/14, 5 - 7 p.m. at the downtown Seattle Library
District 8: Jon Grant and Tim Burgess
District 9: Bill Bradburd and Lorena Gonzalez
In partnership with Seattle CityClub, Seattle Public Library and Friends of Seattle Public Library
Free. Online registration is closed but we still want to see you at the debate! Please register at the event. Doors open at 5 pm.