Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Breakin’ it down: The District 3 City Council race, Kshawma Sawant vs Pamela Banks | Seattle Education

Breakin’ it down: The District 3 City Council race, Kshawma Sawant vs Pamela Banks | Seattle Education:

Breakin’ it down: The District 3 City Council race, Kshawma Sawant vs Pamela Banks



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Our focus is on education and that has generally meant for us at the Seattle Education website sticking to the school board races during election season but with the mayor and City Council member Tim Burgess insinuating themselves into the Seattle Public School district with the city’s preschool program (more on that later) and attempting to control the school board, we have begun to look at the city council races more closely.
Because of this, we will be publishing posts about the City Council and school board candidates during the campaign.
To start things off, here is a great video that a Seattleite made about the City Council race in District 3 between the incumbent Kshawma Sawant and Pamela Banks.


You know how we like to follow the money so the first thing we did after viewing the video was check out Pamela Banks’ donors and it is a rather telling list. It is similar to the same donor list as Tim Burgess’. Coincidence? I think not.
Donors on the real estate development side of things:
Matt Griffin:  A developer in Seattle who is a big supporter of charter schools. He Breakin’ it down: The District 3 City Council race, Kshawma Sawant vs Pamela Banks | Seattle Education:

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