How they won: Optimistic message helped most Seattle City Council victors

After last week’s election, one thing is certain: this election meant something. But as always, the specifics depend on who you’re asking.

The Seattle Times had a few different takes. Columnist Danny Westneat argued that Seattle’s “increasingly liberal voters” are saying ‘bring it on.’” Political reporter Daniel Beekman identified urbanists as the big winners. Here at Crosscut, our own Knute Berger called the batch of results “oddly familiar.” David Kroman said it was a “big win for Seattle normal.”

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