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Seattle City Council Member, District 3

Passes laws and regulations for your city

Full office description

  • City council members work together with the rest of city council to set and implement city policy, including passing legislation about the police, fire department, parks, libraries, electricity, water, solid waste, and drainage utilities.
  • City council members work with the mayor to govern city departments, such as the police department, fire department, transportation department, and parks and recreation department.
  • City council members serve four year terms, and elections are nonpartisan. City council members are either elected to represent specific districts or are elected at-large, meaning that they represent the entire city.

How this impacts you

  • PolicingThe city council decides how many police are hired and posted on your city's streets, as well as how much they are paid and what equipment and training they receive.

  • HousingCity council members work together to set housing policy for the city, including how people are experiencing homelessness are treated and what services are provided to them.

Election results


Joy Hollingsworth


9,690 votes


Alex Hudson


9,601 votes

Bobby Goodwin


2,755 votes

Alex Cooley


1,118 votes

Efrain Hudnell


1,081 votes

Andrew Ashiofu


1,059 votes

Ry Armstrong


488 votes

Shobhit Agarwal


406 votes

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