Welcome to the Seattle Arts Voter Guide!

How do residents of Seattle envision arts for the city? Compiled by MFA and MPA students at Seattle University, the nonpartisan Seattle Arts Voter Guide engages council candidates and community members on critical issues in the arts ahead of the August 6, 2019 Primary Elections. Seattle University neither endorses nor opposes any candidate.

CONNECT with the critical issues that intersect with the arts in Seattle, including access, affordability, creativity, displacement, equity, housing, homelessness, preservation, and social justice. Discover the 50+ Candidates running for the 2019 City Council Primary.

DIALOGUE by asking questions of City Council Candidates about critical issues in the arts and Seattle.

ENGAGE City Council and School Board candidate arts platforms as they come in.

VOTE! The primary election is August 6, 2019. Register and know how to Vote!