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Strickland & McKenna Post-Election Sound Off: Local Rep. & Dem. leaders bridge differences tonight at Seattle CityClub’s Civic Cocktail

Who: Marilyn Strickland, newly elected Washington congresswoman, joins Rob McKenna, former Washington attorney general, as first guests on Seattle CityClub’s Civic Cocktail program. When: Tonight – Wednesday, November 4, from 6 to 7pm. What: Strickland and McKenna will kick off this two-part program by discussing the election results from last night. Will there…...

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It’s the Lt. Governor Candidates’ Turn to Talk

WA State Debate Coalition, Seattle CityClub and AARP again team up to encourage civic engagement   Seattle, Wash. (Oct. 19, 2020) – Hard on the heels of a successful and civil gubernatorial debate, the Washington State Debate Coalition (WSDC), led by Seattle CityClub and sponsored by AARP, today announced that the lieutenant governor debate, featuring…...

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More access for eastern Washingtonians: WA Debate Coalition announces new broadcast partners

Increased Availability on East Side Seattle, WA. (Oct. 6,  2020) – The Washington State Debate Coalition (WSDC) announced a slate of new media partners in eastern Washington who will carry the gubernatorial debate. The debate between Loren Culp and Jay Inslee will be broadcast by WSDC on October 7 from 8…...

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Call for cross-generational “watch parties” activates debates in Washington State

AARP and Debate Coalition team up to mobilize youth vote  Seattle, Wash. (Oct. 2, 2020) – AARP Washington and the Washington State Debate Coalition empowered young voters today to participate in virtual “watch parties” for the upcoming gubernatorial and lieutenant governor debates and help lead us into the future. For the…...

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Inslee, Culp will meet in only televised debate Wednesday

The two candidates will answer questions for an hour but they will not be on stage together. Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee and Republican challenger Loren Culp will meet in their only statewide televised debate Wednesday night (Oct. 7).Inslee and Culp will answer questions for one hour, starting at 8 p.m.Unlike the recent…...

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Coin is flipped and moderators are set: WA State Debate Coalition gears up to host upcoming live debates

Culp and Inslee will debate on Oct. 7 and Heck and Liias on Oct. 22 Moderators for both debates have been selected Coin flipped to decide who speaks first and who gets the last word Seattle, Wash. (Oct 1, 2020) – The hours are counting down as the Washington State…...

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Washington State Debate Coalition Presents State Candidates in Live Debates

Washington State Debate Coalition Presents State Candidates in Live Debates Inslee and Culp will debate on Oct. 7 and Liias and Heck on Oct. 22 Fair and equal access with transparent discussion featured as candidates present vision for Washington’s future Seattle, Wash. (Sept., 24, 2020) – This year, the Washington…...

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2020 Washington State Debate Coalition announces dates, partner details for debate series

2020 Washington State Debate Coalition announces dates, partner details for debate series SEATTLE – Continuing its tradition of hosting debates of statewide consequence, the Washington State Debate Coalition (WSDC) and its premier media partners will broadcast a gubernatorial debate between Gov. Jay Inslee and Sheriff Loren Culp on October 7.…...

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Seattle CityClub Board Spotlight: Ilays Aden

Seattle CityClub Board Spotlight: Ilays Aden Lessons in Community-Building   Ilays Aden co-founded Eat with Muslims, a nonprofit with a mission of “connecting communities through food and storytelling,” right after the 2016 presidential election. At the time, Aden knew that many people thought that Seattle would be the last place…...

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Seattle CityClub Board Spotlight: Maria McDaniel

Seattle CityClub Board Spotlight: Maria McDaniel Lessons in Activism & Humanity   For as long as she can remember, Seattle CityClub Board Member Maria McDaniel has spoken out and asked questions. Today, it helps keep CityClub open and inclusive to multiple perspectives, but McDaniel’s voice has not always been as…...

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