Seattle CityClub and GSBA will co-host a series of debates for primary candidates running for Seattle City Council in districts 1, 3, 4, and 5 that will broadcast live with in-person seating available.

Join us in-person for the District 3 Debate at Seattle Centrals Broadway Performance Hall.

Doors will open at 6:00 pm. The debate will begin promptly at 7 pm.

These debates will be moderated by local journalists. If you would like to submit a question for consideration to be asked during the debate, please do so while registering.

Learn more about the 2023 Seattle City Council Debates here.


  • What time should I arrive for the debate?
    • Doors for the debate open at 6 pm and promptly close at 6:50 pm, Please note: seating is first come, first serve.
  • What can I bring to the debate?
    • Literature and signage including campaign and political apparel is not allowed inside the debate venue.
  • Do I need to print a ticket?
    • No, guests will be checked in at the entrance to the auditorium.
  • Can I watch the debate somewhere else?
    • Broadcast live at 7 pm PST and live-streamed.
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