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King County Elections certified final elections results today confirming that mayoral candidate Nikkita Oliver will not make it through to the general election.
In a press conference today, Oliver conceded the race but characterized her campaign as a victory because it offered ideas from people who directly live through housing instability, racial injustice, and other challenges often talked about by politicians who may not have same experiences.
"We have the ability to not just talk at a 30,000-foot view about equity, but to actually bring tangible, real solutions to the forefront of the discussion because we live these challenges," Oliver said. "As renters, as workers, as black and brown people, as the queer and trans community—we live these challenges every single day.”Continue reading »