Voters, pay attention to the Port of Seattle elections. These lower profile races have outsized responsibilities for the regional economic well-being.
is a vice president in the Seattle office of the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association, representing marine-terminal and container-vessel operators who serve the West Coast. He previously served as senior adviser for public safety under former Mayor Greg Nickels. Full Disclosure: PMSA is a campaign contributor to Commissioners Stephanie Bowman, Peter Steinbrueck, and Ryan Calkins
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