Email to a Member of the Seattle City Council

In favor of greater democracy

In this email I will make two suggestions in favor of introducing greater democracy in the way Seattle is governed.

Introduction. The two legs of democracy.

1 — The first leg is well known. All our elected officials are elected by the people. This is what makes our system democratic. But we tend to ignore an important fact that is clearly undemocratic. The candidates that are on the ballots are not chosen by the people. This is particularly true on the…

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Born in Syria. Grew up in Lebanon. Spent 18 years in the Jesuit Order. Quit and got married. Retired in Seattle.

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Josephcodsi

Josephcodsi

Born in Syria. Grew up in Lebanon. Spent 18 years in the Jesuit Order. Quit and got married. Retired in Seattle.

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