His opponent, Democrat Marcie Maxwell, a member of the Renton School Board, is passionate about education but doesn't seem to have an original idea about the topic.
Their rejection stings even more when compared to the kinder comments they made when they passed on Fred Jarrett’s competitor, Bob Baker, who they at least encourage to “stay in local politics”. It’s clear they agree with the Municipal League’s non-partisan assessment that Marcie just isn’t as qualified.
Note how quickly Steve added the Seattle Times endorsement to this brand new campaign video:
Compare it to a similar one released by Marcie’s team a few weeks ago:
I think the Seattle Times assessment is accurate. I don’t know any Democrats who are enthusiastic about Marcie. If you are, and you really think she’d be a better legislator, especially on education issues, please let me know in the comments. Do original ideas matter in this race?