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About City Inside/Out

Seattle is a vibrant and complex city, and the Seattle Channel's City Inside/Out with Brian Callanan brings you thoughtful, in-depth reports and discussions about important local issues every week.

Brian Callanan is a five-time Emmy winner who currently serves as a host, producer, and moderator for the Seattle Channel, where he's worked since 2011. His career in broadcast journalism began in 1995, and includes an 11-year stint as a reporter and anchor for Q13 News. Brian won the Seattle Municipal League's Civic Award for Government News Reporting in 2016. He lives with his wife and two daughters in West Seattle.

City Inside/Out: Ranked Choice Voting in Seattle
City Inside/Out: Ranked Choice Voting in Seattle

The votes have been certified and it’s official: Seattle will be moving away from a top 2 primary and using a ranked-choice voting system in future city elections. We hear from experts on plans for a successful rollout and whether it’s realistic to implement it by 2025.

Kendall Hodson, Chief of Staff, King County Elections
Kamau Chege, Executive Director, Washington Community Alliance
Stephanie Houghton, Managing Director, FairVote Washington
Heather Kelly, Board President, League of Women Voters of Seattle-King County
Laura Wood, Former Chief Democracy Officer, NYC