About Us

The Municipal League is a member-driven, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that works toward better government in King County, Washington.

History of the Municipal League

Founded on May 23, 1910, the Municipal League of Seattle (now of King County) quickly became a leading organization in the area’s Progressive Movement. In the first decades of the twentieth century, it initiated independent evaluations of political candidate qualifications (1912) and championed key governmental reforms, including establishment of a municipal civil service system and […]

2017 Candidate Ratings

This year’s Candidate Evaluations Committees rated nearly 50 candidates running for local races and we would like to express special thanks to our dedicated volunteers. The number of races covered depends entirely on the number of volunteers the Municipal League is able to mobilize. Unfortunately this means we are unable to cover every race in […]