Robinson: door-belling an ‘unproductive use of time’

John Robinson

John Robinson, one of the candidates for Sammamish City Council Position 7, doesn’t view door-belling in this election as a good use of time.

He is running against Pam Stuart, who says she has door-belled 3,500-4,000 homes. Robinson says he’s door-belled 1,000 homes.

Door-belling in a local, city council election, is one of the most common campaign techniques—retail politics as its most basic.

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Stuart wants your vote, but hasn’t voted in one city election in 15 years–till her own

Pam Stuart is a candidate for Sammamish City Council and she is asking for your vote.

She has spoken repeatedly of being “involved” in the City and how others should be, too.

But when it comes to voting for City Council and being involved in the most basic civic way in the 15 years she has lived in Sammamish, Stuart has an abysmal record. Continue reading

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King County Council Dist. 3: John Murphy Questionnaire

John Murphy

Candidate Questionnaire, King County Council District 3

Candidate Name

John Murphy

Your Current Occupation, and the duration in this position:

Attorney at law, Murphy Law Group (2002–Present)

Vice President, M2 Consulting & Resource Group (2002–Present)

Distance Learning Instructor—Fire and Emergency Services, University of Florida (2014–Present)

Distance Learning Instructor, National Emergency Training Center (2013–Present)

Physician Assistant, Multiple Washington State Locations (1977–Present)

Your Campaign Website:

www.electjohnmurphy.com

Your Campaign Email:

info (at) electjohnmurphy.com

General Questions

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King County Council Dist. 3: Kathy Lambert Questionnaire

Kathy Lambert

Candidate Questionnaire, King County Council District 3

Candidate Name: Kathy Lambert

Your Current Occupation, and the duration in this position:

King County Council Member, District 3

Your Campaign Website:

http://www.kathylambert.com/

Your Campaign Email:

No response

General Questions

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“City Hall will not be the same;” reactions to the emergency building moratorium in Sammamish

The surprise move Tuesday by the Sammamish City Council to adopt an emergency building moratorium was about more than creating a pause to understand how traffic concurrency became an enabler of development rather than a control mechanism.

It was a rebuke to a staff and consultants that, years in the making, had ignored Council policy and the City’s own codes and Comprehensive Plan.

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Sammamish City Council Position 7 Questionnaires today

Today Sammamish Comment publishes the candidate questionnaires of Position 7 for City Council.

Position 5 was yesterday, Position 3 the day before and Position 1 on Monday.

Position 7

The candidates for Position 7 are John Robinson and Pam Stuart.

The candidate responses are printed verbatim. The Comment only checked their responses for spelling and grammar. Each response is in its own post, so scroll down on The Comment’s Home Page to see each response.

The responses were reviewed and processed by Scott Hamilton.

Position 1 Responses

Position 3 Responses

Position 5 Responses

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Position 7: John Robinson Questionnaire

John Robinson

Name:  John Robinson

Position sought:  Sammamish City Council Position 7

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