Still More Compton Speculation
So far, 11 people have put in applications for city council position 9 (nee Jim Compton’s seat), and speculation continues about who else will apply by the January 6 deadline. Those who have made it official include:
Businessman and Muni League volunteer Norman Z. Sigler;
Activist Juan Jose Bocanegra;
Office of Police Accountability Review Board chairman Peter Holmes;
Two-time council candidate Angel Bolanos;
Onetime council candidate Douglas A. Mays;
Former City Council member Dolores Sibonga;
Seattle Film Institute employee Chris Blanchett;
Antiwar activist Aaron Shuman;
Software developer and Poet Ramon Arjona;
Rosebud restaurant owner Robert Sondheim; and
Former city council member and 2003 Compton opponent John Manning.
Also preparing applications are 2003 council candidate Darryl Smith (who confirmed last week that he’s definitely running) and Sally Clark, a Southeast Seattle activist and former aide to Tina Podlodowski.