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In Sawant's decade in office, WA Democrats shifted left

Seattle Councilmember Kshama Sawant announced she is not running for reelection and her party, Socialist Alternative, doesn’t appear to be nominating a replacement. While her brand of third-party socialism might leave the council, in her ten years in office, socialist ideas have spread in Democrat circles. KNKX reporter Scott Greenstone has more.

Scott Greenstone reports on under-covered communities, and spotlights the powerful people making decisions that affect all of us throughout Western Washington. Email him with story ideas at