Seattle Mayoral Race 2017: Meet Jessyn Farrell

Jessyn Farrell is a member of the Washington House of Representatives (46th Legislative District). She may not have the same name recognition of some of the other candidates outside her district, but her openness and clarity on the issues has greatly impressed us so far. Here is now she answered our questions. Arts Support and Funding The wry question in the local art scene these days is, “How fast are you going to move to Tacoma?” Seattle needs a thriving arts community to be a truly cosmopolitan city. The Arts & Cultural Districts program is in its nascence, and its efficacy is still in question. How do you see yourself as the mayor increasing and supporting our local arts community? Jessyn Farrell: As a lifelong musician (and proud leader of the saxophone section in the Husky Marching Band when I was in college!) I know how crucial it is that … Continue reading Seattle Mayoral Race 2017: Meet Jessyn Farrell