Why does Olympia have a council-manager system, with a "weak mayor" who doesn't have much more authority than the rest of council? What does it look like when a city has a "strong mayor" in a mayor-council system? We interviewed a former mayor of Olympia, Holly Gadbaw, and the current mayor of Tumwater, Pete Kmet, to learn more!
The Olympia Standard
A calm and reasoned discussion about politics in the city of Olympia.