The result, in her favor by 310 votes, clarifies how much of a polarizing figure she has remained in her district
Recall attempts across the US in recent months have hit a fever pitch in response to Covid-19 and racial justice disputes, and a socialist city council member in Seattle has become the latest prominent seat to be targeted.
Native American progressive Democrat has been working for years to address crisis levels of homelessness in Seattle
New tax proposal by the socialist city council member would affect about 825 companies and is expected to raise $300m each year
Seattle city council member Sawant won re-election earlier this month after beating out an Amazon-backed candidate
Kshama Sawant seems to have beaten Amazon-backed Egan Orion in council race despite vast financial effort from tech giant
A Seattle city council race between socialist Kshama Sawant and business-backed Egan Orion that saw unprecedented financial contributions from Amazon and some of its top executives was too close to call on Wednesday – although Orion was ahead in early counting.