Jan Drago is an experienced City Council member with a proven record of leadership. From downtown revitalization to critical investments in our neighborhoods, Jan Drago works hard to deliver real results for all of Seattle.
Experience We Need
Jan Drago is an effective Council member because she draws upon a lifetime of experience. Prior to joining the Council, Jan Drago was a small business owner, Head Start teacher, and community activist. She led grass roots efforts to increase community policing, chaired the city's Homeless Task Force and helped create Seattle's first shelter for homeless women.
Leadership We Can Count On
In her first term, Jan Drago led the successful effort to revitalize downtown Seattle, improve public safety, and invest in neighborhood business districts.
In her second term, Jan Drago continued to focus on the issues that affect our lives.
Jan passed assisted living legislation to help improve the lives of our Seniors.
As Chair of the Budget and Finance Committee, Jan secured funds community centers and libraries.
Jan worked to protect open space through encouraging downtown development.
Jan made sure funds were available for new sidewalks, public restrooms, traffic safety improvements, and other important infrastructure.
Keeping Seattle green, Jan created the Heritage tree program, protecting majestic trees throughout the city without taxpayer expense.
Jan's kept her commitment to our parks, working to improve facilities, including the popular off leash areas for dogs.
Jan has also helped secure funding and property for neighborhood P-Patchescommunity gardens for all residents to share.
A Commitment to Results
"The challenges that we face today demand an experienced leader with a track record of bringing people together to solve problems. I am proud of the role I played in improving our city, but there is so much more to be done.
We need real transportation solutions, including more cost effective above grade light rail, monorail, and improved bus service.
We need an honest dialogue on racial issues and how to build trust in our city.
We need to continue investments in our neighborhoods.
I am proud to have the endorsement of the Alki Foundation, 11th, 34th, 36th, 37th,43rd, and 46th District Democrats; King County Democrats; King County Labor Council, Seattle Police Management Association, Seattle P.I., Washington Conservation Voters, Women's political Caucus and neighbors throughout Seattle.
I am honored to have your support."