Jan Drago is an experienced City Councilmember who has delivered real results. From downtown revitalization to critical investments in our neighborhoods, Jan is a proven leader who works hard for all of Seattle.
Experience We Need Jan Drago is an effective Councilmember 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 Mayor's Homeless Task Force and helped establish Seattle's first church shelter.
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 Finance and Budget Committee, Jan secured funds for additional community center and library hours.
Jan worked to protect open space through encouraging downtown density.
Jan made sure funds were available for new sidewalks, public restrooms, traffic improvements, and other important infrastructure.
Keeping Seattle green, Jan created the Exceptional tree program, preserving majestic trees throughout the city.
Jan's kept her commitment to our parks, working to improve maintenance and facilities, including establishing 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.
George Benson, June Chen, Jim Compton, Bill Dubay, Booth Gardner, Phyllis Gutierrez-Kenney, Hubert Locke, Darlene Madenwald, Dorothy Mann, Jane Nishita, Arlene Oki, Margarita Prentice, Albert Rosellini, Bob Santos, Helen Sommers, Velma Veloria, Heidi Wills, and unions representing Seattle's working families: Laborer's Local #1239, IBEW #77, and IFPTE Local #17.
I ask for your vote on September 18th.