Standing before a packed room of supporters at a breakfast event in Seattle this morning, King County Assessor John Wilson kicked off his campaign for a second term. “As your Assessor I have two priorities,” said Wilson. “First, bring efficiency, fairness and innovation to the office. Second, advocate for policies that improve our tax system, […]
John has a career of solving problems and getting results. He’s saved millions without laying off staff, cutting facility costs by nearly $250,000/year, and spearheading groundbreaking technology initiatives. He introduced the first-ever Taxpayer Transparency Tool that let’s homeowners and renters see what property tax ballot measures might cost them.
John is a champion for taxpayers to make sure no one pays more than their fair share in property taxes. John is a statewide leader in fighting for reform and expansion of the vital senior exemption program. He’s worked with local housing groups, community agencies and others to find alternatives to build more housing – from emergency shelter, to innovative modular housing to much-needed market housing.