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Deputy Mayor Krystal Marx Leads in Votes out of August Primary
August 17, 2021
With over 33 percent of the vote coming out the August Primary Election, Burien Deputy Mayor Krystal Marx leads opponent Stephanie Mora by nearly 12 percentage points as she moves into the General Election on November 2nd.
Burien Eviction Moratorium, Permanent Supportive Housing Wins!
June 21, 2021
After months of discussion, debate and delays, Krystal and housing advocates rejoice in 6-1 vote in favor of the 95 units of Permanent Supportive Housing with DESC, and... MORE
Krystal Marx Endorsement Update!
June 3, 2021
Krystal is honored to have received the sole endorsement of the King County Democrats and UAW 4121, as well as Burien company, Community Acupuncture Project! Also included are UFCW 21, our grocery workers, and... MORE
Krystal Marx Announces She Is Running for Re-Election to the Burien City Council
March 1, 2021
Dear Burien Friends & Family,
It has been a wonderful, exhausting, gratifying and sometimes terrifying few years during my term on the Burien City Council. Through it all, I have felt honored to represent the city of Burien and all of our diverse community... MORE
Burien Council re-elects Marx Deputy Mayor
January 24, 2021
Krystal Marx was re-elected Deputy Mayor by the Burien City Council on Jan. 4, 2021 for a term ending Dec. 31, 2021... MORE
Watch: 11 stories of home and homelessness, from people who’ve seen it up close
June 21, 2019
Homelessness looks different for everyone. For some, it’s living in your car. For others, it’s couch-surfing, sleeping in a tent or under a bridge... MORE
How two ‘real-life superheroes’ — who should have been bitter enemies — fell in love instead
June 1, 2019
Krystal Marx is a City Council member in Burien. Her husband James is an Iraq War veteran. They’ve both experienced hardships that never fully left them: in her case, it was poverty and homelessness as a kid; for him, it was combat-related PTSD... MORE
In a sign of gentrifying South King County, an entire Burien apartment complex faces eviction
November 27, 2018
The story of Fox Cove is an example of a trend across South King County, where once affordable rental units, especially those close to Seattle, are disappearing... MORE