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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

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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

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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

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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

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