MajorityRules Blog is about democracy, both it’s strengths and weakness. It is a call to action.  It is a voice for progressive issues.

Steve Zemke is the principal blogger for Majority Rules. Steve lives in Seattle, Washington in the Northwest United States.

Steve also is the Director of Tax Sanity which is working to close tax loopholes and for progressive tax reform in Washington State and nationally. Tax Sanity’s website is . They also have a facebook page at

Steve is also the Chair of Save the Trees-Seattle. They have a facebook page called Friends of Seattle’s Urban Forests which can be seen at they are working to increase protection for trees and Seattle’s urban forest.

He is  a past Co-Chair of the Legislative Action Committee of the King County Democrats  as well as a past Chair of the King County Democrats in Washington State. He is still active in Democratic politics.

Steve has been involved in a number of statewide initiative campaigns in Washington State. These include:

Initiative-325 – Nuclear Safeguards Initiative

Initiative 61 – Returnable Beverage Container Initiative

Initiative 394 – the Don’t Bankrupt Washington Campaign to control WPPSS spending

Initiative 97 – Toxics Cleanup Campaign

Initiative 99  -for a Presidential Primary in Washington State

Initiative 547 – Keep Washington Liveable – for a Growth Management Act

Initiative 688 – Paycheck Protection Coalition for a minimum wage indexed to inflation




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