Michael Maddux is a homelessness and housing advocate. In 2015, he was a candidate for Seattle City Council in District 4, coming in just shy of victory (he lost) in the general election. Since then, he managed the 2016 Seattle Housing Levy campaign, was a semi-regular guest on KUOW's Week in Review, and started #Hashtag, while writing for other publications. Michael is a litigation paralegal by trade, a bicycle commuter, and a renter in Seattle's Eastlake neighborhood. He has previously served on the Parks Levy Oversight Committee, Parks Legacy Committee, and is the past Chair of the King County Young Democrats. He currently is the 2nd Vice Chair of the King County Democrats, Co-Vice Chair for Communications for the 43rd District Democrats, and serves on the Board of the Tenants Union of Washington. He Tweets at @michaeljmaddux. A lot.