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“Consumers have money to spend and telemarketers have products to sell — that’s why they contact you. Elections are no different. Voters hold valuable votes and campaigns have a candidate or issue to sell. And that’s why they call, email, mail, knock at your door and overtake television and radio airwaves during most elections,” Haubert said


“Economic growth brings opportunities, and it brings headaches,” says Margaret O’Mara, a University of Washington professor who specializes in urban history. “That was true in 1840s Manchester, it was true in 1890s Pittsburgh, and it’s true with Seattle in the 20-teens. … It’s on both cities and the tech companies to figure out the way to handle these things.”