Mayor Mike McGinn
Mike McGinn has formally conceded defeat to Ed Murray in the Seattle mayor’s race.
One year after leading Washington state’s effort to legalize gay marriage, Ed Murray is now poised to become the next mayor of Seattle.
Seattle’s mayoral candidates are fairly similar when it comes to their policy views, so voters returning their ballots Tuesday may be left to choose between styles as both men position themselves as the more liberal choice for voters in the Northwest’s largest city.
Seattle mayoral candidate Ed Murray accepted free meals from lobbying firms who work with Comcast on 12 occasions over the first four months of this year — with a total estimated benefit of $250.
Seattle’s mayoral hopefuls this year have been stumbling over each other as they try to appeal to the city’s left-leaning voters, making promises that would be liabilities in many other parts of the country.
The idea of a $15 minimum wage continues to build momentum in the Seattle area, with Mayor Mike McGinn saying he would support an effort to set the standard even higher.
Boring at Seattle’s $2 billion tunnel project has been delayed again until next week.
Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn and the gun control group Washington CeaseFire are launching a program to allow businesses to declare themselves “gun free zones.”
A new report from KIRO 7 indicates many officers in the department — some of whom will be the distributors this weekend — say they are “embarrassed” and “outraged” at the assignment.
Several high-profile challengers are hoping to make Mike McGinn the second straight Seattle mayor to be ousted in the primary election.