Seattle Elects First Woman Mayor In Nearly A CenturyThe booming liberal city of Seattle will get its first woman mayor since the 1920s after former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan defeated urban planner Cary Moon for the office left open by a sex abuse scandal.
Durkan Takes Strong Early Lead In Seattle Mayor RaceIn a Seattle mayoral race that will give the booming liberal city its first female mayor since the 1920s former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan has taken a strong early lead.
Washington Voters Set To Vote On Hundreds Of RacesWashington voters will weigh in on hundreds of races in Tuesday's general election, including selecting a new mayor in Seattle and deciding a legislative race that will determine which party will control the Senate.
Trump Fatigue? Female Mayoral Candidates Dominate In SeattleWhen political consultant Cathy Allen and others learned the top four vote-getters in Seattle's mayoral primary race were women, she paused to think.
Seattle Councilman Becomes The City's 3rd Mayor In A WeekSeattle on Monday got its third mayor in less than a week following the resignation last week of Ed Murray amid allegations he sexually abused teenage boys decades ago.
Temporary Seattle Mayor Says He Doesn't Want To Keep The JobSeattle's temporary mayor, appointed after Ed Murray resigned amid sex abuse allegations, spent just 48 hours on the job before announcing Friday he didn't want to keep it.
New Seattle Mayor Sworn In After Murray ResignsMurray announced Tuesday that he was stepping down effective 5 p.m. Wednesday after a fifth accuser came forward this week.
Durkan Takes Early Lead In Primary To Replace Seattle MayorEarly returns Tuesday evening in the all mail-in election were showing former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan with a runaway lead in a crowded race to replace current Mayor Ed Murray.
Affordability Debate A Focus For Voters In Seattle Mayoral RaceVoters were choosing from a field of 21 candidates and the top two vote-getters will advance to a November election
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray: I Am Not Going To ResignHowever, Murray, who denies the allegations, is facing increasing pressure to step down after it was reported Sunday by The Seattle Times that an Oregon child-welfare investigator concluded 30 years ago that he had sexually abused his foster son.
Urban Planner Cary Moon Enters Seattle Mayoral RaceUrban planner Cary Moon, a founder of the People's Waterfront Coalition and an opponent of the Highway 99 tunnel under downtown Seattle, declared her candidacy Wednesday
Former Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn To Run AgainMcGinn on Monday announced he would challenge incumbent Ed Murray, who defeated McGinn in 2013.

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