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.
Seattle Mayor Denies Sex Abuse ClaimsMurray held a brief news conference to deny allegations in a lawsuit by one man, saying "they were very painful for me. It was painful for my husband." Through a spokesman he has also denied the allegations by the other men.
Seattle Mayor Pitches $55M Tax Measure For Homeless ServicesMurray said in his state of the city address Tuesday that the city needs to double its spending on homelessness.
Fairbanks Spent $7k Defending Mayor's $37.50 FineThe city of Fairbanks, Alaska, has so far spent about $7,000 appealing a $37.50 election-law fine leveled on the mayor.
New York City Mayor To Appear On 'The Good Wife'Mayor Bill de Blasio will be making a guest appearance as himself on an episode of CBS’ “The Good Wife”.