Seattle Mayor

File photo of a Seattle police officer. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Updated: Mayor Announces New Seattle Police Chief

Mayor Ed Murray will make the announcement during a Monday press conference

CBS Seattle–05/19/2014

Ed Murray (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray Proposes $15 Minimum Wage Plan

Ed Murray proposed a phased-in increase of the city’s minimum wage to $15 an hour over the next seven years

CBS Seattle–05/01/2014

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Seattle Mayor To Pay Workers Minimum $15 An Hour

A preliminary budget analysis shows the move would cost Seattle an additional $690,000 in payroll and benefit costs.

CBS Seattle–01/03/2014

Sen. Ed Murray (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Ed Murray Resigns From Senate Leadership Role

Sen. Ed Murray has resigned as leader of the Senate Democrats following his election as mayor of Seattle, but he wasn’t yet resigning from the Senate in order to continue to represent the 43rd District during the special session that started on Thursday.

CBS Seattle–11/08/2013

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. (Photo by Dana Nalbandian/Getty Images for Free The Children)

McGinn Concedes Defeat In Seattle Mayor’s Race

Mike McGinn has formally conceded defeat to Ed Murray in the Seattle mayor’s race.

CBS Seattle–11/07/2013

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In Liberal Seattle, Mayoral Race Hinges On Style

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.

CBS Seattle–11/05/2013

File photo of Mike McGinn (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

UPDATE: McGinn Running For Reelection

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn faces Sen. Ed Murray, City Councilman Tim Burgess and former City Councilman Peter Steinbrueck in his run for reelection.

CBS Seattle–01/09/2013

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Mayor McGinn Makes Playoff Bet With D.C. Mayor

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn tweeted Wednesday that he has made a friendly bet with Washington, D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray over Sunday’s playoff game between the Seahawks and Redskins.

CBS Seattle–01/02/2013

Sen. Ed Murray (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

State Sen. Ed Murray To Run For Seattle Mayor

Sen. Ed Murray, the newly anointed Democratic leader in the state Senate, said Wednesday he intends to run for Seattle mayor next year.

CBS Seattle–12/05/2012