Mayor's Race

Council Split On Mayor’s Fate Following New Abuse Revelations

Murray says: “I am not going to resign.”

 

Jessyn Farrell, Tim Eyman Spar Over Light Rail, Car Tabs

Farrell is using Eyman’s new ballot measure to trumpet her mass transit bona fides; Eyman’s using Eyman for Eyman.

 

Vote Nikkita Oliver for Mayor

In these trying times, the candidate from the Peoples Party of Seattle is the leader we all need.

 

Jenny Durkan Stands Alone In Not Opposing the Hotel Industry’s Anti-Labor Lawsuit

At the same time, she got a major union endorsement Tuesday, complicating the business-vs.-labor dynamic in the mayor’s race.

McGinn Presses For ‘Realistic’ Progressive Tax Plan

While he supports the income tax, the candidate says there are simpler ways to make Seattle’s tax code more fair.

14 Long-Shot Candidates Explain Why They’re Running for Mayor

It costs nearly $2,000 to run for the city’s highest office. They think it’s money well spent.

In Endorsing Durkan, Murray Trashes McGinn

Murray didn’t name the candidate, but made the battle lines clear.

Murray Declares Vindication in Sex Abuse Lawsuit—And Keeps Door Open for Write-In Run

The lawsuit against him was dropped Tuesday, but lawyers for his accuser say Murray’s overplaying his hand.

Mayoral Debate at the Labor Temple Shows Many Shades of Blue

One thing’s for sure: Seattle has a lot of pro-labor candidates. But some slight differences emerged.

State Rep. Jessyn Farrell to Resign From House Seat to Focus on Seattle Mayoral Race

The move will leave the House Democrats’ slim majority a bit slimmer.

In Mayor’s Race, ‘Progressive’ Isn’t One Size Fits All

Seattle’s next leader will be liberal. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t important policy differences between the candidates.

Which Seattle Mayoral Candidate Are You?

Take our quiz to figure out which of Seattle’s leading mayoral candidates is most like you.

Making Sense of 21 Candidates: Seattle’s Mayoral Race By the Numbers

$100,000 raised in a single week and other fun facts about Seattle’s mayoral candidates.

Established Labor Is Pissed At Seattle’s New Left

With ally Ed Murray on his way out, local labor is losing its patience for leftist upstarts.

Lorena González Will Not Be Running for Mayor

The first-term councilmember considered throwing her hat into the wide-open mayor’s race, but won’t.

State Rep. Jessyn Farrell, a Pro-Transit Urbanist, Is ALSO Running for Mayor

She’s the third this week. There’s just one more week to go to file.

Murray 2.0? Jenny Durkan Poised to Build on Mayor’s Legacy, Not Reverse It

In her campaign kickoff today, she framed herself as a mainstream progressive who could get things done. Sound familiar?

Former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan to Jump Into Mayor’s Race

Seattle Councilmember M. Lorena González is rumored to also be planning to run.

Did Murray Go Far Enough? Two Opponents Argue the Mayor Should Resign Altogether

Cary Moon and Mike McGinn say the sex abuse lawsuit compromises Murray’s ability to lead. Nonsense, says Murray camp.