Mayor's Race

Cary Moon. Photo by Alex Garland

Cary Moon Wants to Crack Down on Real-Estate Profiteers. Will That Help?

Experts are split on whether non-resident buyers are hurting Seattle’s affordability.

 

Jenny Durkan and Cary Moon on stage at Seattle U on September 12. Photo by Casey Jaywork

Moon Campaign Calls Out Big Corporations for Quietly Funding Durkan Campaign

Though both mayoral candidates have plans for supporting small businesses in Seattle.

 

Left to right: Seattle City Councilmember Mike O’Brien, mayoral staffer Will Lemke, and Mayor Ed Murray ‘test-drive’ an electric car in September 2016. Screenshot via Seattle City Council

As the World Burns, Mayoral Candidates Differ on Electric Cars

Durkan embraces electric cars, while Moon is more skeptical.

 

Jenny Durkan. Photo by Nathalie Graham

Durkan Pitches Free Two-Year College for All Seattle Public School Graduates

Funding will come from somewhere in Seattle’s existing budget, Durkan says.

Jenny Durkan. Photo by Nathalie Graham
Cary Moon Tenderly Courts Unnatural Constituents

Cary Moon Tenderly Courts Unnatural Constituents

To meet Jenny Durkan’s institutional support, Moon must woo the young leftists she just beat.

Cary Moon Tenderly Courts Unnatural Constituents
Cary Moon. Photo by Alex Garland.

Cary Moon Agrees to Nikkita Oliver-Moderated Forum; Jenny Durkan ‘Happy to Consider’ It

The unorthodox forum is a calculated risk for both candidates, but in very different ways.

Cary Moon. Photo by Alex Garland.

Actually…Oliver Is Way Farther From Triggering a Recount Than We Thought

Oliver needs to gain 1,000 votes on Moon to force a recount. That’s not going to happen.

Oliver Again Inches Up on Moon

Oliver now trails by just more than 1,300 votes.

Oliver Again Gains on Moon, But Her Path to Victory Is Narrow

An Oliver victory will rely on an extremely strong showing with very few ballots.

Nikkita Oliver on election night. Photo by Casey Jaywork

Latest Ballot Results Show Nikkita Oliver Gaining on Cary Moon

But with only about 18,000 votes left to count, the window for overtaking Moon for second place in the mayoral primary is closing fast.

Nikkita Oliver on election night. Photo by Casey Jaywork
Nikkita Oliver on election night. Photo by Casey Jaywork

Oliver Campaign Looks to Challenged Ballots For Late Push

Signature issues have caused about 2,000 ballots from Seattle voters to not be counted.

Nikkita Oliver on election night. Photo by Casey Jaywork
Cary Moon. Photo by Alex Garland

Still No Late-Voter Surge for Nikkita Oliver

Cary Moon retains second-place position; Oliver running out of time to catch up.

Cary Moon. Photo by Alex Garland
Nikkita Oliver takes the stage at her primary election night party. Photo by Casey Jaywork

Late Ballots Could Help Nikkita Oliver, But Maybe Not Sara Nelson

Conventional wisdom says the late voters are the far-left voters. Will that sway the election?

Nikkita Oliver takes the stage at her primary election night party. Photo by Casey Jaywork
Council Split On Mayor’s Fate Following New Abuse Revelations
Council Split On Mayor’s Fate Following New Abuse Revelations
Jessyn! Watch out! Photo by Nathalie Graham

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.

Jessyn! Watch out! Photo by Nathalie Graham
Vote Nikkita Oliver for Mayor

Vote Nikkita Oliver for Mayor

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

Vote Nikkita Oliver for Mayor

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.

Mike McGinn. Photo by Alex Garland

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.

Mike McGinn. Photo by Alex Garland
14 Long-Shot Candidates Explain Why They’re Running for Mayor

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.

14 Long-Shot Candidates Explain Why They’re Running for Mayor
Jenny Durkan joins Mayor Ed Murray for Murray’s endorsement of her candidacy. Photo by Nathalie Graham

In Endorsing Durkan, Murray Trashes McGinn

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

Jenny Durkan joins Mayor Ed Murray for Murray’s endorsement of her candidacy. Photo by Nathalie Graham
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