Mayor's Race 2017

Catching Up on Seattle's Mayoral Candidates

Mayoral candidates Jenny Durkan and Cary Moon are ramping up their policy game.

09/29/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Midterm 2018

Dino Rossi Is Running for Congress

"I'm not kidding myself; it's going to be a tough race."

09/22/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

7 Highlights from the First Major Mayoral Candidate Debate

Mayoral candidates Jenny Durkan and Cary Moon faced off on housing and homelessness at a Seattle University debate Tuesday night.

09/13/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Murray Allegations

So Murray Is Resigning—What's Next for the City?

Bruce Harrell will be mayor as of 5pm on Wednesday.

09/12/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

Democracy for America Endorses Moon for Mayor

It's the first time DFA has endorsed a Seattle mayoral candidate.

09/07/2017 By Hayat Norimine

The Midterm

Can the Eighth Congressional District Swing Blue?

U.S. representative Dave Reichert said Wednesday he won't run for reelection.

09/06/2017 By Hayat Norimine


Seattle's Response to Trump Ending DACA

A recap of yesterday's news on DACA.

09/06/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Attorney's Race 2017

What to Know About the City Attorney's Race

Four major issues that will continue to play out in the months to come.

08/29/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

Durkan Wants Free College, But Where Would the Money Come From?

Possible funding sources the mayoral candidate listed right now are focused on the K-12 achievement gap.

08/28/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Election 2017

45th District Independent Is Voting for Dhingra

Parker Harris received 7 percent of the votes in the August primary for the race to be the next 45th District state senator.

08/28/2017 By Hayat Norimine


Jessyn Farrell on the Mayor's Race, State Legislature, and Her Future

The former state representative says she's in mourning—not over the mayor's race, but over losing her legislative seat.

08/24/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Election 2017

Is the Democratic "Trifecta" Coming?

The 45th District state Senate race come November will determine the power in Olympia.

08/22/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

Q&A with Nicole Grant: Why MLKC Labor Council Endorsed Durkan

"I think that Seattleites, including our members, want business and labor to mix in this city in a way that's progressive."

08/18/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

Nikkita Oliver: Despite Third-Place Finish, "We Declare This a Victory"

Jenny Durkan and Cary Moon both said they would work hard to earn the support of those who didn't vote for them.

08/15/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

A Quiet, Unacknowledged Victory for Cary Moon

"Rushing forward to claim a decisive outcome while some ballots are in limbo would only create distrust,” Moon said on Friday.

08/08/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

Moon Keeps Her Second-Place Lead, With Oliver Trailing Closely Behind

Another 14,000 ballots counted on Monday narrowed the gap to just 1,664 votes between Cary Moon and Nikkita Oliver, but few ballots are left uncounted.

08/07/2017 By Hayat Norimine

News Roundup

Week in Review: Chinatown, Election Returns, and Health Care

A wrap-up of last week's news in politics.

08/07/2017 By Liz Weber

Mayor's Race 2017

Moon's Lead Over Oliver Narrows in Mayor's Race

Nikkita Oliver is just 1.3 percentage points away, but the path to victory remains slim.

08/04/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Council Position 8 Race

Mosqueda and Grant Will Face Off in General Election

Sara Nelson conceded after Thursday's results.

08/04/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

Moon Keeps Her Solid Second-Place Lead Over Oliver

Nearly 143,000 Seattle ballots have been counted with about 30,000 more to count tomorrow.

08/03/2017 By Hayat Norimine