The C Is for Crank

McGinn Staffer Attacks This Crank as "Sexist"

Mayor Mike McGinn's chief of staff calls me "sexist" for pointing out that he has fewer female department heads than his predecessor. Hmm.

08/09/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

One Question

One Question for Peter Steinbrueck Supporters

As we noted yesterday, the '90s are over. So who will supporters of Seattle's "neighborhood" mayoral candidate, Peter Steinbrueck, back now?

08/08/2013 By Erica C. Barnett


Isn't It Weird That ... Mark Sidran Edition

An endorsement that could come back to haunt Ed Murray.

08/08/2013 By Josh Feit


ElectionNerd: On To The General Election!

ElectionNerd predicts the path forward for both Murray and McGinn.

08/08/2013 By ElectionNerd

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Field vs. Field

Caffeinated News & Gossip

08/08/2013 By Morning Fizz

Seattle Mayor's Race 2013

More On McGinn's Gender Problem

Mayor Mike McGinn claims we got the facts wrong on the gender breakdown of his cabinet. We didn't.

08/07/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Seattle Mayor's Race 2013

Post-Election Jolt: Primary Winners and Losers

Post-Election Jolt: More winners and losers from last night's primary.

08/07/2013 By Afternoon Jolt


A Primer on the Seattle Mayor’s Race

A primer on the candidates, the issues, and the personalities vying to run the city. Pay attention: There will be a quiz.

07/01/2013 By Erica C. Barnett and Josh Feit With Carryn Vande Griend

Seattle Mayor's Race 2013

Handicapping the Mayoral Primary

Guest editorial: Handicapping the mayoral primary, with Ed Murray back in the mix.

06/28/2013 By ElectionNerd

Seattle Mayor's Race

Ron Sims Endorses Ed Murray for Mayor

Murray picks up endorsement from former King County Executive Ron Sims.

06/27/2013 By Josh Feit

Seattle Mayor's Race 2013

Mayoral Candidates Talk Education, Race, and Gentrification at Juneteenth Forum

At a Juneteenth forum, the candidates for mayor talk education, race, and gentrification.

06/20/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Seattle Mayor's Race 2013

Last Week in the Mayor's Race

How'd the mayoral candidate do last week, and where do they stand?

06/17/2013 By CampaignNerd


Candidate Cash Flow

A guide to who's getting and spending in the Seattle mayor's race.


PubliCola Adds Life

PubliCola Goes to the Movies

We're hosting a political film series at the Northwest Film Forum starring the mayoral candidates.

06/06/2013 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Thursday Jolt: The Latest Campaign Finance Numbers

The day's winners and losers.

06/06/2013 By Afternoon Jolt

Afternoon Jolt

Tuesday Jolt: Mayoral Money

The day's winners and losers.

06/04/2013 By Afternoon Jolt

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Coming Through the August Primary

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring polling, taxing, messaging, and funding.

06/04/2013 By Morning Fizz

One Question

One Question for Kate Martin

One question for mayoral candidate Kate Martin.

05/31/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

One Question

With Labor Rocking Seattle Today, We Had One Question for All the Mayoral Cadidates

Looking at the mayoral candidates' labor support.

05/30/2013 By Erica C. Barnett and Josh Feit


Meet the Challengers: Ed Murray

The Capitol Hill Democrat has plenty of experience in state politics but isn’t well known here in Seattle.

05/22/2013 By Josh Feit and Eric C. Barnett