Election 2017

What You Need to Know About Primary Election Night

The biggest developments and what to expect in the next few days.

08/02/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Council Position 8 Race

Mosqueda and Grant Lead for General Election

Teresa Mosqueda is solidly in the lead with 30.8 percent of the votes.

08/02/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

Seattle Will Have Its First Female Mayor Since Bertha Landes

Jenny Durkan solidly makes it through the primary with Cary Moon narrowly in second place.

08/01/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Murray Allegations

Sawant Urges Murray to Resign

"I think the first step is for the city council to show the political will to do what's needed."

07/31/2017 By Hayat Norimine

News Roundup

Week in Review: Elections, MHA, and Trump's Antitrans Tweets

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

07/31/2017 By Liz Weber

City Council Position 8 Race

Candidate Profile: Sara Nelson

"The bottom line is that I am a policy wonk, and I miss public service."

07/29/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

Candidate Profile: Michael Harris

The dark horse mayoral candidate said he's a "radical" centrist.

07/29/2017 By Kendall Candioglos

City Council Position 8 Race

Candidate Profile: Charlene Strong

“Upholding the rights of all citizens is a valuable part of what we do not only in our state but in our city."

07/28/2017 By Kendall Candioglos

City Council Position 8 Race

Candidate Profile: Rudy Pantoja Jr.

Pantoja last year told a female activist his name was "Hugh Mungus." Now he's Internet famous among a certain crowd.

07/28/2017 By Kendall Candioglos

City Council Position 8 Race

Candidate Profile: Sheley Secrest

“A lot of communities feel that they’ve been left out.”

07/27/2017 By Kendall Candioglos

Election 2017

Still Having Trouble Deciding on Votes? Find All Candidate Profiles Here

Ballots for the primary election are due Tuesday. It's not too late to vote.

07/27/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Council Position 8 Race

Candidate Profile: Teresa Mosqueda

"It's about finding that common ground and finding a pathway forward."

07/26/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Council Position 8 Race

Candidate Profile: Mac McGregor

"The last election really propelled me to say it's time. People like me are not going back to the shadows again."

07/26/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Council Position 8 Race

Candidate Profile: Jon Grant

"For a very long time, I really believed that the way that you made change is through community organizing and community pressure."

07/26/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Murray Allegations

Murray Faces Mounting Pressure on Sexual Abuse Allegations

The LGBTQ Commission is asking for his resignation.

07/25/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Council Position 8 Race

Candidate Profile: Hisam Goueli

"It became clear that health care was just not represented in policymaking decisions."

07/25/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

Candidate Profile: Nikkita Oliver

The sixth in a series of mayoral candidate profiles.

07/24/2017 By Hayat Norimine

News Roundup

Week in Review: Murray Allegations, No Capital Budget, and Obamacare

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

07/21/2017 By Liz Weber

Mayor's Race 2017

Candidate Profile: Cary Moon

The fifth in a series of mayoral candidate profiles.

07/21/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

Mayoral Candidate Is Banned from City Hall for a Year

Alex Tsimerman won't be allowed to enter city hall until July 13, 2018, according to the city.

07/20/2017 By Hayat Norimine