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

City Council

Council Bars Landlords from Using Criminal Records

"Regardless of my criminal history, I deserve housing. We all deserve housing."

08/14/2017 By Hayat Norimine

News Roundup

Week in Review: Election Results, Seattle's Gun Tax, and Westlake Rallies

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

08/14/2017 By Liz Weber

Mayor's Race 2017

Murray's Chief of Staff Leaving to Join King County Executive

Mike Fong has a job lined up post-Murray.

08/10/2017 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

City Council

Seattle Public Schools to Get $2.3 Million from SDOT Traffic Safety Funds

The money will allow public schools to switch to a two-tier bus system this year.

08/08/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Council

International District Resolution Prompts Backlash for Removing "Manilatown"

A substitute version of the resolution struck out "historic Manilatown" from a sentence recognizing neighborhoods in the district.

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

Election 2017

Cary Moon's Lead Grows, Race Tightens for Grant and Nelson

Day two of the primary election results.

08/02/2017 By Hayat Norimine

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