Election 2013

Mayoral Candidate Tim Burgess: On the DOJ Agreement, Density, Education, and More

City council member and mayoral candidate Tim Burgess on the city's police-accountability agreement, education, density, and more.

12/11/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Afternoon Jolt

Wednesday Jolt: Ed Murray

Ed Murray makes it official—and makes his opponents' lives more difficult.

12/05/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Election 2013

Ed Murray's Running for Mayor

Add another name to the growing list of opponents to Mayor Mike McGinn: State Sen. Ed Murray, who's formed an exploratory committee, the first step toward a mayoral run.

12/05/2012 By Erica C. Barnett and Josh Feit

The C Is For Crank

Potential McGinn Opponent: Vote for Me Because I Oppose Transit, Streetcars, and Education Funding

Potential McGinn opponent Albert Shen argues, in a Seattle Times op/ed, that Seattle has invested too much in transit, bike lanes, education, and paid sick leave.

12/04/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

One Question

One Question for Tim Burgess

One Question for mayoral candidate Tim Burgess about his Consultant.

11/30/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Election 2013

Burgess Jumps into Campaign Mode, Report Shows $1,000 Debt to Consultant Sinderman

Wasting no time, Tim Burgess jumps into campaign mode. THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED.

11/28/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Burgess Files for Mayor

City council member Tim Burgess, long rumored to be considering a run for mayor, makes it official.

11/27/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

Candidates Lining Up for Open Seats in 36th, 46th

Candidates are starting to line up for two open seats in the state house---one in North Seattle's 46th District, and one in Ballard/Queen Anne's 36th.

03/07/2012 By Josh Feit


O'Brien's Challenging Contribution Challenge

City Council member Mike O'Brien vows not to raise "a penny more" until he gets 1,000 $10 contributions. Judging from history, that's a tall order.

03/05/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

McGinn Cancels Fundraiser At Last Minute; Campaign Cites Occupy Seattle

Mayor McGinn cancels a reelection fundraiser hours before it was supposed to begin.

11/16/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


Campaign Fizz: Incumbents Continue to Lead in Money Race

Your one-stop shop for the day's local campaign news, gossip, and analysis.

09/13/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs

PI.com: Ron Sims' Mayoral Prospects

PI.com: The pros and cons of a Ron Sims bid for mayor.

09/13/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


How Burgess Can Win

How city council member Tim Burgess could defeat the mayor in 2013.

09/02/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Extra Fizz: 2013 Mayoral Rumors

Rumors are already flying about the 2013 mayoral election, when Mayor Mike McGinn will almost certainly face at least one serious challenger.

08/20/2010 By Erica C. Barnett