Mayor's Race 2017

Murray Won't Seek Write-In Campaign, Endorses Jenny Durkan

"I really do not want to see this city go back to the divisiveness that I inherited," the Seattle mayor said.

06/29/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

McGinn Wants Another Shot at Mayor

McGinn announced his candidacy Monday morning over Twitter.

04/17/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Mayor Met with Lincoln Towing During Odd Bid Process

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring a meeting with the mayor.

10/11/2013 By Morning Fizz


The Mayoral Primary Heavily Favors Peter Steinbrueck

His base is largely 65 years and older, and they love voting. In every election.

07/09/2013 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: The Political Fray

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring digs, donations, and a sense of irony.

07/02/2013 By Morning Fizz


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

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: He Suggested Sardonically

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring polls, denials, and political jams.

06/27/2013 By Morning Fizz


PubliCalendar: Light Bulbs, Light Rail, and Successful Students

Today’s picks for civic nerds.

03/12/2013 By Anna Chatilo

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Unstoppable Political Momentum

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: the arena, the mayor, and a mayoral hopeful. Oh, and the Seahawks.

01/07/2013 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: The Rules Were Amended

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: map overlays, conspiracy theories, and rule changes.

12/19/2012 By Morning Fizz

On Other Blogs Today

Extra On Other Blogs: Q&A with Mayor McGinn

McGinn on the future (and past) of the Sonics.

10/29/2012 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Erasing the Record

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: McKenna's Orwellian tactics; Inslee's disingenuous tactics; DelBene's money; and Sinderman's big decision.

10/26/2012 By Morning Fizz


Hard Times and Gridlocks

Our daily picks for civic nerds.

10/24/2012 By Katie Vincent

City Hall

McGinn Proposes Extra $15 Million in Public-Safety Spending Over Next Two Years

Mayor Mike McGinn has proposed spending an additional $15 million, including funding for 10 new officers, over the next two years.

09/14/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Contradiction? McGinn on the Arena vs. McGinn on the Tunnel

Then: Mayor Mike McGinn vetoed the tunnel agreements because he wanted more environmental analysis. Now: He supports signing the arena agreements even in the absence of environmental analysis.

08/13/2012 By Erica C. Barnett


May Day Jolt

The day's winners and losers.

05/01/2012 By Afternoon Jolt

Morning Fizz

It Doesn't Fit Into the Long-Term Future of Our State

Wednesday Edition. Caffeinated News & Gossip.

02/22/2012 By Morning Fizz


Civil Rights Groups Want Tougher Talk From McGinn on SPD

Civil rights groups want tougher talk from McGinn on SPD.

12/21/2011 By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee

City Hall

McGinn Public Safety Budget: Cop Hiring Freeze; Preserve Advocates, Mounted Unit

Mayor Mike McGinn's budget plan: continued freeze on police hiring, preservation of crime prevention coordinators, victim advocates, and mounted unit.

09/24/2011 By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee

Morning Fizz

Don't Throw Riders Under the Bus

Wednesday Fizz: Live from last night's packed Metro cuts hearing; a city report on the paid sick leave proposal; a rainy day fund proposal from Mayor McGinn; and more.

07/13/2011 By Morning Fizz