News Roundup

Top Stories of the Week: City Council Appointment, ICE Arrests, Birth Control Rollbacks

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

10/06/2017 By Araz Hachadourian

Mayor's Race 2017

Catching Up on Seattle's Mayoral Candidates

Mayoral candidates Jenny Durkan and Cary Moon are ramping up their policy game.

09/29/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

7 Highlights from the First Major Mayoral Candidate Debate

Mayoral candidates Jenny Durkan and Cary Moon faced off on housing and homelessness at a Seattle University debate Tuesday night.

09/13/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Murray Allegations

Murray Resigns After Fifth Man Accuses Mayor of Sexual Abuse

Mayoral candidate Cary Moon said the city was more willing to "circle the wagons and protect his legacy" than to demand justice for survivors.

09/12/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Murray Allegations

Seattle Times: Murray's Cousin Becomes Fifth to Accuse Him of Sexual Abuse

The Seattle mayor again denied the claim.

09/12/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

Democracy for America Endorses Moon for Mayor

It's the first time DFA has endorsed a Seattle mayoral candidate.

09/07/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

Durkan Wants Free College, But Where Would the Money Come From?

Possible funding sources the mayoral candidate listed right now are focused on the K-12 achievement gap.

08/28/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Q&A

Jessyn Farrell on the Mayor's Race, State Legislature, and Her Future

The former state representative says she's in mourning—not over the mayor's race, but over losing her legislative seat.

08/24/2017 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mayor's Race 2017

Candidate Profile: Nikkita Oliver

The sixth in a series of mayoral candidate profiles.

07/24/2017 By Hayat Norimine

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

Mayor's Race 2017

Tim Eyman Awkwardly Gets Involved in Seattle's Mayoral Race

In an odd press release Friday morning, Eyman likened Durkan to Donald Trump.

07/14/2017 By Hayat Norimine