Seattle Mayor's Race

Murray Says He's Not to Blame for Former Democratic Staffer Scandal

Ed Murray in spotlight as King County and SPD investigate former Democratic staffer for stealing money.

09/12/2013 By Josh Feit

One Question

One Question for Mayoral Candidate Ed Murray

THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED. One question about the tunnel for mayoral candidate Ed Murray.

09/12/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Isn't It Weird That

Isn't It Weird That ...

A weird thing we noticed about Whole Foods, Hedreen, and the mayor.

09/11/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Both Mayoral Candidates

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring McGinn's coal money?; paid sick leave; districts; and more

09/11/2013 By Morning Fizz

Afternoon Jolt

Tuesday Jolt: The Mayor's Race Heats Up

Tuesday Jolt, featuring the mayor's race.

09/10/2013 By Afternoon Jolt



Some quick thoughts on the mayor's race.

09/10/2013 By Erica C. Barnett and Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "I Think That's %$**##!"

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring foul language, surprise endorsements, cool legislation, and corporate donations.

09/10/2013 By Morning Fizz

Seattle Mayor's Race 2013

McGinn, Murray Go On the Attack in Ballard Debate

Mayor Mike McGinn and his challenger, state Sen. Ed Murray, let the claws come out in two campaign events in Ballard.

09/09/2013 By Erica C. Barnett


Murray Wins Over Fire Fighters Union

Murray adds another union endorsement to his list: the Seattle Fire Fighters Union.

09/09/2013 By Shirley Qiu


Morning Fizz: Participation

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring retaliation and participation, reelection and coalition.

09/09/2013 By Morning Fizz


A Very Cool Thing About McGinn, But...

How the Green mayor became the Blue mayor.

09/06/2013 By Josh Feit

Isn't It Weird That

Isn't It Weird That ...

A weird thing we noticed about a McGinn campaign staffer.

09/05/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Seattle Mayor's Race 2013

Harrell Endorses Murray; Murray Trashes McGinn on Public Safety

This morning, city council public safety committee chair Bruce Harrell endorsed state Sen. Ed Murray for mayor, and Murray trashed incumbent Mike McGinn's record on public safety. Oh, and city attorney Pete Holmes piled on.

09/05/2013 By Erica C. Barnett


For the Record: We're Not Pro McGinn. Or Murray.

Murray cites our anti-McGinn coverage, Times cites our anti-Murray coverage.

09/05/2013 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Escalating List of Council Endorsements

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: Harrell for Murray? The towing industry for McGinn? And Holmes for peeing in public?

09/05/2013 By Morning Fizz

Afternoon Jolt

Tuesday Jolt: Conlin and McGinn

The day's winners and losers.

09/03/2013 By Afternoon Jolt


Inside the Anti-McGinn Strategy That Colored the Mayoral Primary Ad Campaign

Some went for the direct approach, and others were cagier. But the message was the same: We aren’t like Mike.

09/03/2013 By Josh Feit


Precinct by Precinct. Game Starts After Labor Day.

The primary results indicate a clear path to victory for both McGinn and Murray: Chip away at the other's stronghold.

08/30/2013 By ElectionNerd

The Seattle Mayor's Race

Two More Council Members Formally Endorse Ed Murray for Mayor

Council President Sally Clark and Council Member Tom Rasmussen endorse Murray over incumbent Mayor McGinn.

08/29/2013 By Josh Feit

Isn't It Weird That

Isn't It Weird That ...

Some weird things we noticed about the mayor's race and the mayor's gun violence initiative.

08/27/2013 By Erica C. Barnett