Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Undecided

Caffeinated News & Gossip

08/05/2013 By Morning Fizz

Seattle Mayor's Race 2013

Vying for Second Place: The Steinbrueck and Harrell Scenarios

ElectionNerd explores the prospects for a Steinbrueck or Harrell second-place upset, courtesy of those mysterious "undecided" voters.

08/01/2013 By ElectionNerd

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Guess Who Was Visiting City Hall Yesterday

Caffeinated News & Gossip: Guess who was at City Hall yesterday?

08/01/2013 By Morning Fizz

Seattle Mayor's Race 2013

Steinbrueck Has Biggest Share of In-Town Money

In the mayor's race, Peter Steinbrueck has a greater percentage of hometown money than any other candidate.

07/31/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Seattle Mayor's Race 2013

Faltering McGinn Changes Tactics in Final Days. But Will It Work?

With little evidence of upward momentum, Mayor Mike McGinn appeals directly to voters. But will his latest message resonate?

07/31/2013 By ElectionNerd

Article

In Letter to McGinn, Downtown Group Decries Ongoing Violence in Area

In a letter to Mayor Mike McGinn—whose latest ad credited additional beat cops with "the lowest crime rate in 30 years"—41 downtown community members decry "frequent street violence" in the neighborhood.

07/31/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Seattle Mayor's Race 2013

Isn't It Weird That ... Election Edition

Some weird things we noticed about allegiances in this year's city elections.

07/30/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Trying to Understand How It Impacts the Process

Caffeinated News and Gossip featuring Whole Foods donations, hipster donations, and charts.

07/30/2013 By Morning Fizz

Seattle Mayor's Race 2013

Independent Expenditures for Murray: Royer Mailer, Planned Parenthood Phone Calls

Planned Parenthood and an independent expenditure campaign drop $20,000 in mail and phone calls for mayoral candidate Ed Murray, with more to come.

07/29/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Opinion

Handicapping the Mayor's Race with 11 Days to Go

With Murray's money and McGinn's Whole Foods play, it's looking like Mcginn vs. Murray.

07/26/2013 By ElectionNerd

Isn't It Weird That

Isn't It Weird That ...

Some weird things we noticed about McGinn and Amazon and Whole Foods.

07/26/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Internal SPU Email Details Tunnel Blunders

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring tunnel blunders, Harrell on Whole Foods, Steinbrueck on Murray, and Kate Martin on "thughood."

07/26/2013 By Morning Fizz

Isn't It Weird That

Isn't It Weird That...

Some really weird things we noticed about the mayoral candidates' views on Whole Foods.

07/25/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Opinion

You Know What's Divisive? Dumbed-Down Sound Bites.

Polling on Whole Foods tests Murray's campaign message.

07/25/2013 By Josh Feit

Seattle Mayor's Race 2013

Does Whole Foods Pay Too Little for Seattle? Depends Who You Ask.

Accusations fly, and questions are raised, in the ongoing debate over a proposed Whole Foods-anchored development in West Seattle that has polarized the mayoral candidates.

07/25/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Seattle Mayor's Race 2013

Murray: McGinn's Whole Foods Stance "Wrong"

Mike McGinn opponent Ed Murray says McGinn is "wrong" to oppose a Whole Foods-anchored development in West Seattle.

07/24/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Seattle Mayor's Race 2013

Extra Fizz: More On Those Murray Contributions

Extra Fizz from the mayor's race.

07/23/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Yes or No, As Mayor Will You Work With Us?

Caffeinated News and Gossip featuring contradictory answers and overlapping donations.

07/23/2013 By Morning Fizz

Seattle Mayor's Race 2013

One Question for the Mayoral Candidates on Wages and Land Use

One question for the mayoral candidates on fair wages, land use, and alley vacations.

07/22/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Seattle Mayor's Race 2013

The Numbers Aren't On McGinn's Side

The numbers—and mayoral-election history—don't look good for likely one-term Mayor Mike McGinn.

07/22/2013 By ElectionNerd