Bruce Harrell has decided not to keep the Seattle mayor’s job. The City Council will pick a new temporary mayor to serve through Nov. 28.
In any other week, Amazon’s HQ2 announcement might have continued to dominate the local political scene. This week, however, Seattle’s mayor resigned. We discuss both stories on Episode 52 of The Overcast.
A King County judge said a Burien anti-sanctuary initiative was invalid, saying it exceeded the scope of its authority and violated state regulations “for the contents and form of a petition.”
Seattle City Council President Bruce Harrell took the oath of office Wednesday afternoon, a day after a fifth man — a relative — accused Ed Murray of child sexual abuse dating back several decades.
Powerful people were highly annoyed around here for two decades at the agitations of anti-stadium activist Chris Van Dyk. But recent events have proved him right.
Jenny Durkan, Cary Moon square off in Seattle mayoral debate overshadowed by Ed Murray’s resignation
The “Changing Seattle” was the first major, head-to-head clash between the candidates for mayor in the city’s Nov. 7 general election and was supposed to spotlight issues related to growth, housing affordable housing and homelessness.
Seattle mayoral candidates Jenny Durkan and Cary Moon addressed Seattle’s explosive growth, housing affordability, and homelessness in their first head-to-head debate since moving on from August’s primary.