González, Mosqueda take huge leads for Seattle council seats; Durkan ahead for mayor

Supporters of González and Mosqueda also lauded the increased influence of people of color — especially women of color — in local politics.
Nov 8, 2017

Man who accused Seattle mayor of sexual abuse drops lawsuit

The man who sued Seattle Mayor Ed Murray accusing him of paying him for sex when he was a teenager has dropped the lawsuit, his attorney said on Wednesday.
Jun 15, 2017

Lawyer, activist and poet Nikkita Oliver enters Seattle mayoral race

Nikkita Oliver announced her candidacy for Seattle mayor on Wednesday.
Mar 9, 2017
Andres Salomon talks with a supporter outside the UW Light Rail Station Wednesday after announcing that he's running for mayor. (Photo by Katie Anastas)

Ecuadorian immigrant, bike advocate Andres Salomon announces run for mayor

In his campaign to unseat Ed Murray as mayor, software developer Andres Salomon looks to tie housing affordability and transportation to immigrant rights.
Feb 1, 2017

City of Seattle to add paid leave for new parents

Tonight at 6pm, the Seattle City Council invites the public to an informational meeting and open discussion at the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute on gender pay equity.
Dec 2, 2014
Mayor McGinn signing a memorandum of understanding with counterpart in Seattle sister city Chongqing, China. (Photo courtesy McGinn Campaign)

Candidates for Seattle mayor tout their global credentials

The race between Mayor Mike McGinn and his opponent, state Sen. Ed Murray, is an opportunity to recognize what a global city Seattle has become.
Oct 18, 2013