Seattle Mayor

Safe Routes and Social Housing Headline Jessyn Farrell’s Mayoral Platform

Getting urbanism right is a big reason Jessyn Farrell is running for Mayor of Seattle. "In an era where we're reckoning with systemic racism and...
Bruce Harrell in a suitcoast with a microphone in hand at his candidacy announcement press conference.

Bruce Harrell Would Follow the Data as Mayor, but Where Will It Lead Him?

"The City, both the Council and Mayor, are not seeing the opportunity that we have in the midst of a crisis," Mayoral candidate Bruce...
Colleen Echohawk with a colorful mural in the background showing an indigenous with a handprint over her lips.

Colleen Echohawk Focuses on Housing the Homeless in Seattle Mayoral Run

Colleen Echohawk thought long and hard about running for mayor.  The executive director of the Chief Seattle Club — a services organization in Pioneer Square...
Farrell smiles with a brick background.

Jessyn Farrell Declares for Mayor, Promising Housing Push and Universal Childcare

Jessyn Farrell joined an increasingly crowded Seattle Mayoral race on Thursday, and she came out swinging. “If you feel really great about how things...
Bruce Harrell sits at a desk signing some orders at City Hall with a dozen supporters looking on.

Bruce Harrell Stakes Claim to Center Lane in Seattle Mayor Bid

Former City Councilmember Bruce Harrell announced his bid for Mayor of Seattle today. While light on policy specifics, the themes Harrell stressed included decreasing...
Mayor Durkan with Ferris wheel and Seattle waterfront in background

Durkan Is Botching Homelessness Policy and Blaming Journalists for the News

“My constituents are mad. All of Seattle is mad, and to be honest, I’m mad too," Councilmember Tammy Morales said in a statement Friday....
Protesters react with fists raised in solidarity as Nikkita Oliver takes the stage at City Hall on Wednesday June 3rd. (Photo by Doug Trumm)

This Really Is a Tipping Point Election for Seattle

Seattle's next mayor faces a tough job. The challenges staring down the city are many and navigating through multiple crises won’t be easy. The...
Mayor Durkan delivers her speech

Mayor Durkan Lays Out Brief Agenda in Brief Speech

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan's final state of the city speech was just six minutes long. Typically, the annual speech is about four times longer,...