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July 2, 2013 at 7:18 AM

Ed Murray gets highest rating from Muni League in mayor’s race

State Sen. Ed Murray, getting a rating of “outstanding,” topped the nine-candidate field in the Seattle mayor’s race in ratings released today by the Municipal League.

Mayor Mike McGinn and former City Councilmemeber Peter Steinbrueck were rated “very good;” City Councilmember Bruce Harrell and real-estate broker Charles Staadecker were rated “good.”

The Municipal League characterizes its ratings as nonpartisan assessments of candidates’ involvement, character, effectiveness and knowledge.  Sixty volunteers spent a combined 2,000 hours evaluating 80 candidates for city, county, port and school-board positions.

For a complete list of the ratings, see  www.munileagueratings.org.

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