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.