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November 5, 2013 at 7:18 AM

Murray: ‘We’re here tonight to declare victory’ in mayor’s race

State Sen. Ed Murray’s promise of a more collaborative leadership style carried him to victory Tuesday night, as voters signaled they were fed up with four years of Mayor Mike McGinn’s political brawls. Murray grabbed a commanding 56 percent of the votes counted on election night, compared with 43 percent for McGinn. At a…


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December 18, 2012 at 11:47 AM

Steinbrueck for Seattle mayor campaign seeking endorsements

A Facebook message confirms what many around Seattle politics already knew: Peter Steinbrueck is planning to run for Seattle mayor in 2013. Justin Simmons sent a Facebook message Tuesday morning to people who had signed up on the People for Peter Steinbrueck Facebook page. “I wanted to let you know, in confidence for now (please), that Peter…


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November 30, 2012 at 6:00 AM

Friday politics: mayoral wanna-be Facebook page, state Senate leadership, Grover Norquist

Good Morning. Happy Friday.   Who’s running for Seattle mayor in 2013? Lots of people. And some are just toying with the idea before, well, likely running. Former Seattle City Council member — or should I say, friends of Steinbrueck — have launched a beg-Peter-to-run Facebook page. Publicola has more details.  Scroll down…


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November 28, 2012 at 3:26 PM

Mayoral candidate tries to woo The Stranger, but offends them instead

Newly announced Seattle mayoral candidate Tim Burgess tried to get off on the right foot yesterday with The Stranger, offering them an exclusive story about his decision to get into the race. In a flattering piece about Burgess, a city councilmember with whom The Stranger has often disagreed, Dominic Holden wrote: “Giving an advance interview to The…


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