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November 5, 2013 at 7:18 AM

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

With a substantial lead in initial results, Ed Murray speaks to his supporters at Neumos.His husband Michael Shiosaki, left, celebrates with him. (Photo by Alan Berner / The Seattle Times) Mayor Mike McGinn Sen. Ed Murray State Sen. Ed Murray’s promise of a more collaborative leadership style carried him to victory Tuesday night, as voters…


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December 18, 2012 at 11:47 AM

Steinbrueck for Seattle mayor campaign seeking endorsements

Former Seattle City CouncilmemberPeter Steinbrueck 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…


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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.   Former Seattle City CouncilmemberPeter Steinbrueck 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

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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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