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Replay and recap: The Mayoral transportation and housing forum

Did you know there’s a primary August 1? That’s not very far away. So if you haven’t been paying attention to the open Seattle Mayoral and City Council Position 8 races, now is the time to get caught up. The … Continue reading

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Thursday forum will test mayor/Council hopefuls on transportation and housing in a growing Seattle

Though transportation is always an important issue in local elections, Seattle has passed a lot of major funding initiatives on the city, regional and statewide levels in recent years. With such major votes finally in the rearview mirror, other issues … Continue reading

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Citing new ‘exciting candidates,’ Salomon drops out of mayoral race

When Andres Salomon arrived at UW Station with a cargo bike full of homemade tamales and announced his campaign for Seattle mayor, he did so because it seemed nobody else was preparing to challenge the well-funded and seemingly-popular incumbent Ed … Continue reading

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Waterfront champion Cary Moon enters the mayoral race

Cary Moon — a strong champion for vibrant, people-focused places — has officially declared her candidacy for Seattle mayor. Moon has been a vital organizer for a people-focused waterfront downtown and currently serves on the One Center City advisory committee. … Continue reading

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Mike McGinn will run for another term as mayor

Standing in the yard of his Greenwood house with his family — a couple campaign signs leaning against the white picket fence, perhaps dusted off after four years in storage — Mike McGinn announced his candidacy for mayor. This wil be his third mayoral … Continue reading

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With cargo bike full of tamales, Andres Salomon announces run for Seattle Mayor

Andres Salomon was born in Ecuador and moved to the United States when he was three. His wife Anna moved to the U.S. as a refugee when she was five. They met at MIT and named their son Atom (which … Continue reading

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Mayor Murray cancels bike share expansion, will shut down Pronto March 31

Mayor Ed Murray has scrapped his bike share expansion plan, ending the city’s efforts to create a new public e-assist bike system to replace the doomed Pronto system set to shut down March 31. This officially ends a frustrating era … Continue reading

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