Seattle Mayor: McGinn Close to Victory
In Seattle's mayoral election, underdog Mike McGinn is looking more and more like he will end up on top. From the Seattle Times: Mike ...
In Seattle's mayoral election, underdog Mike McGinn is looking more and more like he will end up on top. From the Seattle Times:
Mike McGinn took a decisive lead in the Seattle mayor's race Friday night, leading by 2,384 votes.
Joe Mallahan would now have to get about 54 percent of the remaining votes to catch up to McGinn.
From that same article, here's a good reminder of what McGinn faced:
Mallahan had support from state leaders, including Gov. Chris Gregoire and leading state legislators, the chairman of the Washington State Democrats, Seattle's business community, most major unions, and police and firefighters.
As a result, if McGinn wins it will be interesting to watch him interact with the governor, the unions, the business community, the firefighters, etc.
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
All U.S. Blood Donations Should Be Screened For Zika, FDA Says16 hours ago
Displaced Workers Faring Better, But Many Remain Unemployed17 hours ago
Insurance Concerns: Half of Louisiana's Recently Flooded Homes Not in 'High-Risk' Areas20 hours ago
The Week in Public Finance: Pensions' Funding Gap, An Assault on Fees and More20 hours ago
Sioux Tribe Could Get New Legal Help in Challenge Against Oil Pipeline in North Dakota20 hours ago
New Tennessee Drunk Driving Law Endangers Federal Road Funding21 hours ago