Seattle mayoral race http://kplu.org en Seattle on its Way to Electing a New Mayor http://kplu.org/post/seattle-its-way-electing-new-mayor <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="font-size: 15.454545021057129px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; line-height: 15px;">Seattle may soon have a new mayor.</span></p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 04:39:30 +0000 Mike Baker & Paula Wissel 10853 at http://kplu.org Seattle on its Way to Electing a New Mayor Mayoral Candidates Differ on Most Effective Transportation Fix http://kplu.org/post/mayoral-candidates-differ-most-effective-transportation-fix <p></p><p>Have you ever been stuck in traffic or tried to get on an overcrowded bus, or had to dodge potholes in the bike lanes?</p><p>Sometimes, just getting from point A to point B can be an exercise in frustration, even if you live and work within the city limits of Seattle. The candidates for mayor of Seattle, incumbent Mike McGinn and challenger state Sen. Ed Murray both say they’ve experienced problems in getting around the city.</p><p>Not surprisingly, each candidate also says he is the best candidate to improve transportation in the city.</p><p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 12:01:00 +0000 Paula Wissel 10583 at http://kplu.org Mayoral Candidates Differ on Most Effective Transportation Fix Election 2013: What You Should Know before You Vote http://kplu.org/post/election-2013-what-you-should-know-you-vote <p><strong>CHEAT SHEETS</strong></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Initiative 522:&nbsp;</strong><a href="http://www.kplu.org/four-things-you-should-know-about-initiative-522?" style="line-height: 1.5;">Four Things You Should Know</a></p><p><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Seattle Mayoral Race: </span></strong><a href="http://www.kplu.org/ask-candidates?" style="line-height: 1.5;">Ask the Candidates</a></p><p><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Charter Amendment 19: </span></strong><a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/how-redistricting-would-change-seattles-political-landscape" style="line-height: 1.5;">How Redistricting Would Change Seattle</a></p><p><b>Seattle School Board Race:&nbsp;</b><a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/three-reasons-why-you-should-care-about-school-board-race">Three Reasons Why You Should Care</a></p><p><strong>STORIES</strong></p><p><b>Seattle Mayoral Race:&nbsp;</b></p><p><a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/behind-political-grandstanding-shared-views-street-safety" style="line-height: 1.5;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Behind 'Political Grandstanding,' Shared Views on Street Safety</span></a></p><p><a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/mayoral-candidates-differ-most-effective-transportation-fix" style="line-height: 1.5; color: rgb(1, 143, 226); text-decoration: underline;">Mayoral Candidates Differ on Most Effective Transportation Fix</a></p><p><a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/challenge-seattles-next-mayor-making-housing-affordable">Challenge for Seattle's Next Mayor: Making&nbsp;Housing Affordable</a></p><p><strong>Charter Amendment 19 for District Representation in Seattle:&nbsp;</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-voters-mull-amendment-19-tacoma-serves-example">As Seattle Voters Mull Amendment 19, Tacoma Serves as Example&nbsp;</a></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Seattle School Board Races:</strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/two-newcomers-vie-seat-seattle-school-board">Two Newcomers Vie for Seat on Seattle School Board</a></span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/do-arts-matter-seattle-school-board-candidates-weigh">Do Arts Matter? Seattle School Board Candidates Weigh In</a></span></p><p><strong>For New Washington Voters:&nbsp;</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/new-wash-voter-its-not-too-late-register">New Wash. Voter? It's Not Too Late to Register</a></p><p><a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/protips-3-things-remember-when-voting">Protips: 3 Things to Remember When Voting</a></p><p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 07:00:01 +0000 KPLU News Staff 10554 at http://kplu.org Election 2013: What You Should Know before You Vote Burgess exits Seattle mayoral race http://kplu.org/post/burgess-exits-seattle-mayoral-race <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Seattle City Council member&nbsp;Tim&nbsp;Burgess has bowed out of the mayoral race.</span></p><p>Burgess&nbsp;said recent polling showed his campaign lacked the sparkle he needed to win, and he posed a risk of splintering the vote in the crowded race.</p><p> Fri, 17 May 2013 23:30:36 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp & The Associated Press 8820 at http://kplu.org Burgess exits Seattle mayoral race