State Sen. Ed Murray is expected to decide this week whether to run a write-in campaign for mayor. Regardless of the candidate, he said he was skeptical a write-in candidate could succeed. Worse, he said, voters might find it "condescending" if they're offered a third choice after they already selected their top two.Howie P.S.: Some may consider the source and dismiss this report. And they may be right to do so.
"It's kind of saying, 'you voters are so damn emotional, do you know what you did?' That's kind of patronizing. As a voter, I don't want to be treated like that."
Monday, August 31, 2009
"Chamber, labor officials skeptical about a Seattle write-in campaign"
Emily Hefter (Politics Northwest-Seattle Times):