Dear Seattle voters: That must have felt good.Howie P.S.: The Seattle Times has profiles of Mallahan and McGinn, too.
You finally took out your long-simmering resentment of Mayor Greg Nickels by shoving him aside in last week's primary.
Now, what will a November matchup look like between Joe Mallahan and Mike McGinn?At his news conference Friday, Mallahan said he had again reached out to union officials: "I've told them I'm not a vindictive guy, and I'd like to get to know them better."
In an interview, McGinn said he, too, is reaching out to unions, along with business and neighborhood organizations. His opposition to the tunnel could cost him some endorsements, he acknowledged, but "labor is not monolithic. Neither is business... we're talking to everybody. We'd love their support."
Sunday, August 23, 2009
"Mallahan or McGinn: What it will take to win"
Jim Brunner and Emily Heffter (Seattle Times):