Joe Mallahan has emerged as a top contender for Mayor of Seattle after entering the race some 15weeks ago as an unknown with a last name no one could remember. Seattle-ites relish familiarity- sometimes to a nauseating degree- yet overwhelmingly voted for Mallahan or his opponent Mike McGinn* (who is ahead in the results) because they were fed up with the policies, ignorance and management style of soon-to-be-outgoing Mayor Nickels.
With about 9 weeks to go until election night, Mallahan makes the case for why he is best qualified to lead Seattle in a direction that is progressive, responsible and equitable. Here is my discussion with him.
Monday, September 14, 2009
"Meet Joe M-a-l-l-a-h-a-n" (with audio)
The Sable Verity, with audio: