Mike McGinn took a decisive lead in the Seattle mayor's race Friday night, leading by 2,384 votes.Howie P.S.: Chris Grygiel's seattlepi.com story adds this important detail:
Joe Mallahan would now have to get about 54 percent of the remaining votes to catch up to McGinn.King County Elections will release more vote totals Monday. Officials estimate about 80,000 ballots are left to tally countywide, which would mean about 30,000 in Seattle.
McGinn...now leads by 2,384 votes - well outside the margin for a mandatory recount, according to the latest results posted Friday evening.