Hizzoner is facing reelection next year: After disastrous stumbles on the tunnel and S.R. 520, McGinn is trying to show he can walk the talk, learn to stroke his city’s interest groups, and be a bearer of bearer of good economic news as the Emerald City (formerly the Queen City) recovers from the Great Recession. He’ll get no respite. A front-rank challenger, Seattle City Councilman Tim Burgess, appears on the verge of announcing his candidacy. The former policeman and businessman flirted with the 2009 race, and probably would be running for reelection had more than his toe gone into the water. MORE...
Friday, November 23, 2012
"McGinn and challengers: The race for mayor begins"
Joel Connelly (SeattlePI.com):