Monday, July 13, 2009

"Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels and Mayoral Candidate Joe Mallahan" (audio)

KUOW, with audio (53:30):

The primaries are right around the corner. Today incumbent mayor, Greg Nickels, joins us followed by mayoral candidate Joe Mallahan. Nickels has been accused of being out of touch with voter priorities. For instance, some are questioning the recent $40,000 bonus given to the chief of City Light. He'll discuss this and other issues including the ongoing construction and the light rail, slated to open on July 18. Mallahan has worked in business, not politics, but he believes his "get it done attitude" can improve Seattle. What is his campaign platform? Email your questions to "Weekday" or call during the show at 1.800.289.KUOW.

Tomorrow on Weekday: Greendays Gardening Panel: Gardening and Travel


Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels has been the mayor of Seattle for two terms and announced last month his intention to run for a third term. He is currently in Washington, D.C., meeting with President Obama about a new Urban Affairs office that is being created.

Joe Mallahan is vice president of operations at T–Mobile. He's running to be Seattle's Mayor.

Howie P.S.: Here's a good chance to make a side-by-comparison. I've made mine!

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