Businessman Joe Mallahan jumped ahead in the latest vote count in the Seattle mayor's race.
Environmentalist Michael McGinn dropped to second and two-term incumbent Greg Nickels remained in third place.McGinn, whose signature issue is opposition to the $4.2 billion tunnel replacement for the Alaskan Way Viaduct, wasn't backing down on that stand. He has said the $930 million the city would contribute to the project would be better spent elsewhere. "If I'm elected mayor we are not going to allocate $930 million for that tunnel," he said.
Wednesday, August 19, 2009
"Mallahan takes lead in latest Seattle mayor's vote count"
Chris Grygiel (Strange Bedfellows):