Sound Stories. Sound Voices.
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
You are on the KUOW archive site. Click here to go to our current site.

21 of you want to be Seattle's next mayor

Mayoral candidates Jenny Durkan, Mike McGinn, Cary Moon and Nikkita Oliver.
AP Photo/ Ted S. Warren, AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, Facebook Photo/Cary Moon for Mayor, Flickr Photo/UW Dept. of Communications (CC BY SA)/ https://flic.kr/p/DrmcXc
/
Mayoral candidates Jenny Durkan, Mike McGinn, Cary Moon and Nikkita Oliver.

With incumbent Mayor Ed Murray dropping out, a full score plus one of candidates are now in the race to be Seattle's next mayor.

The weeklong filing period for candidates ended Friday at 4:30 p.m. So here's who's in, according to the King County Elections website (links are to their filing info; see note below on the official list; see campaign disclosure reports here): 

Seattle City Council Position 8

It's another political free-for-all in the battle for this seat, after Councilmember Tim Burgess decided not to seek re-election. Candidates who have filed for Position 8: 

Seattle City Council Position 9

Councilmember Lorena González was considering the mayor's race, but in the end she decided to run again for the other at-large seat, Position 9.

Here are the candidates for that seat:  

Candidates still have through next Monday to withdraw if they change their mind. So King County Elections plans to release the “official” list on Tuesday.

Year started with KUOW: 2004