And Then There Were Two: McGinn versus Murray for Mayor

Lauren Mang

Primary Day is finally over and Seattle has whittled the hefty playing field of nine candidates down to just two contenders for mayor: state Senator Ed Murray and Mayor Mike McGinn. According to Knute Berger over at, come November we should be prepared for "a fascinating race between a City Hall insider who's happiest as an outsider (the mayor) and a City Hall outsider who's running as an insider (Murray)."

Berger asks a good question: Just how rough will our mayoral campaign get as the race comes down to a tough matchup between McGinn the divider and Murray the unifier? Read Berger's entire piece here.