My Northwest
With deadline passed, fields are now set for Seattle mayor, council, and city attorney elections

The filing window for Seattle election candidates closed last Friday, with the fields for mayor, two city council seats, and city attorney now officially set. Seattle begins mailing out democracy vouchers Neither the race for Seattle mayor nor city council position 9 will feature an incumbent candidate. Meanwhile, both City Attorney Pete Holmes and at-large Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda are both running for reelection.   Mayor With Mayor Jenny Durkan not seeking reelection, the race to replace her features the most … Read More

Crosscut
Seattle’s COVID relief money to focus on direct aid, housing

Seattle will get $300 million in COVID relief funding over two years. Here are the city's priorities. Mayor Jenny Durkan and members of the Seattle City Council released their plan for spending $128 million in federal COVID-19 pandemic relief Thursday, focusing their efforts primarily on direct relief, economic recovery, housing and homelessness. “This proposal will kick-start Seattle’s recovery by prioritizing the economic recovery of our businesses, the revitalization of our neighborhoods, and increasing shelter and housing to those in need,” … Read More

Seattle Times
A pivotal year for local elections

Step up, candidates for local office. Filing week for the 2021 election opens on Monday. Given the ravages of the pandemic from education to the economy and exacerbating the homelessness crisis, it has never been more important for committed and qualified contenders to make their case for change or for staying the course. In this odd-year election, voters will choose representatives for county commissions, port districts, city councils, public school boards and special purpose districts. Elections officials in King, Snohomish, Pierce and other counties … Read More

AP
Seattle City Councilmember Mosqueda to seek 2nd term

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle City Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda will seek a second term on the Council, she announced Wednesday. Mosqueda’s reelection bid, to her citywide seat, means she will not run for mayor. Mosqueda’s name had popped up in conversations about potential candidates to succeed Mayor Jenny Durkan, who is not seeking reelection, the Seattle Times reported. A post to Mosqueda’s campaign website says she will seek reelection, calling her a “Leader for rights of workers and champion for affordable housing.” … Read More

South Seattle Emerald
COUNCILMEMBER TERESA MOSQUEDA: FINDING COMMONALITY IN DIVISION

When Seattle City Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda reflects on her past four years in office, she celebrates hard-fought wins for healthier families, worker protections, and small businesses. Yet COVID-19 hit and reversed the progression, significantly impacting many of the people Mosqueda has worked so hard to protect. For this reason, Mosqueda is running for a second term on the City Council, believing her work is not yet done. “I don’t want us to recover to what we were before,” Mosqueda said. … Read More
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4 days ago
Teresa Mosqueda

We did it‼️ Congratulations to Pete Holmes and the Seattle City Attorney’s Office— JumpStart has been ruled constitutionally permissible and I’m #JumpingForJumpStart! 🤸‍♀️ Now let’s go build some affordable housing, GND funding, and equitable investments 💪🏽 ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations!! Your diligence paid off - thank you!

4 days ago
Teresa Mosqueda

Gun violence is a public health crisis that especially harms our youth and BIPOC communities. Today, on #GunViolencePreventionDay, we must emphasize the importance of local and regional collective action to keep our communities safe!

Our children deserve to grow up in safe and healthy neighborhoods. Let’s invest in domestic violence prevention programs, community organizations, and services that allow at-risk folks safe housing, food & resource security, and mental health care!

Gun violence is preventable. Read more about my priorities to reduce gun violence here:
www.teamteresa.org/priorities/equity/
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Gun violence is a public health crisis that especially harms our youth and BIPOC communities. Today, on #GunViolencePreventionDay, we must emphasize the importance of local and regional collective action to keep our communities safe!

Our children deserve to grow up in safe and healthy neighborhoods. Let’s invest in domestic violence prevention programs, community organizations, and services that allow at-risk folks safe housing, food & resource security, and mental health care!

Gun violence is preventable. Read more about my priorities to reduce gun violence here:
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We did it‼️ Congratulations to Pete Holmes & the city attorney’s office— JumpStart has been ruled constitutionally permissible and I’m #JumpingForJumpStart! 🤸‍♀️ Now let’s go build some affordable housing, GND funding, and equitable investments 💪🏽
These young dems have endorsed #TeamTeresa 🤩 Thank you @kingcountyyds, I am so honored to fight alongside you to bring #youth voices to our decision-making tables 💪🏽
Happy #PrideMonth2021 ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜
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