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

Turning Hate into Hope

Friends, Like many Americans I began Wednesday, January 6th in good spirits: Progressive Democrats won both special elections in Georgia due to the hard work of incredible Black women who … Continued

My Northwest
Teresa Mosqueda to run for reelection to Seattle council, won’t pursue mayoral campaign

Teresa Mosqueda announced Wednesday that she intends to run for reelection to her at-large Seattle City Council position in 2021, rather than pursue a mayoral campaign. Speculating on potential candidates for Seattle’s 2021 mayoral race Mosqueda had long been rumored as a potential candidate to replace outgoing Mayor Jenny Durkan, who had announced in December that she wouldn’t be pursuing a second term herself. Even with a potentially open path to the mayor’s office, Mosqueda — who chairs the council’s budget … Read More

Capitol Hill Blog
Popular on Capitol Hill — and possible mother of the Pike/Pine ‘superblock,’ Mosqueda says she’ll run to keep seat on City Council — not join race for mayor

After leading Seattle through a sometimes fractious effort to begin the process of redirecting the city’s budget from policing to social and community spending in the midst of a summer of Black Lives Matter protests, citywide City Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda announced Wednesday she will seek to retain her seat at City Hall in November’s election ending speculation of a possible run for mayor. “As we turn the page on a tumultuous period for our City and nation, we need leaders who can bring people … Read More

West Seattle Blog
Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda running for re-election

Though some speculated she might run for mayor, West Seattle-residing City Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda has decided to run for re-election instead. Mosqueda has moved to North Delridge since her 2017 election to Position 8, one of two at-large (citywide) seats on the council. She was in the spotlight last year for multiple reasons, including as the council’s budget chair, and as sponsor of the “JumpStart” tax, as well as workers-rights issues. The early-morning news release announcing her candidacy quotes her as saying, “There … Read More
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