King 5
Results from Washington’s top 2021 primary election races

Seattle City Council Position 8 Incumbent Teresa Mosqueda held her lead in the primary race for Seattle City Council Position 8 after another round of ballots were counted Friday. Mosqueda has 59% of the vote. Trailing is Kenneth Wilson with 17% of the vote, followed by Kate Martin with 12% of the vote. Mosqueda was elected to the council in 2017 as a first-time candidate with nearly 60% of the vote. … Read More

Seattle Times
Teresa Mosqueda headed to general, Sara Nelson and Nikkita Oliver lead in Seattle City Council races

Tuesday night’s primary results show a competitive race shaping up for one of two citywide Seattle City Council seats in the Nov. 2 general election. In the race for Position 8, council incumbent Teresa Mosqueda is headed for the general election with nearly 55% of Tuesday’s vote count, an expected outcome given her fundraising advantage over her lesser-known competitors. The other citywide position, vacated by council President M. Lorena González in her run for mayor, yielded a more competitive split between Sara Nelson and Nikkita Oliver, with 42% and … Read More

Crosscut
Four reasons Seattle’s left will likely prevail in November

Overconfident punditry is a dangerous game, but I’m calling the general election now. Lorena González will be Seattle’s next mayor and Nikkita Oliver will be joining the Seattle City Council. What did we learn about Seattle’s electorate on primary night? The simplest race to interpret is Seattle City Council Position 8, where incumbent Teresa Mosqueda took 55% of the vote. Mosqueda is undeniably effective, progressive and — I know we’re not supposed to say this about female politicians, but it’s … Read More

King 5
Teresa Mosqueda takes strong lead in primary race for Seattle City Council at-large position

SEATTLE — Incumbent Teresa Mosqueda leads the primary race for the Seattle City Council Position 8. Mosqueda has 57% of the votes as of Thursday afternoon. Trailing is Kenneth Wilson with 18% of the vote, followed by Kate Martin. A total of 10 candidates faced off in the primary election for the at-large position on the council. The top two primary candidates advance to the general election in November. Mosqueda raised at least $176,000 in donations and Democracy vouchers, well … Read More

My Northwest
Early frontrunners emerge in latest polling for pair of Seattle council races

With ballots beginning to arrive, new polling numbers for Seattle’s two at-large city council races paint a picture of how both races are beginning to play out. Former, current council presidents lead polling in race for Seattle mayor Between Monday, July 12, and Thursday, July 15, the Northwest Progressive Institute (NPI) collected online surveys from 617 voters, asking who they planned to vote for in August’s primary election. For those who said they were undecided, they were then asked who … Read More

Progressive and Effective – Endorsement News

Friends – This just in: I got The Stranger’s endorsement!   The Stranger recognized the “brains and ‘consensus-building’ brawn” that has delivered landmark progressive policy and, like us, they want more of … Continued

NBC Right Now
$3.4M Uber Paid Sick Days Settlement Largest In History Of Seattle Labor Standards Enforcement

SEATTLE, June 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Teamsters celebrated the announcement of a $3.4 million settlement agreement with Uber over alleged violations of the City's groundbreaking Gig Worker Paid Sick and Safe Time Ordinance. Over 15,000 drivers will benefit from the largest settlement agreement in the history of the Seattle Office of Labor Standards. "When I needed to take time off work to help my wife through emergency surgery, I wasn't paid for sick days that I had earned," said Papa Diawara, an Uber driver who … Read More

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
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Teresa Mosqueda

Thank you Nicole Thomas-Kennedy for Seattle City Attorney for your endorsement and your commitment to #community-led safety! Seattle, let’s vote for truly transformative policies this November 💪🏽 ... See MoreSee Less

Thank you Nicole Thomas-Kennedy for Seattle City Attorney for your endorsement and your commitment to #community-led safety! Seattle, let’s vote for truly transformative policies this November 💪🏽
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Teresa Mosqueda

Unfortunately, our #DoorKnockTheBlock THIS Saturday (9/25) at Soundview Playfield has been postponed BUT you can head to TeamTeresa.org/events to join us for the many upcoming walks we have planned. See you out there in October, #TeamTeresa 👋🏽💜 ... See MoreSee Less

Unfortunately, our #DoorKnockTheBlock THIS Saturday (9/25) at Soundview Playfield has been postponed BUT you can head to TeamTeresa.org/events to join us for the many upcoming walks we have planned. See you out there in October, #TeamTeresa 👋🏽💜
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Thank you @ntk4justice for your endorsement and your commitment to #community-led safety! Seattle, let’s vote for truly transformative policies this November 💪🏽
Unfortunately, our #DoorKnockTheBlock THIS Saturday (9/25) at Soundview Playfield has been postponed BUT you can head to TeamTeresa.org/events to join us for the many upcoming walks we have planned. See you out there in October, #TeamTeresa 👋🏽💜
Standing in solidarity with the @nwcarpenters as they fight for #fair and #livable wages in the cities they’ve built!

I will keep fighting to support you with public policy from the city that addresses parking, housing, and congestion.
Are you committed to bringing core progressive values to City Hall? Then join #TeamTeresa for #DoorKnockTheBlock THIS Saturday at Soundview Playfield to talk to neighbors about our people-powered progressive campaign 💜💪🏽 sign up at TeamTeresa.org/36th
Our region prides itself on our #maritime industry and the outstanding work of our #sailors. I thank you all for your contributions to the prosperity of our city and I am honored to earn your sole endorsement, Sailors’ Union of the Pacific!
Thank you to the @fremontchamber for inviting me to the Pacific Fisherman Shipyard to discuss the importance of good #LivingWage jobs in Seattle, supporting the growth of the #maritime industry right here in Ballard, and creating #housing to address the most pressing City issues.