Mike McGinn http://kuow.org en McGinn Ousted: Ed Murray Leads With 56 Percent http://kuow.org/post/mcginn-ousted-ed-murray-leads-56-percent <p>State Sen. Ed Murray appeared to be winning the Seattle mayoral race on Tuesday night, with 56 percent of the votes. Mayor Mike McGinn trailed with 43 percent.</p><p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 04:22:22 +0000 Marcie Sillman, Deborah Wang & Isolde Raftery 23332 at http://kuow.org McGinn Ousted: Ed Murray Leads With 56 Percent Seattle Mayor’s Race Now Comes Down To The 'Ground Game' http://kuow.org/post/seattle-mayor-s-race-now-comes-down-ground-game <p></p><p>It’s down to the wire in the hotly contested Seattle mayor’s race.</p><p>With the public debates and forums now largely over, the campaigns have shifted to what is called the “ground game”—phone calling, doorbelling, sign waving.</p><p>Volunteers for incumbent Mayor Mike McGinn have knocked on more than 20,000 doors and made more than 150,000 phone calls so far, according to the campaign. Even though the mayor is behind in recent polls, the campaign has long claimed that it runs the superior field operation, and will make up the difference in the final days of the election.</p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 14:57:22 +0000 Deborah Wang 22963 at http://kuow.org Seattle Mayor’s Race Now Comes Down To The 'Ground Game' Democratic Party Activists Weigh In On Seattle Mayor's Race http://kuow.org/post/democratic-party-activists-weigh-seattle-mayors-race <p>Democratic activists in the city of Seattle last night began picking favorites in the Seattle mayoral election. Incumbent mayor Mike McGinn didn’t make their list.</p><p>The 46<sup>th</sup> District Democrats was the first local party organization to endorse in the race. The 46<sup>th</sup> Legislative District includes parts of north Seattle, Shoreline, and Kenmore.</p><p> Fri, 17 May 2013 16:54:11 +0000 Deborah Wang 13253 at http://kuow.org Democratic Party Activists Weigh In On Seattle Mayor's Race Hansen Confirms Deal To Bring NBA Team To Seattle http://kuow.org/post/hansen-confirms-deal-bring-nba-team-seattle <p></p><p>After weeks of rumors, it appears Seattle may have a new professional basketball team to replace the SuperSonics. Investor Chris Hansen said his group has entered an agreement to purchase a controlling interest in the Sacramento Kings. Seattle sports fans seemed pleased by the deal, but confessed they don’t know much yet about their new home team.</p><p> Tue, 22 Jan 2013 02:08:34 +0000 Amy Radil 6929 at http://kuow.org Hansen Confirms Deal To Bring NBA Team To Seattle Ask Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn http://kuow.org/post/ask-seattle-mayor-mike-mcginn-2 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It's official —&nbsp;Seattle Mayor Mike </span>McGinn<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;is </span><a href="http://kuow.org/post/mcginn-launches-bid-second-term" style="line-height: 1.5;">running for reelection</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. At a campaign kickoff last week, he laid out his vision of Seattle as the “city of the future,” and promised to work harder on job training, public safety, early education and transit. We’ll get into those details with Mayor </span>McGinn<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. We'll also discuss the city’s new&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.kuow.org/post/seattle-hold-first-gun-buyback-20-years" style="line-height: 1.5;">gun buyback program</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;and, of course, those </span>Sonics<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> rumors. Have a question for the mayor? Call us at 206.543.5869 or write to </span><a href="mailto:weekday@kuow.org" style="line-height: 1.5;">weekday@kuow.org</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><div> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Steve Scher 6446 at http://kuow.org Ask Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn Gay Wedding Chapel At Seattle City Hall http://kuow.org/post/gay-wedding-chapel-seattle-city-hall <p>On the first day same-sex couples can get married in Washington state, Seattle City Hall will serve as a wedding chapel.&nbsp;&nbsp; Mayor Mike McGinn's office is playing the role of planner. On Monday, it posted the <a href="http://www.seattle.gov/wedding/">itinerary for a historic wedding ceremony</a> on Dec. 9. Tue, 27 Nov 2012 01:54:20 +0000 Liz Jones 4173 at http://kuow.org Gay Wedding Chapel At Seattle City Hall Mayor McGinn Talks City Budget http://kuow.org/post/mayor-mcginn-talks-city-budget <p></p><p>The Seattle City Council is voting on the city budget next Monday. They’ve made some changes in&nbsp; Mayor McGinn’s original proposal. &nbsp;Ross Reynolds talks with Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn about the upcoming budget vote. Fri, 16 Nov 2012 22:56:36 +0000 Ross Reynolds 3742 at http://kuow.org Mayor McGinn Talks City Budget Ask Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn http://kuow.org/post/ask-seattle-mayor-mike-mcginn-0 <p>Are police drones coming to Seattle skies? Protesters raised the alarm about&nbsp;SPD&nbsp;plans for unmanned aerial&nbsp;vehicles at a raucous public meeting last month. Mayor Mike McGinn joins us in our studios to talk about SPD drones, next steps for police reform and the latest news on the city budget. Have a question for the mayor? Call us at 206.543.5869 or write <a href="mailto:weekday@kuow.org">weekday@kuow.org</a>.</p><p> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 17:00:00 +0000 Steve Scher 2868 at http://kuow.org Ask Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn