Ed Murray Endorsements

Ed Murray Endorsements

Candidates: Mayor’s Council for African American Elders

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Council members are appointed by the Mayor to serve renewable two-year terms. Members must reside within King County and serve without compensation. ...
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Murray Bets Chihuly, Bike, and ‘Thrift-Shop’ on Super Bowl

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Mayor Ed Murray has placed a friendly wager on Sunday’s Super Bowl game with Denver Mayor Michael Hancock. ...
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Mayor Ed Murray Sworn in at Seattle City Hall

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Edward B. Murray was inaugurated as Seattle’s 53rd Mayor at Seattle City Hall Monday. Murray, Seattle’s first openly gay mayor, was accompanied at the ceremony by his husband, Michael Shiosaki. ...
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Councilmember Kshama Sawant’s Inauguration Speech

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Sawant said: "I will meet and discuss with representatives of the establishment. But when I do, I will bring the needs and aspirations of working-class people to every table I sit at, no matter who is seated across from me." ...
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Murray Announces Key ‘Staffing Innovations’

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Seattle Mayor-elect Ed Murray Wednesday announced key staff roles and hires within the Office of the Mayor, outlined three major “staffing innovations” and named several new City department head appointments. ...
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Murray Names Cop Expert As Advisor to Transition

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Mayor-elect Ed Murray Wednesday named Bernard K. Melekian as expert advisor to his transition on issues of law enforcement and public safety. ...
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Mayor-Elect Murray’s Transitional Dream Team

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The 43 transition committee participants will be given specific tasks between now and the end of the year to help the Mayor-elect build and maintain open lines of communication with the communities they represent. ...
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Mayor Elect Murray Announces Transitional Team

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Seattle Mayor Elect Ed Murray announced at a press conference held Thursday afternoon that former Seattle City Councilmember Martha Choe and former City of Seattle budget director Dwight Dively will serve as the co-chairs of his transition. ...
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Mock Election: Students ‘Vote’ on I-517, I-522

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If the results for this year’s Mock Election are an accurate barometer for how the adults will vote in the General Election ending Tuesday, supporters of Initiative 522 will be pleased, but not backers of Initiative 517. ...
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Seattle Nightclubs Endorse Murray for Mayor

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Seattle music and nightlife supports over 22,000 jobs, $2.6 billion in sales, and generates millions of dollars in taxes on top of providing one of the richest music scenes in the world. ...
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