Key races to watch on election night

Key races to watch on election night

A rundown of some of the key races to watch tonight with Crosscut.com’s Knute Berger.

November 5, 2013 at 6:21 pm Comments are Disabled

Seattle mayoral race: How accurate are the polls?

Seattle mayoral race: How accurate are the polls?

Most polls show challenger Ed Murray with a double-digit lead over incumbent Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn.  But McGinn defied the polls once before.  And one poll shows it could be a dead heat.  How accurate are the polls and what accounts for the differences?

November 4, 2013 at 9:01 pm Comments are Disabled

The two million dollar race you’re probably not be watching

The two million dollar race you’re probably not be watching

With high-profile ballot measures and a Seattle mayor’s race on the ballot, you may not be paying much attention to the 26th Legislative District.  But big donors are.  The reason:  it’s a key race in the control of the state Senate.  We look at the candidates and why the race is worth watching.

October 21, 2013 at 10:57 pm Comments are Disabled

The mayoral debates in four minutes

The mayoral debates in four minutes

Seattle incumbent mayor Mike McGinn and challenger Ed Murray have been facing off at one forum after another.  If you haven’t watched one of their debates, here are the highlights in four minutes from a CityClub debate at the Seattle Center.  

October 17, 2013 at 7:41 am Comments are Disabled

Oops! Seattle math mistake forces partial voter guide reprint

Oops! Seattle math mistake forces partial voter guide reprint

After we noticed a questionable number in the explanatory statement for Proposition 1, city of Seattle officials did some research and conceded, they got the decimal point wrong on how much the measure would impact property taxes.  Unfortunately, printing had already begun, but King County says it should be able to reprint just the affected portions for at an additional cost [...]

October 14, 2013 at 4:14 am Comments are Disabled