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

This Week Webcast

This Week Webcast

October 27, 2013:  Closing arguments in the Seattle Mayor’s race; The two-million dollar legislative race worth watching; State floats new options for tolling I-90; Iconic “R” returns to Seattle

October 28, 2013 at 12:52 am Comments are Disabled

Iconic “R” returns to Seattle

Iconic “R” returns to Seattle

The return of the iconic “R” along I-5 became an excuse for a big block party.

October 25, 2013 at 4:41 pm Comments are Disabled

State unveils new options to toll I-90

State unveils new options to toll I-90

Mercer Island residents gave state Department of Transportation officials an earful this week, opposing a plan to toll I-90.  The DOT says it’s listening to concerns and unveiled new options on how I-90 would be tolled and who would pay.

October 23, 2013 at 4:47 am 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

This Week Webcast

This Week Webcast

October 15, 2013: Real estate rebounds, but is this a narrow window? Oops, Seattle math mistake forces partial reprint of the voter guide.

October 13, 2013 at 7:33 am Comments are Disabled