Jenny Durkan

Latest articles

1d
WTKR Norfolk
Mayoral race election results come inMurray had abused him while the cousin was a teenager. The disturbing revelati
WTKR Norfolk / Posted yesterday
Murray had abused him while the cousin was a teenager. The disturbing revelations mean Tuesday will be a face-off between Jenny Durkan and Cary Moon. In the crowded August primary, Durkan took 27.9% of the vote to Moon’s 17.6%.Minneapolis This... Read more
2d
Q13 FOX Seattle
Capitol Hill, King County Courthouse possible areas for proposed drug consumption sitesnot work. King County Prosecutor Dan Satterburg also said his support for them,
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
not work. King County Prosecutor Dan Satterburg also said his support for them,” said Kohl-Welles. Seattle Mayor-elect Jenny Durkan and the Seattle City Council also support the sites, but Johanknecht says she’s concerned with the lack of... Read more
3d
Crosscut
Election data: Yes, Seattle played it safethe Election Night commentary from Knute Berger that the status quo — the estab
Crosscut / Posted 3 days ago
the Election Night commentary from Knute Berger that the status quo — the establishment — did well. In the mayor’s race, Jenny Durkan, a relative moderate with an attorney’s sense of political caution, handily defeated urban planner Cary Moon, a... Read more
4d
KING5 Seattle
Seattle, King County receive immigration warning letter from DOJcurrent and next mayor had pointed responses to the letter. "This action is bo
KING5 Seattle / Posted 4 days ago
current and next mayor had pointed responses to the letter. "This action is both immoral and illegal," Mayor-elect Jenny Durkan said in a statement. "It threatens the safety not just of our immigrant families but of all of Seattle which... Read more
9 related articles
4d
Q13 FOX Seattle
Seattle mayor, mayor-elect both denounce DOJ letter ‘threatening’ city over sanctuary statusby the president based on his ideologically driven fixation on immigrants and r
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 4 days ago
by the president based on his ideologically driven fixation on immigrants and refugees,” Burgess said. Seattle Mayor-elect Jenny Durkan, who just won election to the mayor’s office and who had previously worked for the Justice Department as the... Read more
4d
Crosscut
Will Seattle see more homeless when spending changes hit?of fast-approaching changes to how the city funds its efforts to get people off
Crosscut / Posted 4 days ago
of fast-approaching changes to how the city funds its efforts to get people off the street. On Nov. 27, the day before Jenny Durkan is sworn in as Seattle’s 56th mayor, Seattle’s Human Services Department will reveal which homeless service... Read more
5d
KING5 Seattle
Seattle City Council cuts mayor's staffing budgetCity Council voted Wednesday to cut staffing funding to the Mayor’s Office by 1
KING5 Seattle / Posted 5 days ago
City Council voted Wednesday to cut staffing funding to the Mayor’s Office by 17 percent in 2018. It means Mayor-elect Jenny Durkan may have to do more with less and in a short amount of time. The council re-directed the money... Read more
5d
The Hill
Dems add to edge in big-city mayoraltiescountry are technically nonpartisan, but candidates openly align themselves wit
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
country are technically nonpartisan, but candidates openly align themselves with one party or another. Seattle Mayor-elect Jenny Durkan, for example, did not run under a party label, though she and her opponent both identified as Democrats. Local... Read more
5d
Crosscut
Seattle's female mayors have more in common than you'd thinksimilarities between the political positions and the challenges faced by the tw
Crosscut / Posted 5 days ago
similarities between the political positions and the challenges faced by the two ceiling breakers. It’s no surprise that Jenny Durkan identifies with Landes. In her victory speech Nov. 7, Durkan repeatedly evoked the former mayor, the challenges... Read more
6d
Crosscut
Weeks of tense fighting ends in no extra homeless fundingbusinesses that people dismiss and say ‘they can pay for it,’” she said, advoca
Crosscut / Posted 6 days ago
businesses that people dismiss and say ‘they can pay for it,’” she said, advocating the council wait until Mayor-elect Jenny Durkan takes office to work on a proposal. Councilmember Kshama Sawant, however, wasn’t buying it, turning again to a... Read more
6d
KING5 Seattle
Record-setting year for female political candidatesSeattle, Tacoma, Vancouver. “Ninety-two years later, Seattle is about to have
KING5 Seattle / Posted 6 days ago
Seattle, Tacoma, Vancouver. “Ninety-two years later, Seattle is about to have another woman mayor!” said Mayor-elect Jenny Durkan on Election Night. In Olympia, the state legislature is still male dominated, but Washington ranks among the... Read more
7d
Crosscut
Who Durkan chose for her transition — and what it may meanJenny Durkan speaks at her election night party after she is elected Seattle's
Crosscut / Posted 7 days ago
Jenny Durkan speaks at her election night party after she is elected Seattle's Mayor. (Karen Ducey for Crosscut) In the hours following her election, Mayor-elect Jenny Durkan looked to both her decisive victory and that of Teresa Mosqueda’s for... Read more
7d
Q13 FOX Seattle
Commentary: Flawed arena process needs to be re-evaluated by new mayor and city councilin less than a month? Plus, after this week’s election, we now have a brand ne
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 7 days ago
in less than a month? Plus, after this week’s election, we now have a brand new mayor and a new city councilwoman. Mayor Jenny Durkan might be neutral, but it’s her responsibility to see how poorly this process has gone. And you’re asking a new... Read more
9d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Defining the 2017 voteor acknowledge her identity, became the first openly transgender person in the
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
or acknowledge her identity, became the first openly transgender person in the nation elected as a state representative. Jenny Durkan will be Seattle's first openly lesbian mayor, while Melvin Carter will be the first African American mayor of... Read more
10d
ABC News
As transgender candidates make history in Minneapolis, some see trend emergingRoem, a transgender woman was elected to the Virginia House of Delegate. And Se
ABC News / Posted 10 days ago
Roem, a transgender woman was elected to the Virginia House of Delegate. And Seattle elected its first lesbian mayor, Jenny Durkan, and first openly gay school board member, Zachary DeWolf. While LGBTQ groups say they are still vastly... Read more
126 related articles
10d
KING5 Seattle
Mayor-Elect Durkan announces transition chairsMayor-Elect Jenny Durkan announced her transition chairs Friday, selections tha
KING5 Seattle / Posted 10 days ago
Mayor-Elect Jenny Durkan announced her transition chairs Friday, selections that seem to prioritize the top challenges the city currently faces across housing, homelessness and transportation. Durkan's team will include Ron Sims, former King County... Read more
10d
Eureka Times-Standard
OUTspoken: LGBTQ Election Day wins bring hopeSeattle Mayoral candidate Jenny Durkan, right, joins supporters waving signs on
Eureka Times-Standard / Posted 10 days ago
Seattle Mayoral candidate Jenny Durkan, right, joins supporters waving signs on Election Day, Tuesday, in Seattle. She is the first female mayor since the 1920s and the first out lesbian to lead the city. Ted S. Warren — The Associated Press Tuesday... Read more
522 related articles
10d
The Scranton Times-Tribune
Election best form of dissentwho had sued city police and prosecutors 75 times, was elected district attorne
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
who had sued city police and prosecutors 75 times, was elected district attorney. And there were many other firsts: ■ Jenny Durkan was elected the first openly lesbian mayor of Seattle. ■ Michelle Kaufusi became the first woman mayor of... Read more
11d
Crosscut
Mitzi Johanknecht defeats John Urquhart for King County Sheriffvouchers “as a tool to compete with establishment politics.” Mayoral candidate
Crosscut / Posted 11 days ago
vouchers “as a tool to compete with establishment politics.” Mayoral candidate Cary Moon, who conceded the race to Jenny Durkan on Wednesday, upped her share of the votes by just over half a percentage point. On the Eastside, in the... Read more
5 related articles
11d
Crosscut
More growth coming to Seattle. Will it mean cheaper housing?another almost year of consideration — the council is expecting to take action
Crosscut / Posted 11 days ago
another almost year of consideration — the council is expecting to take action in September 2018. Seattle’s Mayor-Elect Jenny Durkan will take office in less than three weeks. But even though Burgess will not see the plan through — his term as... Read more
11d
Philly.com
Comcast, CenturyLink smacked down in Colo.: Voters approve city-owned broadband networkthough she hasn’t heard of any proposals yet. In another election watched by m
Philly.com / Posted 11 days ago
though she hasn’t heard of any proposals yet. In another election watched by municipal broadband proponents Tuesday, Jenny Durkan was elected mayor of Seattle, defeating Cary Moon. Seattle activists have been talking about a municipal... Read more
11d
Crosscut
For Durkan, after the party comes the weight of being mayorJenny Durkan speaks at her election night party in Seattle on Nov. 7. Jenny Du
Crosscut / Posted 11 days ago
Jenny Durkan speaks at her election night party in Seattle on Nov. 7. Jenny Durkan didn’t stay long at her own victory party. She swept in more than a half-hour after the results showed her 20-point lead, delivered a succinct speech, moved through... Read more
151 related articles
11d
Lake Placid News
Seattle elects first woman mayor in nearly a century(AP) — The booming liberal city of Seattle will get its first woman mayor since
Lake Placid News / Posted 11 days ago
(AP) — The booming liberal city of Seattle will get its first woman mayor since the 1920s after former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan defeated urban planner Cary Moon for the office left open by a sex abuse scandal. Durkan maintained her... Read more
151 related articles
11d
Bay Area Reporter
Big night for LGBT candidates in USOf those, 55 percent won, 35 percent lost, and the results of 10 percent were n
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 11 days ago
Of those, 55 percent won, 35 percent lost, and the results of 10 percent were not yet settled as of press time. Lesbian Jenny Durkan, 59, handily won election as mayor of Seattle, one of the fastest growing cities in the country and the eighth... Read more
126 related articles
11d
Business Standard India
A year after Trump, women, minorities give groundbreaking wins to democratsinstantly been seen as a top contender for governor in Virginia in 2021. Mr. No
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
instantly been seen as a top contender for governor in Virginia in 2021. Mr. Northam is limited to one, four-year term. Jenny Durkan, who will be Seattle’s first openly lesbian mayor and its first female mayor since the 1920s is a former United... Read more
11d
WQOW Eau Claire
Deported 'dreamer' arrested again for trying to enter USelects first woman mayor in nearly a centurySeattle elects first woman mayor in
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 11 days ago
elects first woman mayor in nearly a centurySeattle elects first woman mayor in nearly a century Former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan took a strong early lead Tuesday night in a Seattle race for mayor that will give the booming liberal city its... Read more
3033 related articles
11d
Live 5 News Charleston
Seattle elects first woman mayor in nearly a century(AP) - The booming liberal city of Seattle will get its first woman mayor since
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 11 days ago
(AP) - The booming liberal city of Seattle will get its first woman mayor since the 1920s after former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan defeated urban planner Cary Moon for the office left open by a sex abuse scandal. Durkan maintained her... Read more
151 related articles
11d
WLBT 3 Jackson
Seattle elects first woman mayor in nearly a century(AP) - The booming liberal city of Seattle will get its first woman mayor since
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 11 days ago
(AP) - The booming liberal city of Seattle will get its first woman mayor since the 1920s after former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan defeated urban planner Cary Moon for the office left open by a sex abuse scandal. Durkan maintained her... Read more
151 related articles
11d
KWWL Iowa
Seattle elects first woman mayor in nearly a century(AP) - The booming liberal city of Seattle will get its first woman mayor since
KWWL Iowa / Posted 11 days ago
(AP) - The booming liberal city of Seattle will get its first woman mayor since the 1920s after former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan defeated urban planner Cary Moon for the office left open by a sex abuse scandal. Durkan maintained her... Read more
151 related articles
11d
WBOC Salisbury
Seattle elects first woman mayor in nearly a century(AP) - The booming liberal city of Seattle will get its first woman mayor since
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 11 days ago
(AP) - The booming liberal city of Seattle will get its first woman mayor since the 1920s after former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan defeated urban planner Cary Moon for the office left open by a sex abuse scandal. Durkan maintained her... Read more
151 related articles
11d
NBC 2 Fort Myers
Seattle elects first woman mayor in nearly a century(AP) - The booming liberal city of Seattle will get its first woman mayor since
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 11 days ago
(AP) - The booming liberal city of Seattle will get its first woman mayor since the 1920s after former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan defeated urban planner Cary Moon for the office left open by a sex abuse scandal. Durkan maintained her... Read more
151 related articles
11d
WFMJ Youngstown
Seattle elects first woman mayor in nearly a century(AP) - The booming liberal city of Seattle will get its first woman mayor since
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 11 days ago
(AP) - The booming liberal city of Seattle will get its first woman mayor since the 1920s after former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan defeated urban planner Cary Moon for the office left open by a sex abuse scandal. Durkan maintained her... Read more
151 related articles
11d
WLOX-TV Biloxi
Seattle elects first woman mayor in nearly a century(AP) - The booming liberal city of Seattle will get its first woman mayor since
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 11 days ago
(AP) - The booming liberal city of Seattle will get its first woman mayor since the 1920s after former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan defeated urban planner Cary Moon for the office left open by a sex abuse scandal. Durkan maintained her... Read more
151 related articles
11d
KHQ Spokane
Seattle elects first woman mayor in nearly a century(AP) - The booming liberal city of Seattle will get its first woman mayor since
KHQ Spokane / Posted 11 days ago
(AP) - The booming liberal city of Seattle will get its first woman mayor since the 1920s after former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan defeated urban planner Cary Moon for the office left open by a sex abuse scandal. Durkan maintained her... Read more
151 related articles
11d
KFDA-TV Amarillo
Seattle elects first woman mayor in nearly a century(AP) - The booming liberal city of Seattle will get its first woman mayor since
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 11 days ago
(AP) - The booming liberal city of Seattle will get its first woman mayor since the 1920s after former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan defeated urban planner Cary Moon for the office left open by a sex abuse scandal. Durkan maintained her... Read more
151 related articles
11d
The Chippewa Herald
Seattle elects first woman mayor in nearly a centurywill elect a female mayor for the second time. Voters are choosing between Moon
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 11 days ago
will elect a female mayor for the second time. Voters are choosing between Moon, an urban planner, and former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan to lead a city dealing with the benefits and problems of an economy booming for some more than others as... Read more
151 related articles
11d
WAVE 3 Louisville
Seattle elects first woman mayor in nearly a century(AP) - The booming liberal city of Seattle will get its first woman mayor since
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 11 days ago
(AP) - The booming liberal city of Seattle will get its first woman mayor since the 1920s after former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan defeated urban planner Cary Moon for the office left open by a sex abuse scandal. Durkan maintained her... Read more
151 related articles
11d
KCBD-TV Lubbock
Seattle elects first woman mayor in nearly a century(AP) - The booming liberal city of Seattle will get its first woman mayor since
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 11 days ago
(AP) - The booming liberal city of Seattle will get its first woman mayor since the 1920s after former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan defeated urban planner Cary Moon for the office left open by a sex abuse scandal. Durkan maintained her... Read more
151 related articles
11d
WQOW Eau Claire
Seattle elects first woman mayor in nearly a century(AP) - The booming liberal city of Seattle will get its first woman mayor since
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 11 days ago
(AP) - The booming liberal city of Seattle will get its first woman mayor since the 1920s after former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan defeated urban planner Cary Moon for the office left open by a sex abuse scandal. Durkan maintained her... Read more
151 related articles
11d
Your Hometown Lima Stations
Seattle elects first woman mayor in nearly a century(AP) - The booming liberal city of Seattle will get its first woman mayor since
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 11 days ago
(AP) - The booming liberal city of Seattle will get its first woman mayor since the 1920s after former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan defeated urban planner Cary Moon for the office left open by a sex abuse scandal. Durkan maintained her... Read more
151 related articles
11d
ABC Montana
Seattle elects first woman mayor in nearly a century(AP) - The booming liberal city of Seattle will get its first woman mayor since
ABC Montana / Posted 11 days ago
(AP) - The booming liberal city of Seattle will get its first woman mayor since the 1920s after former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan defeated urban planner Cary Moon for the office left open by a sex abuse scandal. Durkan maintained her... Read more
151 related articles
11d
Missoulian
Seattle elects first woman mayor in nearly a centurywill elect a female mayor for the second time. Voters are choosing between Moon
Missoulian / Posted 11 days ago
will elect a female mayor for the second time. Voters are choosing between Moon, an urban planner, and former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan to lead a city dealing with the benefits and problems of an economy booming for some more than others as... Read more
151 related articles
11d
The World
Seattle mayor-elect promises progresswill elect a female mayor for the second time. Voters are choosing between Moon
The World / Posted 11 days ago
will elect a female mayor for the second time. Voters are choosing between Moon, an urban planner, and former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan to lead a city dealing with the benefits and problems of an economy booming for some more than others as... Read more
151 related articles
11d
The World
Seattle elects first woman mayor in nearly a centurywill elect a female mayor for the second time. Voters are choosing between Moon
The World / Posted 11 days ago
will elect a female mayor for the second time. Voters are choosing between Moon, an urban planner, and former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan to lead a city dealing with the benefits and problems of an economy booming for some more than others as... Read more
151 related articles
12d
The Times and Democrat
Seattle elects first woman mayor in nearly a centurywill elect a female mayor for the second time. Voters are choosing between Moon
The Times and Democrat / Posted 12 days ago
will elect a female mayor for the second time. Voters are choosing between Moon, an urban planner, and former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan to lead a city dealing with the benefits and problems of an economy booming for some more than others as... Read more
151 related articles
12d
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Seattle elects first woman mayor in nearly a century(AP) - The booming liberal city of Seattle will get its first woman mayor since
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 12 days ago
(AP) - The booming liberal city of Seattle will get its first woman mayor since the 1920s after former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan defeated urban planner Cary Moon for the office left open by a sex abuse scandal. Durkan maintained her... Read more
151 related articles
12d
Lincoln Journal Star
Seattle mayor-elect promises progresswill elect a female mayor for the second time. Voters are choosing between Moon
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 12 days ago
will elect a female mayor for the second time. Voters are choosing between Moon, an urban planner, and former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan to lead a city dealing with the benefits and problems of an economy booming for some more than others as... Read more
151 related articles
12d
The Sentinel
Seattle elects first woman mayor in nearly a centurywill elect a female mayor for the second time. Voters are choosing between Moon
The Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
will elect a female mayor for the second time. Voters are choosing between Moon, an urban planner, and former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan to lead a city dealing with the benefits and problems of an economy booming for some more than others as... Read more
151 related articles
12d
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Seattle mayor-elect promises progresswill elect a female mayor for the second time. Voters are choosing between Moon
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 12 days ago
will elect a female mayor for the second time. Voters are choosing between Moon, an urban planner, and former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan to lead a city dealing with the benefits and problems of an economy booming for some more than others as... Read more
151 related articles
12d
The Times of Northwest Indiana
Seattle mayor-elect promises progresswill elect a female mayor for the second time. Voters are choosing between Moon
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 12 days ago
will elect a female mayor for the second time. Voters are choosing between Moon, an urban planner, and former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan to lead a city dealing with the benefits and problems of an economy booming for some more than others as... Read more
151 related articles
More

In this news