Wednesday morning news roundup: election aftermath

News coverage continues to trickle in on the election earlier this month, and on Monday’s budget showdown.

Seattle Globalist and Crosscut cover Tammy Morales’ concession in her race against Bruce Harrell, noting that District 2 had the lowest turnout among Seattle’s new voting districts.  The Stranger analyzes what the close election result means for Harrell.

West Seattle Herald covers the neck-and-neck race between Lisa Herbold and Shannon Braddock. As of last night’s official report, Herbold’s lead is currently at 24 votes. The Stranger also reports on that race (and on Morales’ concession).

Queen Anne and Magnolia News reports on Sally Bagshaw’s re-election.

India West reports on Kshama Sawant’s re-election. Truthout has an interview with her discussion the state of socialism in the United States. New American analyzes what they see as the spread of socialism in the United States through Sawant’s story.

Seattle P-I compares the drawn-out ballot counting in Seattle, and its effect on close races, to four-hour NFL games.

KING5 notes that the draft 2016 budget has $110,000 for a program to audit the execution of the Rental Registration and Inspection Ordinance.

Townhall has a piece discussing the new election-voucher system that Seattle votes approved earlier this month.