Thursday news roundup: there’s an election going on

Endorsements, candidate forums, and more…

Seattle Times reviews the slate of candidates running against incumbent Lorena Gonzalez for Council position 9, then endorses Pat Murakami.

The International Examiner recaps an API candidate forum, and Northwest Asian Weekly profiles all of the API candidates on the ballot.

Erica C. Barnett endorsed Teresa Mosqueda for City Council position 8.


CNBC, Real Change, and the Economic Policy Journal all look at Seattle’s new income tax.

Northwest Asian Weekly looks at the latest chapter in the saga of embattled Mayor Ed Murray. Capitol Hill Times call for Murray to step down.

The Urbanist and Seattle Transit Blog look at the proposed Roosevelt RapidRide route.

SeattleMet covers Mayor Ed Murray’s refusal to appoint more people to the Seattle Human Rights Commission.

KING looks at the city’s new effort to ensure that domestic abusers surrender any guns in their possession, as required by law.

MyNorthwest looks at the Democracy Voucher program.

AP reports on this week’s court hearing on the new police accountability legislation.

Real Change covers recent reports by the Office of Civil Rights on its monitoring of the city’s “sweeps” of unsanctioned homeless encampments.