I was at Joe Mallahan’s election night party at the Edgewater. When I left, one of Mallahan’s good friend said he was hoping Mallahan could pull through, though he was down by 900 votes at the time.
Mallahan and McGinn — two parties, two different approaches, one ‘razor thin’ lead
For this off-year election, the race to the mayor’s chair was closely watched due to the fact that incumbent Greg Nickels didn’t even qualify during the primary elections. The polarizing personalities of activist-cum-politician Mike McGinn and telecomm executive Joe Mallahan also make for an interesting look at citywide politics.
Editorial: Lessons to take away from this year’s political candidates
Wow! And we thought that this year’s elections would pale in comparison to last year’s exciting presidential race.
The election outcomes
Results as of press time on Wednesday night, Nov. 4
Initiative Measure No. 1033
66.72 percent NO to 33.28 percent YES
Referendum Measure No. 71
66.59 percent APPROVED to 33.41 percent REJECTED
Blog: Turning the other cheek
Recently, an e-mail flew around about King County Executive candidate Susan Hutchison and her alleged rude treatment of Dow Constantine’s Chinese American supporter the Chinese Leaders’ forum in Bellevue on Oct. 10.
Opinion: Northwest Asian Weekly endorses the following candidates:
We are endorsing Dow Constantine because of his proven record of reforming King County. He brings with him experience and education. Constantine has the credentials: a law degree and a degree in urban planning.
Mayoral candidates meet Asian American community leaders
As a sign of the friendly nature of this race, lunch started with a game of rock-paper-scissors to decide which candidate would respond to questions first.
Blog: Behind the news: NWAW Publisher weighs in on the mayoral candidates forum
Four candidates were debating simultaneously in Chinatown/International District on Oct 9.
Local political role models inspire women to speak out and take a stand
In a nation that has yet to inaugurate a female president, it can often feel as though the voices of women lose resonance in the midst of a male-dominated political arena.