Ater 1926 this was the 2nd time a woman candidate shall be elected as Seattle town hall chief .
For the second time every in the city history , Seattle will have a woman mayor . Jenny Durkan was leading with huge margins after 1/5 th of Ballots are counted. She was in leading over Cary Moon , the Urban Planner by nearly 15% points.
Its a Close encounter for the second place between Cary Moon got around 14,000 votes (16%) and Attorney Nikkita Oliver got around 12,000 votes (14 %) percent) .
These Top 2 elected candidates in the primary will fight for the seat for general election which will be held on November 7th.
Moon Said, “We look forward to the next few days of returns from King County Elections.”
“It’s historic, it’s needed and it reflects what the voters are looking for,” Durkan said “They want change and they want to move forward.” she won around 28,000 votes (32%) in the 20% overall votes reported.