What can Seattle voters learn from the résumés of mayoral candidates Jenny Durkan and Cary Moon? A look at their professional and civic lives may leave voters with some questions.
With election day only a few weeks away, the candidates for Seattle mayor – Jenny Durkan and Cary Moon – are campaigning hard. The rivals have been crafting policy proposals and touting endorsements as they compete for potential voters.
But what can voters learn from their résumés?
Moon has won praise as an urbanist and activist who crusaded against Seattle’s waterfront tunnel. But a look at her professional and civic life shows sparse management experience – read more here.
Durkan, a former U.S. attorney, is running with lots of credentials – a gold-plated resume, a familiar name and political allies. Still, aspects of her record and her ties to power brokers are drawing scrutiny in a city leaning ever-more left – read more here.