Vote 2013: Seattle Mayoral Debates

  • About the Debate
  • 2013 Primary

KCTS 9 hosted a live debate between Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn and State Senator Ed Murray on Tuesday, October 22 at 7:00 pm. KCTS 9's Enrique Cerna and KUOW's Deborah Wang were the moderators for the debate. This debate is the last televised opportunity for citizens to see where Seattle's mayoral candidates stand on the critical issues facing the city, on such issues as transportation, public safety, police accountability, coal trains, legalized marijuana, and more.

A live debate among the candidates in the race for Seattle Mayor. Moderated by KCTS 9's Enrique Cerna and the Seattle Times' Joni Balter, see where the candidates stand on issues such as transportation, public safety, police accountability, coal trains, legalized marijuana, and much more. Co-sponsored by KCTS 9 and the Downtown District Council of Seattle.

Meet the Candidates

  • Joey Gray
  • Bruce Harrell
  • Kate Martin
  • Mary J. Martin
  • Mike McGinn
  • Doug McQuaid
  • Ed Murray
  • Charlie Staadecker
  • Peter Steinbrueck
Bruce Harrell
Bruce Harrell


Bruce Harrell's website

Kate Martin
Kate Martin


Kate Martin's website

Mary J. Martin
Mary J. Martin


(no website)

Mike McGinn
Mike McGinn


Mike McGinn's website

Doug McQuaid
Doug McQuaid


(website under construction)

Charlie Staadecker
Charlie Staadecker


Charlie Staadecker's website

Peter Steinbrueck
Peter Steinbrueck


Peter Steinbrueck's website