City of Seattle

Mayor Ed Murray

Mayor Murray
It is an honor and profound responsibility to serve the people of Seattle as your Mayor. My administration is committed to progressive principles and practical solutions, collaboration and competent governance. Above all, we intend to deliver results.

Council President Tim Burgess

Tim Burgess
I am the Council President and I chair the Council's Education and Governance Committee. I'm a Seattle native and worked as a journalist, Seattle police officer, global anti-poverty worker and small business owner before joining the Council.

Councilmember Sally Bagshaw

Sally Bagshaw
I chair the Council's Seattle Public Utilities and Neighborhoods Committee.

Councilmember Sally J. Clark

Sally J. Clark
I chair the Council's Committee on Housing Affordability, Human Services and Economic Resiliency.

Councilmember Jean Godden

Jean Godden
I chair the Council's Parks, Seattle Center, Libraries and Gender Pay Equity Committee. Before serving on the Council, I was a columnist and chronicler of Seattle life for many years at both Seattle daily newspapers.

Councilmember Bruce Harrell

Bruce Harrell
I chair the Seattle City Council's Public Safety, Civil Rights and Technology Committee. I promise an effective Police and Fire department that protects you, your family and your community, delivers excellent customer service and demonstrates a commitment to protecting everyone’s civil liberties.

Councilmember Nick Licata

Nick Licata
I chair the Council's Finance and Culture Committee.

Councilmember Mike O'Brien

Mike O'Brien
I chair the Planning, Land Use and Sustainability Committee and am committed to working with Seattle's diverse and vibrant communities to build a Seattle that works for our people and our environment. I live in Fremont with my wife and two kids.

Councilmember Tom Rasmussen

Tom Rasmussen
I chair the Transportation Committee and am working to improve our quality of life through investments in our roads and bridges and public transit and by creating a comprehensive freight, pedestrian and bicycle network.

Councilmember Kshama Sawant

Kshama Sawant
I chair the Energy Committee.

City Attorney Pete Holmes

Pete Holmes
I supervise all litigation involving the City and am the chief prosecutor in Seattle Municipal Court, which has purview over simple and gross misdemeanors and civil matters such as land use issues.