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The Miseducation of Jenny Durkan: Part 1

By F*** the Mayor | July 26, 2020
From her extremely privileged upbringing to her self-induced eventual downfall, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan has relied on a sordid family history of baiting Black and Brown voters with sugar-coated promises that get exposed as being inedible. Despite her repeated claims…

Durkan Goes Full Bunker Boy

By F*** the Mayor | July 25, 2020
Like Trump, the only thing greater than Mayor Durkin’s arrogance is her ignorance. Late Friday night, Consent Decree Federal Judge James Robart ruled in favor of the United States government to halt a Seattle ban on police use of tear gas…

Where We’re At: A Candid Look Into Our Legal Case

By Grace | July 25, 2020
Elliott Harvey is Chair of The Committee to Recall Jenny Durkan and Legal Director of Fire the Mayor. On July 10th, 2020, Superior Court Judge Mary Roberts ruled that one of our campaign’s seven charges against Seattle’s Mayor Jenny Durkan…

Mayor Durkan’s Response-to-Our-Response

By F*** the Mayor | July 24, 2020
Read Mayor Durkan’s Re: In Support of her Motion for Reconsideration.
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Fire the Mayor’s Open Letter to Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best

By F*** the Mayor | July 23, 2020
After reading Chief Best’s shockingly smug letter to City Council in response to @DecrimSeattle and @KCEquityNow‘s #DefundSPD movement, we couldn’t sit idly by and let her normalize her lies any longer. We appreciate the sacrifices Chief Best has made as…

Petition Awaits Ruling from King County Judge

By F*** the Mayor | July 22, 2020
The court will now weigh the filings from both sides. If it rules in favor of the recall petition, that will start the clock on a 180-day signature gathering period. If enough verified paper signatures are collected within that 180-day…

Brief Delivered Re: Durkan’s Motion for Reconsideration

By Leah FTM | July 21, 2020
Last week, Mayor Jenny Durkan’s legal representation filed a Motion for Reconsideration at the close of business on July 14th, 2020. In this Motion, Durkan’s council claims that she has no directive authority over the Seattle Police Department, thanks in…

Bertha Landes: America’s First Female Mayor

By F*** the Mayor | July 21, 2020
Bertha Ethel Knight Landes was the first female mayor of a major American city, serving as mayor of Seattle from 1926 to 1928. After years of civic activism, primarily with women’s organizations, she was elected to the Seattle City Council…

SPD Union Boss Violates Election Law

By F*** the Mayor | July 21, 2020
UPDATE: Two More SPD Officers Accused of Breaking Election Law By Using Non-Residential Voting Addresses Looks like a handful of Seattle Police Department officers — including Seattle Police Officers Guild President and local Doritos enthusiast Mike Solan — appear to…

Daddy Durkan

By F*** the Mayor | July 21, 2020
Martin James Durkan Sr. (June 30, 1923 – May 29, 2005) was an American politician from the state of Washington. He served in the Washington House of Representatives from 1957 to 1959 and in the State Senate from 1959 to…

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