Seattle’s mayor-elect, Mike McGinn, will have a victory party today after his narrow election triumph.

McGinn received just over 51% of the vote in the runoff election against Joe Mallahan, which came after the two challengers finished ahead of incumbent Greg Nickels in a nonpartisan primary in August. It took several days for the results to become clear as mail ballots trickled in.

Subscribe Now

Independent and authoritative analysis and perspective for the bond buying industry.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.