Bruce Harrell

Mayor of Seattle

Bruce Allen Harrell (born October 10, 1958)[1] is an American politician and attorney. He is the Mayor of Seattle since 2022. He was the mayor before for a short time in 2017.[2][3] He was a member of the Seattle City Council. He was first elected to the city council in 2007 and was re-elected in 2011 and 2015, and did not run again in 2019.[4][5]

Bruce Harrell
Bruce Harrell 2020.jpg
57th Mayor of Seattle
Assumed office
January 1, 2022
Preceded byJenny Durkan
In office
Acting: September 13, 2017 – September 18, 2017
Preceded byEd Murray
Succeeded byTim Burgess
President of the Seattle City Council
In office
January 5, 2016 – January 5, 2020
Preceded byTim Burgess
Succeeded byLorena González
Member of the Seattle City Council
In office
January 3, 2016 – January 6, 2020
Preceded byKshama Sawant
Succeeded byTammy Morales
ConstituencyDistrict 2
In office
January 3, 2008 – January 3, 2016
Preceded byPeter Steinbrueck
Succeeded byKshama Sawant
ConstituencyPosition 3
Personal details
Born
Bruce Allen Harrell

(1958-10-10) October 10, 1958 (age 64)
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Joanne Harrell
EducationUniversity of Washington (BA, JD)
City University of Seattle (MS)

ReferencesEdit

  1. Laws, Cindi (October 20, 2015). "The Case for Bruce Harrell". South Seattle Emerald. Retrieved September 12, 2017.
  2. Beekman, Daniel (September 13, 2017). "City Council President Bruce Harrell becomes Seattle's 54th mayor; Ed Murray steps down". The Seattle Times. Retrieved September 13, 2017.
  3. DeMay, Daniel (September 18, 2017). "Seattle council picks Burgess as new interim mayor". Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Retrieved September 18, 2017.
  4. King County Election Results http://your.kingcounty.gov/elections/200711/resPage17.htm
  5. "2011 General Election Results - November 8, 2011 - King County Elections". your.kingcounty.gov. Archived from the original on November 7, 2021. Retrieved November 3, 2021.