Bruce Harrell

Bruce Harrell
Photograph of Bruce Harrell
Harrell in 2019
57th Mayor of Seattle
Assumed office
January 3, 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 byPosition Established
Succeeded byTammy Morales
ConstituencyDistrict 2
In office
January 3, 2008 – January 3, 2016
Preceded byPeter Steinbrueck
Succeeded byPosition Abolished
ConstituencyPosition 3
Personal details
Born
Bruce Allen Harrell

(1958-10-10) October 10, 1958 (age 63)
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Joanne Harrell (m. 1992)
EducationUniversity of Washington (BA, JD)
City University of Seattle (MS)

Bruce Allen Harrell (born October 10, 1958)[1] is an American politician and attorney serving as the 57th and current mayor of Seattle, Washington. He served as a member of the Seattle City Council from District 2 from 2016 to 2020. Elected to the council in 2007 and reelected in 2011 and 2015, he did not run in 2019.[2][3] In 2016, he was chosen as president of the city council.[4] He also served as acting mayor of Seattle from September 13 to 18, 2017.[5][6] He was elected mayor in his own right in the 2021 Seattle mayoral election, winning with 59 percent of the vote.

  1. ^ Laws, Cindi (October 20, 2015). "The Case for Bruce Harrell". South Seattle Emerald. Retrieved September 12, 2017.
  2. ^ King County Election Results http://your.kingcounty.gov/elections/200711/resPage17.htm
  3. ^ "2011 General Election Results - November 8, 2011 - King County Elections". your.kingcounty.gov.
  4. ^ Beekman, Daniel (January 4, 2016). "New Seattle City Council sworn in Monday". The Seattle Times.
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ DeMay, Daniel (September 18, 2017). "Seattle council picks Burgess as new interim mayor". Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Retrieved September 18, 2017.

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