September 19, 2017 •
Seattle City Council Selects City’s Third Mayor in Less Than a Week
The Seattle City Council has chosen Councilman Tim Burgess to replace Council President Bruce Harrell as temporary mayor of the city to serve the next 71 days till a newly elected mayor is set to take charge.
Harrell became mayor after additional allegations of sexual abuse came out against Ed Murray.
The city charter allowed Harrell to vacate the position after five days if he did not wish to continue to serve as mayor.
The November mayoral election results will be certified November 28.
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