Jenny Durkan Projected to Win the Race for Mayor of Seattle

Jenny Durkan at her election night party (Erica Schultz/The Seattle Times

CBS reported this morning that NAFUSA Board Member Jenny Durkan will win the race for Mayor of the City of Seattle. With 60 percent of the votes counted as of Tuesday night, Durkan had more than a 20 point lead in early returns.

Durkan served as the United States Attorney for the Western District of Washington (2009-2014) and will be the first female mayor in Seattle in 91 years.