election results

2021 Seattle, Washington mayor election results: Bruce Harrell vs Lorena Gonzalez


The general election for the 57th mayor of Seattle, King County, Washington, United States took place on November 2, 2021. Here are the results:

Bruce Harrellnonpartisan84,97564.9
M. Lorena Gonzaleznonpartisan46,04635.1

Who is the incumbent mayor of Seattle?

Jenny Anne Durkan is the 56th and incumbent mayor of Seattle. She was the U.S. attorney for the western district of Washington from October 1, 2009 to September 30, 2014.

Durkan assumed office as the Seattle mayor on November 28, 2017. In December 2020, she announced that she would not seek reelection.

Born in Seattle, Durkan is the daughter of the late Martin Durkan Sr., who served as a member of the Washington House of Representatives from 1957 to 1959 and in the Washington Senate from 1959 to 1975. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana, USA in 1980 and her Juris Doctor from the University of Washington School of Law in Seattle in 1985.

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