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|56th Mayor of Seattle|
|Assumed office |
November 28, 2017
|Preceded by||Tim Burgess|
|U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Washington|
October 1, 2009 – September 30, 2014
|Preceded by||John McKay|
|Succeeded by||Annette Hayes (Acting)|
|Born||May 19, 1958|
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
|Domestic partner||Dana Garvey|
|Education||University of Notre Dame (BA)|
University of Washington, Seattle (JD)
Jenny Anne Durkan (born May 19, 1958) is an American politician. She was elected Mayor of Seattle in 2017, becoming its first female mayor since the 1920s and the city's second openly LGBT elected mayor.
References[change | change source]
- "Seattle has just elected its first lesbian mayor". November 8, 2017.
- Beekman, Daniel (November 7, 2017). "Jenny Durkan defeats Cary Moon to become Seattle's first woman mayor since the 1920s". The Seattle Times. Retrieved November 7, 2017.
- Beekman, Daniel (November 8, 2017). "Cary Moon concedes to Jenny Durkan in Seattle mayoral election". The Seattle Times. Retrieved November 8, 2017.
- Jerry Markon and Juliet Eilperin (September 25, 2014). "Attorney General Eric Holder to Step Down," Washington Post