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Friday, November 8, 2013

Seattle council race tightens; socialist Sawant has 49.5% of vote

City Council candidate Kshama Sawant has gained ground on incumbent Richard Conlin with each updated vote tally since election night. A Seattle Times analysis indicates Sawant must take about 53 percent of the about 20,000 still-uncounted votes to win.