Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes. (AP file/Elaine Thompson)
In April, it looked as though incumbent Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes may very well end up running unopposed, after early challenger Steve Fortney abruptly dropped out. Then, two candidates threw their hats into the ring just before the city’s late-May filing deadline, leading to a primary race that appears to be far from decided.
The cracks first began to show in mid-July, when polling data published by the Northwest Progressive Institute (NPI) showed that despite Holmes’ status as a 12-year incumbent, he was running neck-and-neck
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