Murray salutes Councilmember Clark

Mayor Murray today issued the following statement after Councilmember Sally Clark announced that she will not run for re-election:                             

“Councilmember Clark is the best kind policymaker, a leader who will dig deep into issues to bring clarity to the opaque. She often plays the role of pathfinder, helping find the common ground to move legislation forward. She has a long history as an effective leader in the LGBT community and has served Seattle for years in many roles in City government. As a strong advocate for neighborhoods, she has helped create vibrant communities where families thrive. This coming year, we will implement solutions to make housing more affordable in Seattle and I know her leadership will be a key element of our success. On a personal note, I’m going to miss her sharp wit, which brings the right note of levity at the perfect moment in a long meeting.”