Ann Davison leading in Seattle city attorney race

Davison, a civil lawyer and arbitrator with limited courtroom experience, is leading former public defender Nicole Thomas-Kennedy 58% to 41% in early results. That margin is likely to shrink in the coming days, but almost certainly not enough to close the gap. A spokesperson for King County Elections anticipated that Tuesday’s results would include about 50% of ballots submitted.

Davison supporters filtered into a fire station Tuesday evening during the half-hour leading up to the election results drop. A green and yellow arch inside welcomed enthusiasts, some of whom donned Davison-themed stickers with the same color scheme. 

They cheered and clapped when the announcement came around 8:15 that Davison led in

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