Curbed: Jessyn Farrell jumps into the Seattle mayoral race

Curbed writes:

Washington State Representative Jessyn Farrell is entering a jam-packed race for Seattle mayor. Farrell, who represents Northeast Seattle in the Legislature, was first elected to her current position in 2012.

In a release, Farrell touted herself as a “champion of smart urban growth” and says she’s “worked to protect the rights of renters and transit commuters.”

This session, she sponsored legislation for tighter distracted driving laws. She also led a charge for increased pregnancy accommodations in the workplace.

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