Bruce Harrell is an American politician and attorney serving as the 57th and current mayor of Seattle, Washington. Harrell is the first Asian American, bi-racial mayor of Seattle, after serving as the President of the city council and acting mayor of the city in 2017.
During his time on the Council, Harrell was a leader on issues of racial equity, public safety reform, and economic and educational opportunity for all. He championed Seattle’s Race and Social Justice legislation, requiring all Seattle policies to be reviewed through an equity lens. Now as Mayor, he is committed to addressing the homelessness crisis with urgency and compassion, ensuring public safety for all communities, and restoring trust, hope, and unity in local government and civic life.