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Voters elect Edwin J. Brown as mayor of the City of Seattle on May 2, 1922.
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On May 2, 1922, voters elect Edwin J. Brown as mayor of the City of Seattle.
Pursuant to the Freeholders' Charter of 1890, the mayor's term of office was two years. In 1921, the state legislature set the elections for the Tuesday following the first Monday in May. Two years later the elections were moved back to March. The vote counts were as follows:
On this election day, women were elected for the first time to the Seattle City Council. The two women elected were Bertha Knight Landes (1868-1943), who won 80 percent of the vote, and later served a term as Seattle mayor, and Kathryn Miracle.
- Edwin J. Brown - 40,394
- Dan Landon - 28,541
Seattle City Clerk, "Mayors of the City of Seattle," (www.ci.seattle.wa.us/seattle/leg/clerk/mayors.htm).
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