Seattle mayoral candidate Jenny Durkan (left) is greeted by former Gov. Chris Gregoire at an election night party Tuesday in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Seattle mayoral candidate Jenny Durkan (left) is greeted by former Gov. Chris Gregoire at an election night party Tuesday in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Seattle elects its first woman mayor since the 1920s

Jenny Durkan captured just over 60 percent of the votes, while Cary Moon tallied about 40 percent.

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