Seattle inauguration 2018: mariachi, poetry, a lesbian mayor, and two Latina council members

(Image: @CMTMosqueda)

Poets, a pipes and drums corps, and the best high school mariachi band in the state of Washington were on hand Monday at Seattle City Hall as Mayor Jenny DurkanCity Attorney Pete Holmes, and at-large City Council members M. Lorena González (Pos. 9) and Teresa Mosqueda (Pos. 8) took their oaths of office.

With Monday’s event, Mayor Durkan officially set a new record for Seattle inauguration ceremonies following her day of being sworn-in across multiple stops of a November 28th citywide tour.

You can watch the ceremony including Washington state poet laureate Claudia Castro Luna, Seattle Firefighters and Seattle Police Pipes and Drums, and Wenatchee High School Mariachi Huenachi band, above.

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