Press Release

11/15/19

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Nov. 15, 2019) -- Today, Maurice Washington endorsed Mike Seekings in the Charleston mayoral race. 

Maurice Washington endorses Mike Seekings in Charleston mayor's race

Press Release

9/20/19

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Sept. 20, 2019) -- The Seekings for Mayor campaign today launched an online store featuring the hottest looks of the (campaign) season. The store offers a range of Seekings for Mayor products including, just in time for fall, hoodies. 

The store is now live at VoteSeekings.com/store and will be updated with new pieces throughout the campaign.

 

Seekings for Mayor Campaign Launches Online Store

Press Release

9/10/19

City Councilman Mike Seekings has released the first television ad of the 2019 Charleston mayoral race. The 30-second spot is titled "Run With Me."

Mike Seekings releases first TV ad of 2019 Charleston mayoral race

Press Release

7/11/19

Mike Seekings’ mayoral campaign posted $503,094 in the first two months of 2019, topping the incumbent by more than $300K for the quarter.

Mike Seekings Posts $503K in First Two Months of Charleston Mayoral Race

Live 5 WCSC

6/20/19

“Traffic congestion isn’t going anywhere unless we make it go somewhere,” Mike Seekings, the CARTA Board of Directors Chairman, said. “One way to do it is to use alternative forms of transportation like public transit, carpooling, biking and walking. On Dump the Pump day, we hope everyone will give CARTA a chance. We think they’ll be pleasantly surprised by the experience.”

CARTA urging Lowcountry drivers to ‘Dump the Pump’ on Thursday

Charleston Regional Business Journal 

6/5/19

The site currently serves the Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority’s downtown shuttle designed for hospitality workers; that service will relocate to an adjacent parking lot until it finds a permanent home, according to Charleston City Councilman Mike Seekings.

Project planners envision tech hub in Charleston

The Post and Courier

5/21/19

Asked about growth, City Councilman Mike Seekings said the focus needs to be on transit and that residents should not see density “as a four letter word.”

Three of 7 Charleston’s mayoral candidates talk growth, transit, development

Press Release

10/01/19

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Oct 1, 2019) -- Mayoral candidate Mike Seekings shares his vision for Charleston on the latest episode of the Building Charleston podcast.

Mike Seekings shares vision for city on latest episode of Building Charleston

Candidate statement

9/12/19

Last week, City Council voted to apply for a $32 million grant from the State Infrastructure Bank for the Low Battery Sea Wall Repair. If successful, there will be additional funding for flood mitigation. That is a good thing.

Charlestonians deserve relief and protection from flooding, and I will always support that.
 

A closer look, however, shows that a lack of forethought and planning by the Mayor has put the City in a tough spot and left our residents shortchanged. 

Low Battery Sea Wall Shortchanged?

Live 5 News

7/17/19

“This is the region’s first true, permanent park-and-ride facility, and it’s another step forward for transit and alternative modes of transportation,” CARTA board chairman Mike Seekings said in a statement. “It’s going to be safe, clean and offer amenities that will please our longtime riders and hopefully attract many new ones.” 

New CARTA park-and-ride location opens in North Charleston

The Post and Courier

7/11/19

CARTA is building a new park and ride lot off of Rivers Avenue in North Charleston.

Commentary: Park-and-ride a piece of Charleston’s regional transportation puzzle

The Post and Courier

6/6/19

“Over time, you’re going to see more transit-friendly development along the route,” said Mike Seekings, board chairman for the Charleston Area Regional Transit Authority.

Planners may add center lanes on Rivers Ave for bus route from Summerville to Charleston

Charleston Regional Business Journal 

5/27/19

District 8 Councilman Mike Seekings, who’s running for mayor, said he’d like to take apart the accommodations overlay and examine downtown property by property, allowing City Council to designate more precisely where hotels should and shouldn’t be.

Task force exploring potential changes to Charleston hotel regulations

Live 5 News

5/21/19

The discussion took place during the Charleston Home Builders Association’s general membership meeting. The candidates who attended were Councilman Mike Seekings, Councilman Gary White and College of Charleston employee Will Freeman.

3 of 5 Charleston mayoral candidates discuss planning for city’s future

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