Canada does well, placing four cities on the lists, with Vancouver topping the Economist's list, which also has Toronto (fourth) and Calgary (tied for fifth). Calgary?
The Monocle list: Zurich, Copenhagen, Tokyo, Munich, Helsinki, Stockholm, Vienna, Paris, Melbourne, Berlin, Honolulu, Madrid, Sydney, Vancouver (14th, down from 8th last year), Barcelona, Fukuoka, Oslo, Singapore, Montreal, Aukland, Amsterdam, Kyoto, Hamburg, Geneva, and Lisbon.
The Economist list: Vancouver, Vienna, Melbourne, Toronto, Perth, Calgary, Helsinki, Geneva, Sydney, and Zurich.
How this will factor in the current Seattle mayor's race could not be determined at this time.