As your citizen legislator, I’m running for the State Senate in 2016 following my appointment in January after seven years of service in the House of Representatives. I’m running to continue to tackle major challenges. Our city and region is exploding with growth and change. Yet our public policy approach to education, transportation, mental health, environment, public safety, affordability and so many other issues too often lags behind our potential.
I ask, with deep appreciation for the opportunity to serve our district and state, for the honor of your vote in 2016.
I am pleased to announce my public endorsement of Jenny Durkan for Mayor. I know her as a dignified and gracious woman of enormous capability and wisdom. ... See MoreSee Less
Joel Raphael"A woman of great corporate political contributions, with the courage to step in to the mayor's race after her potential opponent was accused of child rape."2 weeks ago
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