A candidate for State Representative Pos. 2, Legislative District 45 in the 2010 Washington General Election
Elected Experience: Larry served 11 years on the Kirkland City Council, 4 years as Mayor before serving 3 terms in the State House of Representatives.
Other Professional Experience: Owner/Operator of The Grape Choice wine shop in Kirkland--27 years. Larry taught elementary school before starting his own business.
Education: Bellevue High School, BA-Western Washington State College, Master of Science Degree-University of Oregon.
Community Service: Larry has been a Board Member of the Seattle-King County Economic Development Council, Eastside Transportation Partnership, Chair of the Suburban Cities Management Board 2002-2003. Puget Sound Regional Council Executive Board and King County Regional Policy Committee.
Statement: A 25 year small business owner, former Kirkland Mayor and teacher, Larry Springer is a straight talking, independent voice for our families and communities. Larry demanded a responsible, balanced budget cutting billions while protecting essential services. Larry rejected general tax increases, instead working to close tax loopholes, make targeted investments in schools and health care, and ease the burden on small businesses and families.
Larry knows we need to place results above partisan politics. He helped lead on the 520 bridge replacement, fought to fund Puget Sound cleanup, and always looks to improve our economic climate. Re-Elect Larry Springer.