A candidate for State Representative Pos. 2, Legislative District 34 in the 2010 Washington General Election
On this race: Elected Experience: Mike Heavey is a first time candidate running for office because he believes Olympia can do better.
Other Professional Experience: Mike has 14 years of private and public sector experience in transportation, crime prevention, and public safety. Currently, Mike is Director of Outreach and Constituent Relations for the King County Council focusing on public safety, crime, and youth violence. Previously, Mike worked at Expedia.com fighting fraud and identity theft, saving consumers and businesses millions of dollars.
Education: BA, Political Science/Minor Criminal Justice
Community Service: Mike’s committed to social justice. His volunteerism: feeding the hungry, building shelter for the homeless and tutoring at-risk youth. Statement: Our district has a long history of electing strong, energetic leaders. I'll take my progressive values and experience to Olympia to create jobs, improve education, invest in public safety, and increase transportation choices.
As a fourth generation Seattleite, it's been a privilege serving my 34th District community at the King County Council - focusing on reducing youth violence, funding the South Park Bridge, and protecting our environment. I've been proudly endorsed by Democratic organizations (KCYD, YDWA); education advocates like Stand for Children; transportation champions like Sen. Ed Murray (D-Capitol Hill); 34th District leaders like Phil Talmadge; and many progressives.