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Randy Gordon

A candidate for State Senator, Legislative District 41 in the 2010 Washington General Election

Party: Democrat


On this race:

Elected Experience: Washington State Senator

Other Professional Experience: Adjunct Professor, Outstanding Faculty Award (Seattle University Law School); Mediator, Arbitrator, Attorney, Bellevue, WA; Professionalism Award, Public Justice Award (Washington State Association for Justice); Governor, President’s Award (Washington State Bar)

Education: Harvard Law School (J.D., 1978); University of Michigan (B.A., 1975)

Community Service: Actively serving our community over 30 years, I have volunteered with Harborview; Eastside Legal Assistance Program; YMCA Parent-Child Program; Lake Bellevue Water Quality Committee; UW Multiethnic Alumni Partnership (MAP); Langston Hughes Cultural Arts Center; pro bono General Counsel, National Karate Federation overseeing Paralympics bylaw revisions; Disciplinary Hearing Officer, Special District Counsel, Washington State Bar

Statement: I'm your Senator, working hard for you in Olympia.  Thank you for your trust in me.  Appointed unanimously by the nonpartisan King County Council, I hit the ground running, making our government live within its means, protecting those things we hold dear.  I came to Olympia with fresh eyes, working for you, not special interests, challenging insurance company abuses and special interest tax loopholes, refusing travel/meal reimbursements during special session. 

Responsive. I work overtime to be available: five town halls; newsletters; responding personally to thousands of e-mails and calls; visiting your homes.

Effective. Following the tragic murders of four Lakewood police officers, I drafted a Constitutional amendment, passed unanimously, giving our judges the discretion needed to keep our communities safe from violent criminals, while protecting our civil liberties.

Independent. I ask for your support for my independent, practical approach: making government answer to taxpayers; supporting schools, vocational programs, small businesses; creating jobs; keeping our families safe; serving youEndorsements: Fred Jarrett;  Dow Constantine; Rabbi Jim Mirel; Tony Ventrella; League of Education Voters; Washington Education Association; Children's Campaign Fund; Bellevue Police Management Association; Washington Council of Police and Sheriffs; Washington Council of Firefighters; NARAL; Planned Parenthood; Sierra Club; many others.

Election results

CandidateVotesPct
Steve Litzow (R) 28,356 50.27%
Randy Gordon (D) 28,047 49.73%

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