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Reuven Carlyle

A candidate for State Representative Pos. 1, Legislative District 36 in the 2010 Washington General Election

Party: Democrat

On this race:

Elected Experience: Legislator since 2008.

Other Professional Experience: Wireless, software, clean energy entrepreneur. Previously worked to deploy plug in electric hybrid technology; wireless E911 services for public safety.

Education: Harvard University, MPA. University of Massachusetts, BA.

Community Service: Married to physician Wendy Carlyle; four young, loud, terrific children in public schools. Co-founded City Year, a premier AmeriCorp program. 

Statement: In my first term I passed new laws to reform education while rewarding the best teachers, support foster kids, improve student access to the University of Washington and higher education, streamline technology services saving taxpayers $30 million, and prohibit texting while driving.  I strive everyday to be accessible and accountable to our community.

I ask for the honor of your vote as a progressive, independent, fiscally responsible citizen legislator.  Reviews: "The kind of thinking that should rule in Olympia," Seattle Times; "a valuable provocateur," Crosscut.  Endorsements: Washington Conservation Voters, League of Education Voters, Seattle Firefighters, Realtors, hundreds of community leaders.

Election results

Candidate Votes Pct
Reuven Carlyle (D) 44,907 100 %

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