A candidate for State Representative Pos. 1, Legislative District 45 in the 2010 Washington General Election
Elected Experience: State Representative, 45th District, 2006 – 2010; Vice Chair, House Judiciary Committee; Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Committee; Early Learning Committee.
Other Professional Experience: King County Bar Association, 2000-08, Director, Washington State Sentencing Guidelines Commission, 1998-2000, National Association of Sentencing Commissions Board, 1999-2000, Washington State Law and Justice Advisory Council, 1998-2000
Education: Dartmouth College, A.B., George Washington University, J.D., Harvard University, M.P.A.
Community Service: Hopelink, Board of Directors; President, Kirkland’s Lakeview Neighborhood Association; Rotary Club; King County Substance Abuse Administrative Board. Roger and his wife, Liv, live with their young son and daughter in Kirkland, WA.
Statement: Roger Goodman believes public service is not about partisanship; it's about getting results. That's why he's successfully brought people together improving public safety, protecting public schools, and creating jobs. A father of two, Roger expanded early learning; passed tough crime legislation; supported a balanced budget that preserves our values; and ensured that construction on 520 will begin.
A public safety expert, Roger will keep working with police and prosecutors so people are more secure at home and on our roadways. That's why he's supported by police, firefighters, and parents throughout the Eastside.