Council picks Bellevue attorney to succeed Fred Jarrett in state Senate

January 26, 2010

Randy Gordon

The next lawmaker to represent southwest Issaquah in the state Senate will be Democrat Randy Gordon, a Bellevue attorney.

Gordon succeeded Fred Jarrett, a Democrat who stepped down last month after County Executive Dow Constantine named the then-lawmaker to the No. 2 spot in King County government. King County Council members appointed Gordon to the open seat Jan. 11, the opening day of the 60-day legislative session. Read more

Council picks Bellevue attorney to succeed Fred Jarrett in state Senate

January 11, 2010

NEW — 1 p.m. Jan. 11, 2010

The next lawmaker to represent southwest Issaquah in the state Senate will be Democrat Randy Gordon, a Bellevue attorney.

Gordon succeeds Fred Jarrett, a Democrat who stepped down last month after County Executive Dow Constantine named the then-lawmaker to the No. 2 spot in King County government. King County Council members appointed Gordon to the open seat Monday, the opening day of the 60-day legislative session.

Members approved the appointment in a unanimous vote.

County Council members picked a successor from a list of candidates submitted by local Democratic Party leaders. The new senator won the support of most of the 41st District precinct-committee officers during a Jan. 5 meeting.

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