Richard Mitchell

Washington
County Council - District 6
Locale: 
King County
Type of Seat: 
Challenger
Year: 
2011
Status: 
Elected
Woman Candidate: 
No
GLBT: 
No
Person of Color: 
Person of Color
Under 35: 
No

Richard Mitchell, an architect and urban planner, knows King County like the back of his hand. After focusing on smart growth, economic development and transportation in his career, Mitchell is ready to take on the challenge of building better communities through progressive policy. As someone who grew up in public housing in London, Mitchell is in touch with how the bigger issues affect people at all levels. Mithcell's win would mean solidfying a progressive majority on the King County Council.