Elected Experience: Larry served 11 years on the Kirkland City Council, 4 years as Mayor before serving 6 terms in the State House of Representatives.
Other Professional Experience: Owner/Operator of The Grape Choice wine shop in Kirkland--29 years. Larry taught elementary school before starting his own business.
Education: Bellevue High School, BA-Western Washington State College, Master of Science Degree-University of Oregon.
Community Service: Board Member of Hopelink, founding member of Leadership Eastside. Past Board Member of the Seattle-King County Economic Development Council, Eastside Transportation Partnership, Puget Sound Regional Council, Kirkland Performance Center and Chair of the Suburban Cities Association.
Statement: A 40 year small business owner, former Kirkland Mayor and teacher, Larry Springer is a straight talking, independent voice for our families and communities. Larry demanded a responsible, balanced budget that significantly increased spending for K-12 and higher education. Larry worked to reform Washington’s tax system to increase government efficiency, and ease the burden on small businesses and families.
Larry always places getting results above partisan politics. He is committed to fixing 405 congestion, assuring a quality education for all students and a safety net for the vulnerable. Fully funding K-12 education remains his top priority. Re-Elect Larry Springer.