Mark Mullet

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Mark Mullet
Mark Mullet.jpeg
Member of the Washington Senate
from the 5th district
Incumbent
Assumed office
November 30, 2012
Preceded by Dino Rossi
Personal details
Born Tukwila, Washington
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Sabath
Children 4
Residence Issaquah, Washington
Alma mater Indiana University (B.A.)
University of Washington
Website Official

Mark Mullet is an American politician of the Democratic Party. He is a member of the Washington State Senate from the fifth legislative district.[1][2]

Personal life[edit]

Born in Tukwila, Washington, Mullet is a graduate of Foster High School.[3] He earned a B.A. in Finance from Indiana University, and a Master's in Public Affairs from the Evans School at the University of Washington in 2008.[3] Mullet was the Washington High School State Tennis Champion in 1989 and 1990.

He is a small business owner, owning Zeeks Pizza and Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream in Issaquah.[3] Mullet had previously served as a Managing Director at Bank of America, serving as the Global Head of Foreign Currency Options Trading.[3]

He and his wife Sabath have been married for 15 years and have four daughters.[3] His father Steve Mullet was the Mayor of Tukwila, Washington from 2000-2007.[4]

Political Career[edit]

In 2012, Mullet was elected by a 54.31% to 45.38% majority over his opponent Brad Toft.[5] In the Senate, Mullet is a member of the Early Learning & K-12 Education Committee and Transportation Committee, and is the vice chairman of the Financial Institutions, Housing & Insurance Committee.[6]

Before being elected to the Senate, Mullet served as a member of the Issaquah City Council, beginning in 2009.[7] Mullet names Grand Ridge Plaza, a mixed-use retail center, and a plastic bag ban as his key accomplishments while on city council.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Find Your Legislator". Apps.leg.wa.gov. Retrieved 2012-12-19. 
  2. ^ "Senator Mark Mullet, official legislative page". Washington State Legislature. Retrieved 2012-12-19. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "About Mark". senatedemocrats.wa.gov. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "Past Mayors of Tukwila". City of Tukwila. Retrieved 14 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "November 6, 2012 General Election". King County Elections. November 20, 2002. Retrieved 14 January 2013. 
  6. ^ Kagarise, Warren (December 26, 2012). "Issaquah legislators receive key committee assignments". issaquahpress.com (Issaquah Press). Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  7. ^ Kagarise, Warren (January 8, 2013). "Mark Mullet reflects on City Council term". Issaquah Press. Retrieved 14 January 2013. 

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