Kathy Lambert

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Kathy Lambert is a United States Non-partisan member of the King County Council, the legislative body for King County, Washington. Lambert represents the third district, which is the largest district and covers nearly half the land mass of the county. The district includes North Bend, Snoqualmie, Issaquah, Sammamish, Fall City, Preston, Duvall, Redmond, Carnation, Skykomish, and part of Woodinville.

In 2001 she defeated Democrat Kristy Sullivan with 64% of the vote.[1]

In 2009 and 2013 she was unopposed.

In 2014 she was named Elected Official of the Year by the United Way.

She serves as Chair of the Law and Justice and Human Services Committee. She also serves on several other committees including the Board of Health, the Budget Committee and Budget negotiating team, Transportation and Land Use, and Regional Policy committees.

Before becoming a full-time elected official she was an elementary school teacher. Lambert is married and has adult children and several grandchildren and lives in Redmond.

Washington State Legislature[edit]

Before the King County Council, Lambert represented the 45th district in Washington's legislature for seven years, serving on the Appropriations, Judiciary, State Government, and Rules committees.

In 1998 she ran unopposed and in 2000 she defeated Democrat Jim Gordon with over 68% of the vote.[2]


  1. ^ "2001 General Election results". King County. Archived from the original on 2001-11-08. Retrieved 2007-10-01. 
  2. ^ "2000 General Election results". King County. Retrieved 2010-10-03.