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King County
Government & Politics

Use this page to research the Executive and Legislative (County Council) branches of King County government. This page also contains links to web pages and email for the King County Executive and for the Metro-King County Council members. Links to local political parties and citizen's groups are also available.




Homepage for King County Government

King County Charter The document giving King County its government.
King County Election Results
1999 Election Results

November 2, 1999 General Election
September 14, 1999 Primary Election
May 18, 1999 Special Election
April 27, 1999 Special Election
March 9, 1999 Special Election
February 2, 1999 Special Election

1998 Election Results

Nov. 3rd, 1998 General Election
Sept. 15th, 1998 Primary Election

King County Executive


County Executive Dow Constantine: [email protected] | 206-296-4040

Metropolitan King County Council

Metropolitan King County Council The elected officials who legislate (make laws) for the county.

Councilmember Bob Ferguson: [email protected] | 206-296-1001

Councilmember Larry Gossett: [email protected] | 206-296-1002

Councilmember Kathy Lambert: [email protected] | 206-296-1003

Councilmember Larry Phillips: [email protected] | 206-296-1004

Councilmember Julia Patterson: [email protected] | 206-296-1005

Councilmember Jane Hague: [email protected] | 206-296-1006

Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer: [email protected] | 206-296-1007

Councilmember Reagan Dunn: [email protected] | 206-296-1009

* denotes the Chairperson of the Metro King County Council


 County Politics
King County Democrats

King County Republicans


County/State Activist Groups


The Democracy Network--Community-based, interactive political website. Includes information on upcoming elections.

Peace Action of Washington--Major peace issues of the day and links to E-Mail and other addresses of elected officials.

Washington Conservation Voters--Seeks to elect and support environmentally responsible candidates.

County/State Resources

Map of King County Council Districts --Find out which district you are in.

Community & Human Services Dept.

Oral History Program --"The Oral History Program records and transcribes the recollections of legislators, state officials and citizens who have been involved with the state's political history. These tapes and transcripts, along with companion literature, are made available to the public through a variety of sources, including libraries and state and regional archives. The program also assists museums, historical societies, and others in creating exhibits about the state's political history, and contributes to educational programs in public schools." *Statement from the Oral History Site.

King County Voter Registration-- Register to vote.

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Read the History Guy Weblog and the War and Conflict Journal--New

Joe Stack Joins Other Domestic Terrorists on the Dark Side of History--History Guy Commentary, posted Feb. 19, 2010

Fatah vs. Usbat al-Ansar Fighting in the Ain al-Helweh refugee camp in southern Lebanon. Four killed.--posted Feb. 15, 2010

Maoist Rebels Attack Indian Forces--posted Feb. 15, 2010

Iran War Creeping Upon Us--posted Jan. 16, 2010

Earthquake Adds to Haiti's Tragic History--posted Jan. 13, 2010

Yemen With al-Qaida Threat May Be New Front In War--posted Jan. 4, 2010

al-Qaida in North Africa Strikes--posted Dec. 31, 2009

Attempt to Bomb Northwest Airlines Flight 253 on Christmas Day 2009--posted Dec. 26, 2009

Joseph Stalin: History's Villain--posted Dec. 22, 2010

New and Recent Conflicts of the World

Wars and Conflicts of Burma/Myanmar --The Wars and Conflicts of Burma/Myanmar from the Anglo-Burmese Wars to the pro-democracy Myanmar uprising of 2007.

Wars and Conflicts of Yemen (1914-Present)--NEW

Djibouti-Eritrea Border War (June, 2008)

Wars of Iran and Persia--Lists the wars and conflicts of Persia and Iran from the 18th Century to the present.

The 2007 Pro-Democracy Uprising in Myanmar--The current uprising in Myanmar.

North Lebanon Conflict (2007)--Fighting between the Lebanese government and a Jihadist Palestinian militia calling itself Fatah al-Islam.

bin Laden's Declaration of War Against the United States-- Long before 9/11, Osama bin Laden declared his hatred and his intent to harm America.

Current Wars of the World--A listing of current wars and conflicts around the world.

Military Coups in Turkey-A listing of military coups in modern Turkey (1960-1997).

Comparing America's Wars Duration in Months-A look at America's wars and comparing their length in months.

War in Afghanistan--Details on the origins of this ongoing war; part of the War on Terror

Ethiopia-Somalia War of 2006*New*--A brief description of the Ethiopia-Somalia War which began in 2006, and is a part of the larger Somali Civil War.

Ethiopia-Somali Wars and Conflicts*New*--Listing the wars and conflicts between Ethiopia and Somalia

Wars of Germany--The wars and conflicts of Germany from the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1871 to the War in Afghanistan.

Iraq War: Links and Resources*New*--Links and resources on the Iraq War.

Iraq War: Prisoner Abuse and Abu Ghraib Links and Resources*New*--Links and resources on the Iraq War's biggest scandal.

Iraq War: Battles and Campaigns*New*--Links and resources on Iraq War battles and military operations.

Israel-Lebanon/Hezbollah War of 2006--*New*--Details and analysis on the warfare along the Lebanese border which began in July, 2006!

Israel-Lebanon Conflict--*New*--Background information on the decades-long warfare and conflict along the Israel/Lebanon border.

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict--*New*--Background information on the long-running warfare between Israel and the Palestinians!

Israeli-Palestinian Battles and Campaigns--*New*--Specific information on the warfare raids, battles, terrorist attacks, and retaliations between Israel and the Palestinians!

Waziristan War----The War on Terror expands to Pakistan's Northwest Frontier!

Hamas----The terrorist/resistance group now ruling the Palestinian Authority!

War in the Western Sahara--

Iraq War

Afghan War

Nepal Civil War

Wars of 2006--*--Wars and conflicts of 2006!