• Rated "OUTSTANDING" By the Municipal League

    What does OUTSTANDING mean?

    Richard "has made numerous outstanding contributions requiring skills related to the office, is a path-finding and respected leader, brings knowledge and creativity to issues facing the office."

  • Welcome to our campaign website

    I'm running for King County Council in the 6th District because our district needs leadership we can trust. I believe we must elect public servants with integrity and a record of service to our community. We need someone who will roll up their sleeves to get the job done and fix problems. That's what I have been doing my whole life.

    I invite you to learn more about my campaign. I would be honored to have your support!

  • Why should you support Richard?

    Looking for a change in the 6th District? Richard Mitchell served as the Governor's general counsel for four years, attended the Democratic National Convention as a delegate for President Obama, and is endorsed by the 32nd and 45th Legislative District Democrats, State Senator Adam Kline, State Representatives Roger Goodman and Cindy Ryu, and many more.

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  • Real Leadership, Not Playing Politics

    Richard doesn't run from the tough issues. Instead of hiding behind politics and partisan divide, Richard rolls up his sleeves and tackles problems head-on, like funding transit in a down economy, finding funding for social services such as domestic violence prevention programs, and helping the county prosecutor keep dangerous criminals off the street.

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  • Learn About Richard Mitchell

    Husband, father, community leader, advocate for equal rights, housing and homelessness activist, trained in urban planning and architecture, national delegate for President Obama, and more. Richard Mitchell is the right kind of leader for District 6.

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