Dow Constantine
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Dow Constantine

Democrat

County Executive

King County, Washington
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Dow Constantine

County Executive
Summary
Experience
59
Years of Age
26
Years of Experience
WAResidence (state)

James Dow Constantine (born November 15, 1961) is an American politician in the state of Washington who is currently serving as King County Executive, an office he has held since November 2009. He was previously in the state legislature and on the King County Council, chairing the latter before his election as Executive. Constantine is a self-identified Democrat, although the Executive's office is officially nonpartisan. He considered running for Governor of Washington in the 2020 election but decided against it when incumbent Jay Inslee decided to seek a third term.

Experience

Education

  (1 - 2 of 3)  
University of Washington
MA
1992
University of Washington
JD
1989
University of Washington
BA
1985

Past Positions

  (1 - 2 of 7)  
County Executive
King County, Washington
2009 - Current
Council Member
King County, Washington
2002 - 2009
Washington State Senate
2000 - 2002
Washington State House of Representative
1997 - 2000
King County Council Legislative Aide
1994 - 1996
Former Land Use Chair
Seattle Chamber of Commerce
Attorney
Private Practice
1990 - Current

Other Experience

  (1 - 2 of 5)  
Member
Open Space Oversight Committee
Member
Seattle Design Review Board
Member
West Seattle Helpline
President
West Seattle High School Alumni Association
Trustee
Allied Arts