Cyrus Habib currently represents East King County in the Washington State Senate.
In 2012, Habib was elected to the State House, making him the first and only Iranian-American elected official to hold state office in the United States. In the Senate, Habib serves on the Energy, Environment, and Telecommunications Committee, the Government Operations Committee, and the Transportation Committee.
In both the House of Representatives and the Senate, Habib has been a champion for fully funding our public schools, acting urgently to address climate change, investing in our transportation system, advocating a more open and accountable state government.
The Washington Post has named him one of the top 40 politicians in the U.S. under the age of 40 and Governing Magazine has listed him as one of 12 legislators to watch nationally.