Elected Experience: State Representative – 18 years, Tacoma City Councilman – 15 years
Other Professional Experience: Former member; Workforce Development Council Executive Board, Tacoma-Pierce County Board of Health, Tacoma Joint Municipal Action Committee, and the Tacoma City Council Public Safety Committee. Current member; House Judiciary Committee, Commerce and Gaming Committee. Current chairman, House Business and Financial Services Committee.
Education: Mount Tahoma - Class of 1970, Bates Technical College, Tacoma Community College, Honorary Associate of Applied Technology - Clover Park Technical College
Community Service: Steve Kirby is a lifelong resident of his district. Over the years, he has been a member of numerous community organizations that benefit his constituents.
Statement: Steve Kirby has the experience it takes to stand up to the special interests and speak out for the hard working people of our community. He always has. He always will.
While some politicians make excuses, Steve Kirby makes a difference. He fights for good schools, safe neighborhoods, a strong economy, and he always puts people ahead of partisan politics. Most recently, he championed a budget that cuts taxes, funds education and invests in community mental health. He’s a leader we know; a leader we can count on. Reelect Steve Kirby. It’s the next-best thing to being there yourself.