Newly elected Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib talks achievements, goals for office

SEATTLE – Washington’s new team of statewide elected leaders will be sworn in next year. That includes five individuals who are new to their roles, since there were several open seats this year. KING 5 sat down with newly elected Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib who makes the first Iranian-American elected statewide in the nation. He’s … READ MORE

Cyrus Habib elected state’s next lieutenant governor

OLYMPIA — Democratic state Sen. Cyrus Habib has been elected as Washington state’s next lieutenant governor. Habib, of Bellevue, will replace current Lt. Gov. Brad Owen, who is retiring from the office after two decades. The second highest position in the state, the lieutenant governor is best known as the president of the Senate and … READ MORE

Thanks to you, I’m the next Lieutenant Governor

Friends, We did it! Thanks to your unwavering support, I’ve been elected to be Washington State’s next Lieutenant Governor! It was 418 days ago when I announced my campaign, and I’ve spent the past fourteen months traveling to every part of this great state, making the case that we deserve a Lieutenant Governor who will be our COO (Chief … READ MORE

Cyrus Habib Earns Endorsement of President Barack Obama

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 30, 2016 CONTACT: Miranda Roberts, (425) 894-1388 BARACK OBAMA ENDORSES STATE SENATOR CYRUS HABIB FOR LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR            Support Underscores Crucial Nature of This Race WASHINGTON —Today Barack Obama endorsed State Senator Cyrus Habib in his race for Lieutenant Governor of Washington State: “Cyrus’s intelligence, track record, and proven commitment to Washington … READ MORE

Cyrus Habib Earns Endorsement of The Stranger

According to The Google—ALL HAIL—our lieutenant governor is a freaky mash-up of a public office. It’s a legislative-executive hybrid who presides over the state senate, figures out which bills move forward, heads up a committee on economic development and international relations, and fills in for our governor when they’re out of state. State senator Cyrus … READ MORE

Cyrus Habib Earns Endorsement of Spokesman Review

Habib, McLaughlin for state offices In the primary races for lieutenant governor and lands commissioner, the editorial board selected candidates who didn’t advance to the general election. The following are our reassessments in those contests. Lt. Governor: State Sen. Cyrus Habib, D-Bellevue, finished first in a crowded field, collecting a mere 22 percent of the … READ MORE

Cyrus Habib Earns Endorsement of Yakima Herald

Endorsements: Habib for lieutenant governor Among the nine statewide executive races on the Nov. 8 ballot are those for lieutenant governor and state treasurer, open seats whose results from the August primary have yielded different dynamics in the general election.   The lieutenant governor’s race features Democrat Cyrus Habib, a lawyer, law professor and state … READ MORE

Cyrus Habib Earns Endorsement of Walla Walla Union-Bulletin

Cyrus Habib is strong choice for lt. governor One of the most impressive candidates on the Nov. 8 ballot is Cyrus Habib.  The Bellevue Democrat and state senator is running for the lieutenant governor seat being vacated by the retiring Brad Owen.  Habib seems to be a great fit for the position, which includes serving … READ MORE

Cyrus Habib Earns Endorsement of The Olympian

Habib is best qualified for lieutenant governor Washington voters have a clear and easy choice in the lieutenant governor’s race on Nov. 8. Democrat Cyrus Habib is a liberal state senator, son of Iranian immigrants and a Seattle University law professor, and without question best qualified for the job. Despite losing his eyesight at age … READ MORE

Race for Washington lieutenant governor a study in contrasts

Cyrus Habib, the Democrat, is an Ivy League-educated lawyer, a Rhodes Scholar, a law professor and a state senator from Bellevue. He has raised more than $725,000 in campaign donations — nearly 40 percent of it from out of state. Marty McClendon, the Republican, dropped out of college in his senior year and became a … READ MORE