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City of Kirkland

Council Position No. 4

Toby Nixon

Toby Nixon

12113 NE 141ST ST


(206) 790-6377

Education: Attended Cal Poly San Luis Obispo; decades of solving difficult technology, policy, and community issues
Occupation: Experienced city council member, government accountability advocate, and non-profit leader

Thank you for the opportunity to serve you on our city council!


I’m committed to responsible and sustainable budgets that provide the quality services you expect, with public safety as our top priority. I’ll continue to work for policies that accommodate innovation and growth while protecting the character and livability of Kirkland’s neighborhoods and our unique natural environment. I’ll continue my efforts to make it easier for you to follow city government actions, participate in decision-making, and ensure public officials are acting ethically in the best interest of us all. I respect and understand the diverse needs of all of Kirkland, do my homework on issues, and seek solutions that bring people together while moving us forward.


With your support, I’ll continue to use my proven experience as a council member, state legislator, fire commissioner, and government accountability leader to serve you and move toward a bright future for Kirkland.

John Tymczyszyn

John Tymczyszyn

PO BOX 2696


(425) 830-7520

Education: J.D., Seattle University School of Law; B.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Naval Officers Candidate School.
Occupation: Attorney, Kirkland Planning Commissioner, Veteran, Husband & Father of three.

I have served as chair of the Kirkland Planning Commission and as a member of the commission since 2017. I am running for City Council because I have the experience to solve complex problems and find fair solutions.


I will be a strong voice for comprehensive public-safety strategies to keep Kirkland safe. I will lead in housing and planning by creating an affordable and inclusive community, expanding our parks and infrastructure, and responsibly developing our local economy to create opportunities for all. I am committed to working for the people of Kirkland and making our city a better place to live, work, play and raise a family. We need a team player with a fresh perspective. My leadership experience will get it done!


Endorsements: King County Democrats, 45th, 48th, and 1st District Democrats, Atty Gen. Bob Ferguson, Sen. Kuderer, Sen. Dhingra, Former Kirkland Mayor Amy Walen, Planning Commissioners and more.

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