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City of Kirkland

Council Position No. 2

Education: B.A. Communications and Media Studies, University of Washington; Environmental Horticulture, Lake Washington Institute of Technology
Occupation: Kirkland City Councilmember, Small Business Owner, former Tech Product Manager

I am an experienced, collaborative leader who listens carefully and delivers results. I have served Kirkland on the City Council, Park Board, Housing Strategy Advisory Committee, and many regional committees. I have passionately preserved and enhanced our parks, small businesses, and the diverse communities that make Kirkland an exceptional city where everyone can thrive.


I expanded housing choices, improved community safety, added bike lanes and crosswalk flashing beacons, opened the Totem Lake Connector and 132nd Square Park, implemented sustainability actions. I focused on economic recovery, built new programs helping people in need, and protected natural resources. As Kirkland’s Legislative Chair, I advocated for mental health investments, housing solutions, and funding for the Kirkland Performance Center and CKC.


I will continue to listen, lead, and deliver. I ask for your vote. Endorsed by Sierra Club, Washington Bikes, Affordable Housing Council, all Kirkland State Legislators, Kirkland KC Councilmembers, KC Democrats, and more.

Catie Malik

Catie Malik

218 Main St, PO Box 166


Education: Masters Healthcare Administration, UW and BA History Minor in Near Eastern Civilization, and Languages UW
Occupation: Associate Director of Finance, Dept OBGYN UW School of Medicine

Responsible governance must be in tune with the wishes of voters. This means listening to the constituents of Kirkland, and not outside agendas. I believe in strong public safety, unique vibrant neighborhoods, the ability of children to play in parks, small businesses to thrive, and a place to call home. We're facing challenges from our surrounding areas, unprecedented growth and policies that degrade quality of life. With the right people on the council, we can keep our unique character through sustainable urban planning and common sense. 


 With 15+ years working in healthcare, including during a pandemic, I have the skills to bring about effective change with limited resources, in a heavily regulated industry. I use data driven research and evidence-based solutions for best results. I listen to those impacted by change.  I've a proven track record of leadership, change management, and a genuine commitment to our city's quality of life."

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