Photo: Office of Jorge Barón
On Jan. 9, Queen Anne’s Jorge Barón was sworn in as the King County Councilmember representing District 4. Barón was accompanied by his wife, Tyler Crone, and two of their children. After the ceremony, he was welcomed with a standing ovation and Crone thanked Justice Mary Yu “for making the moment more meaningful for all of us.”
Barón is the former director of Northwest Immigrant Rights Project and has been selected to chair the Law and Justice committee. Additional committees include: Committee of the Whole (Vice Chair), Budget and Fiscal Management, Health and Human Services, Transportation Economy and Environment, and Regional Transit.
Members of the public are invited to sign up for his newsletter through the KingCounty.gov website or view his introductory video at youtube.com/watch?v=ESa5FQrH90k