Washington Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib announced he would not seek reelection this fall in order to join the Jesuit religious order.

Seattle Times
March 19, 2020
Olympia, WA

OLYMPIA — Washington Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib announced Thursday he would not seek reelection this fall in order to join the Jesuit religious order.

The announcement by Habib, considered a rising star in state Democratic politics, caught many elected Democratic officials by surprise.

The lieutenant governor’s decision means at least one of Washington’s nine statewide elected positions will be an open seat in the August primary and November general elections.

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