Joshua Freed - Chairman

Joshua Freed was elected to his first term as Chairman of the King County Republican Party in December of 2020. Joshua has been active in Washington state Republican politics for over 25 years, starting as a campaign manager of a state house race and later serving as both Mayor of and City Council Member for the City of Bothell. Joshua understands how critical grassroots activism is to our success. Joshua was the lead on I-27, an initiative to stop Heroin Injection Sites and most recently led one of the largest grassroots efforts in Washington state history, qualifying R-90 (rejecting comprehensive sex education in our Elementary schools) on the 2020 general election ballot. Joshua is a proud, lifelong Washingtonian. He was born at Evergreen Hospital in Kirkland, graduated from Inglemoor High School in Kenmore, and married his college sweetheart, Lindie, a year after they graduated from Seattle Pacific University. They have five children and live in Bothell.


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Jeff Harvey - Executive Director

Before starting as KCGOP Executive Director, Jeff Harvey consulted on legislative and statewide races in Washington state. He was President of Enterprise Washington, the largest pro-business political action committee in Washington state and also founded and was President of Peak Advocacy LLC, a political consulting and issue advocacy firm based in Washington D.C.. Jeff has spent almost two decades working on local, statewide and federal campaigns and most notably served as Chief of Staff for over four years to Congressman Dave Reichert, a former senior member of the Ways and Means committee and Chairman of the Trade subcommittee. Jeff has worked on dozens of campaigns throughout the country including the historic 2011 Wisconsin senate recall races, Chris Christie’s 2009 gubernatorial race and Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s 2007 presidential bid. A native of Washington and resident of Kirkland, Jeff attended Bellevue Community College and Seattle University where he studied Political Science.


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