Bellevue, WA 98004
King County Councilmember Claudia Balducci is a mom, transportation leader and former public safety official. She represents King County District 6, which encompasses all or part of Bellevue, Bothell, Clyde Hill, Hunts Point, Kirkland, Medina, Mercer Island, Redmond, Woodinville and Yarrow Point, Beaux Arts Village and the Sammamish Valley.
Claudia first became active in politics when she joined her neighbors to advocate for the revitalization of her local shopping center in the Lake Hills community in Bellevue. She was later elected to the City Council where she served for 12 years, including two years as Deputy Mayor and two years as Mayor.
As an elected official, Claudia has championed transportation solutions to benefit all eastsiders, including improvements to major freeways, like SR 520 and I-405, as well as local arterial projects and improved bike lanes and roadways in Bellevue. She fought for several years to ensure regional light rail would come to the eastside. She currently serves on the Sound Transit Board of Directors and the Executive Board for the four-county Puget Sound Regional Council.rs as Mayor.