Republican State Senator Steve Litzow has represented the 41st legislative district for the past six years. He is being challenged this year by Democrat Lisa Wellman.
The 41st legislative district covers Mercer Island, and stretches east to Bellevue, Newcastle, and the south-east border of Lake Sammamish.
KBCS interviewed both candidates about their position on some key issues in this election. KBCS News Director, Yuko Kodama has this report. The producers are Angie Voyles Askham and Jennie Cecil Moore.