John Curley, local TV celebrity, is leaving the Sammamish City Council. Curley defeated Tom Vance in 2009 for his seat on the non-partisan body. At the time, very little was known about Curley's political viewpoints. However since hosting radio talk shows in a number of time slots, listeners as welll as Sammamish residents are aware that his views tend to be conservative.
Curley made his fame as the host of KING TV's Evening Magazine. He also works as a charity auctioneer Curley talked about his time on the council and his departure with KIRO FM morning host Dave Ross. He spoke about long meetings and a little frustration with his fellow councilors. He also spoke about it on his own show.