PO Box 40600
Olympia, WA 98504-0600
Business and Financial Services Committee
Technology and Economic Development Committee
Cyrus represents the 48th Legislative District, which includes parts of Redmond, Kirkland, and Bellevue and all of Clyde Hill, Hunts Point, Yarrow Point and Medina. He was first elected to the House in 2012.
Cyrus grew up in Bellevue and attended Bellevue public schools. At age 8, he lost his eyesight to cancer, but he went on to college at Columbia, to Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar and to Yale Law School, where he was editor of the law review. He currently practices law with the Seattle firm of Perkins Coie, specializing in meeting the legal needs of high-tech start-ups.
Cyrus has served on the Bellevue Human Services Commission and on the King County Civil Rights Commission. An advocate for the disabled, he has testified before Congress on the need to redesign paper currency to enable the visually impaired to distinguish among different denominations. He is a trustee of the Bellevue College Foundation, which raises money for scholarships for students with financial need, and a member of the board of the Bellevue Downtown Association.
Cyrus lives in Kirkland. He enjoys spending time with his family, visiting the region’s varied restaurants and playing jazz piano.