He made the announcement on his Facebook page:
Today I have decided to unite Snohomish County to work toward reducing our unemployment rate and bringing integrity back to the office. I have filed for Snohomish County Executive. I will continue to serve as a State Representative focusing on creating jobs and assisting our state by providing ideas and legislation to solve our current budget deficit this upcoming legislative session.
34-year-old Mike Hope, a Republican, is a Seattle police officer.