Eduardo is a Quincy native who was proudly raised by hardworking, immigrant parents—María and Ernesto—who’ve labored in Quincy’s agricultural fields, orchards, and food processing plants for four decades.
Eduardo has proudly dedicated his life to public service, concurrently serving in his seventh year in the Washington Army National Guard as a combat engineer and his first as a wildland firefighter with the Washington State Department of Natural Resources.
Through the National Guard, Eduardo has deployed as part of search-and-extraction and evacuation teams at wildfires in collaboration with FEMA (Mendocino-Complex and Paradise Camp fires), and to Washington, DC, in the aftermath of the January 6th insurrection at the United States Capitol, working alongside members of the United States Capitol Police.
Eduardo is the first person in his family to attain a university education — graduating from Washington State University in Pullman with a Bachelor’s degree in foreign languages with a minor in criminal justice and criminology. Additionally, Eduardo studied two years towards a Master’s degree in public policy — researching schoolchildren homelessness — and one year towards his law degree. Eduardo is currently enrolled and working towards his emergency medical technician (EMT) certification in Washington state.
Eduardo has proudly worked nine summers in Quincy’s agricultural industry — picking cherries, apples, and blueberries, as well as working alongside his parents in Quincy’s food processing plants.
In 2020, at the age of 27, Eduardo ran in his first political race as a candidate for the Washington House of Representatives for Legislative District 13 — earning 48.3% of the vote in Quincy.
Eduardo is running for Quincy City Council to make a difference.
As a Quincy City Councilman, Eduardo commits to building an equitable, just, safe, and prosperous community for all of Quincy’s residents.
In 2020, Eduardo proudly served as a Farmworker Justice Fellow with the Northwest Justice Project— assisting Washington state farmworkers in obtaining legal representation during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Additionally, Eduardo has served as an immigration volunteer—assisting immigrant children and survivors of domestic violence in obtaining asylum in the United States, as a translator and interpreter.
Eduardo proudly served as a volunteer at the United States Department of Veterans Affairs as a hospital patient escort, aiding America’s veterans from World War II, Korean, Vietnam, Gulf, Iraq, and Afghanistan wars in obtaining medical care.
Eduardo is engaged to Virginia, who serves as a Pacific Northwest medical-surgical registered nurse.