Washington State Democratic Party

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Democratic Party of the State of Washington
ChairpersonTina Podlodowski
Senate leaderAndy Billig
House leaderFrank Chopp
Headquarters615 2nd Ave., Suite 580
Seattle, WA 98104
National affiliationDemocratic Party
Seats in the Upper House
28 / 49
Seats in the Lower House
57 / 98
Official website

The Washington State Democratic Party is the state Democratic Party branch in the State of Washington, headquartered in the Broderick Building in Downtown Seattle.[1] It is also commonly referred to as the Washington State Democrats and the Washington Democratic Party.


Washington State Democratic Central Committee (WSDCC)[edit]

  • Chair: Tina Podlodowski
  • Vice-Chair: David Green
  • Treasurer: Habib M. Habib
  • Secretary: Rob Dolin

County party organizations[edit]

Each of Washington's 39 counties has a county democratic central committee, which operates within that county and sends two delegates (one male and one female) to the State Central Committee.

Legislative district organizations[edit]

Each of Washington's 49 legislative districts has a local Democratic party organization, which operates within that district and sends two delegates (one male and one female) to the State Central Committee.

Current elected officials[edit]

The following popularly-elected offices are held by Democrats:

U.S. Senate[edit]

Since 2001, Democrats have controlled both of Washington's seats in the Senate:

U.S. House of Representatives[edit]

Democrats control a majority; they hold seven of the state's ten seats in the House following the 2010 census:

Statewide officeholders[edit]

Democrats hold six of the eight partisan-elected statewide offices:[2]

Legislative leadership[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Contact Us." Washington State Democratic Party. Retrieved on May 13, 2010.
  2. ^ "Elected Officials". wa-democrats.org. 13 June 2014.

External links[edit]