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Washington State Democratic Party

Updated: 2017-03-11T03:26Z
Democratic Party of the State of Washington
ChairpersonTina Podlodowski
Senate leaderSharon Nelson
House leaderFrank Chopp
Headquarters615 2nd Ave., Suite 580
Seattle, WA 98104
Social liberalism
National affiliationDemocratic Party
Seats in the Upper House
24 / 49
Seats in the Lower House
50 / 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)

  • Chair: Tina Podlodowski
  • Vice-Chair: Joe Pakootas
  • Treasurer: Habib M. Habib
  • Secretary: Rob Dolin

County party organizations

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

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

The following popularly elected offices will be held by Democrats:

U.S. Senate

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

U.S. House of Representatives

Democrats control six of the ten seats Washington is apportioned in the U.S. House following the 2010 census:

Statewide officeholders

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

See also


  1. ^ "Contact Us." Washington State Democratic Party. Retrieved on May 13, 2010.
  2. ^

External links

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