Washington State Democratic Party
|Democratic Party of the State of Washington|
|Senate leader||Ed Murray|
|House leader||Frank Chopp|
|Headquarters||615 2nd Ave., Suite 580
Seattle, WA 98104
|National affiliation||Democratic Party|
|Seats in the Upper House|
|Seats in the Lower House|
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.
- Chair: Dwight Pelz
- Vice-Chair: Valerie Brady Rongey
- Treasurer: Habib M. Habib
- Secretary: Rob Dolin
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.
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.
The following popularly-elected offices will be held by Democrats:
Democrats make up eight of Washington's 12-member Congressional delegation:
Since 2001, Democrats have controlled both of Washington's seats in the U.S. Senate:
- Class I: Maria Cantwell (Junior Senator)
- Class III: Patty Murray (Senior Senator, Majority Conference Secretary, Chair of the Senate Budget Committee2)
Democrats control six of the ten seats Washington is apportioned in the U.S. House following the 2010 census:
Democrats hold eight of the nine elected statewide offices:3
- Governor: Jay Inslee
- Lieutenant Governor: Brad Owen
- Attorney General: Bob Ferguson
- Treasurer: Jim McIntire
- Auditor: Troy Kelley
- Commissioner of Public Lands: Peter J. Goldmark
- Insurance Commissioner: Mike Kreidler
- Superintendent of Public Instruction: Randy Dorn (this is a nonpartisan office)
- "Contact Us." Washington State Democratic Party. Retrieved on May 13, 2010.
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