Washington State Democratic Party

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Democratic Party of the State of Washington
Chairman Dwight Pelz
Senate leader Sharon Nelson
House leader Frank Chopp
Headquarters 615 2nd Ave., Suite 580
Seattle, WA 98104
Ideology American liberalism
Progressivism
Center-left
National affiliation Democratic Party
Colors Blue
Seats in the Upper House
23 / 49
Seats in the Lower House
55 / 98
Website
Official website
Politics of the United States
Political parties
Elections

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.

Organization[edit]

Washington State Democratic Central Committee (WSDCC)[edit]

  • Chair: Jaxon Ravens
  • Vice-Chair: Valerie Brady Rongey
  • 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 will be held by Democrats:

Members of Congress[edit]

Democrats make up eight of Washington's 12-member Congressional delegation:

U.S. Senate[edit]

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

U.S. House of Representatives[edit]

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

Statewide officeholders[edit]

Democrats hold seven of the eight partisan elected statewide offices:[3]

See also[edit]

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