Dan Griffey

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Dan Griffey
Member of the Washington House of Representatives
from the 35th district
Assumed office
January 12, 2015
Preceded byKathy Haigh
Personal details
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Dinah Griffey Quotes:"Our Government is in place to protect our rights and freedoms, not to protect us from them".- Dan Griffey
ResidenceLakeland Village, Allyn, Washington
WebsiteCampaign website Legislative website

Dan Griffey is an American politician. A Republican, he was elected to the Washington House of Representatives in 2014, defeating Democratic incumbent Kathy Haigh to pick up one of four House seats gained by Washington Republicans that year.[1]

Griffey is the ranking minority member on the House Local Government Committee and also sits on the Early Learning and Human Services and Public Safety Committees.[2] Representative Griffey was selected by House Republican leadership to serve as Assistant Whip.[3]

Griffey has been a leading proponent to eliminate the statute of limitations for rape.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Griffey is a firefighter from Allyn, in Mason County, where he serves as a lieutenant for the North Mason Fire District.[5]


  1. ^ Shannon, Brad (November 6, 2014). "Republican Dan Griffey moves ahead of Rep. Kathy Haigh by 157 votes". The Olympian. Retrieved March 16, 2018.
  2. ^ "House of Representatives Committee Members by Committee". Washington State Legislature. Retrieved March 16, 2018.
  3. ^ "About Dan Griffey". Washington State House Republicans. Retrieved April 11, 2015.
  4. ^ Template:Cite news=http://www.thedailyworld.com/news/griffey-bill-to-end-statutes-of-limitations-on-certain-sex-crimes-gets-approval-from-house-committee/
  5. ^ Shannon, Brad (November 7, 2014). "Vote tallies keep favoring GOP challenger Dan Griffey; Rep. Kathy Haigh weighing options for a hand recount in 35th district". The News Tribune. Retrieved February 10, 2015.