Sharon Tomiko Santos

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Sharon Tomiko Santos
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Sharon Tomiko Santos, 2018
Member of the Washington House of Representatives
from the 37th district
Assumed office
Personal details
Political partyDemocratic
ResidenceSeattle, Washington
Alma materMaster of Arts, Northeastern University (1988); Bachelor of Arts, The Evergreen State College (1985)
OccupationRetail banking,Nonprofit management and fundraising

Sharon Tomiko Santos (born July 5, 1961 in San Francisco, California), American politician, is a Washington State representative representing the 37th legislative district.


Santos was first elected state representative in 1998. She currently serves on the Education; Finance; Insurance, Financial Services & Consumer Protection; and Rules committees. Her legislative priorities include:

Current House Committee Assignments[edit]

  • Education
  • Community Development Housing & Tribal Affairs
  • Business & Financial Services[2]


Santos earned a bachelor's degree from Evergreen State College and earned a master's degree from Northeastern University.

Public and community service[edit]

  • Executive Policy Staff, King County
  • United Way of King County, Seattle Community Council
  • YMCA Youth and Government Advisory Board
  • Japanese American National Museum Advisory Board
  • Japanese American Citizens League, Seattle Chapter Board
  • Council for Pacific Asian Theology

Personal life[edit]

Santos lives in the Rainier Beach neighborhood of Seattle; she was married to Bob Santos[3] until his death in 2016.


  1. ^ "Rep. Sharon Tomiko Santos Bio". Retrieved 2014-03-05.
  2. ^ "Washington State House of Representatives". Retrieved 2014-03-05.
  3. ^ "Rep. Sharon Tomiko Santos' Biography". Washington State House Democrats. Archived from the original on 28 November 2015. Retrieved 5 August 2015.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)

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