|Member of the Washington House of Representatives|
from the Position 1, 11th legislative district
|Assumed office |
January 13, 2003
|Preceded by||Eileen Cody|
Zachary Lucas Hudgins
December 12, 1968
Austin, Texas, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Gabriela Juana Quintana|
|Alma mater||University of Notre Dame (B.A.)|
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Zachary Lucas "Zack" Hudgins (born December 12, 1968) is an American politician of the Democratic Party. He is a member of the Washington House of Representatives representing the 11th Legislative District, being first elected in 2002. Hudgins worked at Amazon.com as a project manager and program manager with Microsoft, before coming to the Legislature. His background includes several years as a campaign manager for various Democratic Congressional candidates. His District includes Renton, Tukwila and South Seattle.
His committee assignments include Business & Financial Services, General Government Appropriations & Oversight (Chair) and Ways & Means. He is active in the Beacon Alliance of Neighbors and the SW King County Chamber of Commerce. He is also a member of the Greater Renton Chamber of Commerce and the Highlands Community Association. Hudgins has led seminars on democracy in the newly independent republics of Ukraine and Kyrgyzstan and in Iraq, with the National Democratic Institute.
On November 1, 2011, Hudgins announced his candidacy for the office of the Secretary of State of Washington in the 2012 general election. On March 12, 2012, Hudgins withdrew from the race, focusing instead on running for an additional term representing the 11th District.
Zack Hudgins ran for the office of King County Director of Elections in 2015, losing to Julie Wise, the Deputy Director of the Department.
- "Biography". Washington House Democrats. Retrieved 17 May 2011.
- "Rep. Zack Hudgins dropping run for Secretary of State". Retrieved 11 March 2013.
- Zemke, Steve. "Candidates August 4, 2015 Primary". King County Elections. Retrieved May 22, 2015.
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