Washington State Democratic Party

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The Washington State Democratic Party is the affiliate of the Democratic Party in the U.S. state of Washington, headquartered in Seattle.[1] It is also commonly referred to as the Washington State Democrats and the Washington Democratic Party.

Democratic Party of the State of Washington
ChairpersonTina Podlodowski
Founded1890
Headquarters615 2nd Ave., Suite 580
Seattle, WA 98104
IdeologyCentrism
Modern liberalism
Progressivism
Political positionCenter to center-left
National affiliationDemocratic Party
ColorsBlue
Seats in the Upper House
28 / 49
Seats in the Lower House
57 / 98
Website
Official website

OrganizationEdit

Washington State Democratic Central Committee (WSDCC)Edit

  • Chair: Tina Podlodowski
  • Vice-Chair: David Green
  • Treasurer: Habib M. Habib
  • Secretary: Rob Dolin

County party organizationsEdit

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 organizationsEdit

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 officialsEdit

 
Junior Senator Cantwell
 
Senior Senator Murray

The following popularly-elected offices are held by Democrats:

U.S. SenateEdit

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

U.S. House of RepresentativesEdit

Democrats control a majority; they hold seven of the state's ten seats in the House following the 2010 census:

Statewide officeholdersEdit

Democrats hold seven of the eight partisan-elected statewide offices:[2]

Legislative leadershipEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Contact Us." Washington State Democratic Party. Retrieved on May 13, 2010.
  2. ^ "Elected Officials". wa-democrats.org. 13 June 2014.

External linksEdit