Denny Heck

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Denny Heck
Denny Heck official.jpg
Lieutenant Governor of Washington
Assumed office
January 13, 2021
GovernorJay Inslee
Preceded byCyrus Habib
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Washington's 10th district
In office
January 3, 2013 – January 3, 2021
Preceded byConstituency established
Succeeded byMarilyn Strickland
Member of the Washington House of Representatives
from the 17th district
In office
January 10, 1977 – January 11, 1985
Preceded byEugene Laughlin
Succeeded byKim Peery
Personal details
Born
Dennis Lynn Heck

(1952-07-29) July 29, 1952 (age 70)
Vancouver, Washington, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)
Paula Fruci (m. 1976)
Children2
EducationEvergreen State College (BA)
Portland State University
WebsiteHouse website

Dennis Lynn Heck (born July 29, 1952) is an American politician. He is the U.S. Representative for Washington's 10th congressional district since 2013. He is also the Lieutenant Governor-elect of Washington.[1] He is a member of the Democratic Party

On December 4, 2019, Heck announced that he would not seek reelection in 2020.[2] On April 3, 2020 he announced his plans to run for lieutenant governor.[3] He won the general election in November.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Denny Heck defeats Marko Liias in Washington state lieutenant governor election results". Seattle Times. November 3, 2020. Retrieved November 4, 2020.
  2. Bowman, Bridget; Bowman, Bridget (2019-12-04). "Washington Democratic Rep. Denny Heck not running for reelection". Retrieved 2019-12-04.
  3. Drew, James (April 3, 2020). "U.S. Rep. Heck files paperwork to run for state Lieutenant Governor". The News Tribune. Retrieved April 3, 2020.