Washington State Senate

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Washington State Senate
Washington State Legislature
Type
Type
Term limits
None
History
New session started
January 11, 2021
Leadership
Denny Heck (D)
Since January 13, 2021
President pro tempore
Karen Keiser (D)
Since November 15, 2017
Majority Leader
Andy Billig (D)
Since November 15, 2017
Minority Leader
John Braun (R)
Since November 30, 2020
Structure
Seats49
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Political groups
Majority Caucus
  •   Democratic (28)

Minority Caucus

Length of term
4 years
AuthorityArticle II, Washington State Constitution
Salary$56,881/year + per diem [1]
Elections
Last election
November 3, 2020
(24 seats)
Next election
November 8, 2022
(25 seats)
RedistrictingWashington Redistricting Commission
Meeting place
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State Senate Chamber
Washington State Capitol
Olympia, Washington
Website
Washington State Senate

The Washington State Senate is the upper house of the Washington State Legislature. The body has 49 members, each representing a district with a population of nearly 160,000. The State Senate meets at the Legislative Building in Olympia.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Salary Information | Washington Citizens' Commission on Salaries for Elected Officials". salaries.wa.gov.