Rep. Larry Springer

The House Democratic Caucus elected the remaining members of their leadership team today. Adding to the positions previously elected are:

Jim Moeller (Vancouver): Speaker pro tem-designate
Tina Orwall (Des Moines): Deputy Speaker pro tem-designate
Marcie Maxwell (Renton): Deputy Majority Leader for Education and Opportunity
Larry Springer (Kirkland): Deputy Majority Leader for Jobs and Economic Development
Joe Fitzgibbon (Burien): Deputy Majority Whip
Kris Lytton (Anacortes): Deputy Majority Floor Leader

“We have a leadership team that includes Democrats from urban, suburban, and rural Washington,” said House Speaker Frank Chopp. “We’re all in this together, after all, and we want a team that reflects that.”
Members of leadership elected two weeks ago are:

– Frank Chopp (Seattle): House Speaker-designate
– Pat Sullivan (Covington): Majority Leader
– Eric Pettigrew (Seattle): Majority Caucus Chair
– Kevin Van De Wege (Sequim): Majority Whip
– Tami Green (Lakewood): Majority Floor Leader

The Speaker-designate, Speaker pro tem-designate and Deputy Speaker pro-tem designate must be elected by the entire House on the first day of the 2013 session.

Washington State House Democrats

The information on these pages was created by House staff for legislative purposes and is a historical record of legislative events and activities. None of this material is intended to either directly or indirectly assist any campaign for office or ballot proposition. RCW 42.52.180 prohibits the use of public resources for campaign purposes.