• Rep. Valdez sponsored measure, aimed at protecting children’s privacy, heads to governor’s desk | News - March 5, 2018
    OLYMPIA –  Protecting children, especially when they are dealing with their most vulnerable moments, is a value we all hold dear. The bi-cameral unanimous passing of Rep. Javier Valedz’s (D-Seattle) measure protecting child forensic interviews that describe or depict allegations... READ MORE
  • MEDIA ADVISORY – 46th Legislative District Telephone Town Hall | News - February 14, 2018
    Who: Sen. David Frockt, Rep. Gerry Pollet, and Rep. Javier Valdez – The 46th Legislative District legislators representing part of King County and the city of Seattle including Lake Forest Park, Kenmore and Lake City. What: Tele-Town Hall meeting with 46th... READ MORE
  • House passes pair of Rep. Valdez bills aimed at protecting vulnerable populations | News - February 7, 2018
    OLYMPIA – The House of Representatives today moved two measures prime-sponsored by Rep. Javier Valdez (D-Seattle) that will work toward shielding traditionally vulnerable populations. HB 2343 defines what it means to “willfully” abuse vulnerable adults such as seniors in nursing... READ MORE
  • Dream Act 2.0 | News - February 5, 2018
    Washington Democrats are Putting People First, that also means protecting Dreamers.
  • Capital budget passes bringing much needed resources for 46th Legislative District projects | News - January 18, 2018
    OLYMPIA – Rep. Gerry Pollet (D-Seattle) and Rep. Javier Valdez (D-Seattle) laud the much-delayed passage of the capital budget today in Olympia. “Our children’s education and health along with the environment in the 46th District will benefit for many years... READ MORE
  • Javier Valdez is the proud son and grandson of farmworkers and laborers. A product of public education, Javier has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Washington and a master’s degree in public administration from Baruch College, the City University of New York, as a participant in the National Urban Fellows program.Javier has worked for the City of Seattle for over 20 years, mostly at Seattle City Light where he led the utility’s women and minority business enterprise (WMBE) program, and more recently in the Office of Mayor Ed Murray as a special assistant on WMBE programming.

    A longtime leader in Washington’s Democratic Party, Javier serves on the Washington State Democratic Executive Board. Javier is also former chair of both the 43rd and 46th District Democratic Party organizations.

    A leader in the Latino community, Javier previously served as a board member for the Washington State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and president of Hispanic Seafair.

    A proud member of organized labor, Javier served for several years as the first president of the Washington State Council of County and City Employees (AFSCME Council 2), Local 21-C and previously was a delegate to the Martin Luther King Labor Council.

    Born and raised in Moses Lake, Javier resides in Seattle’s Maple Leaf neighborhood.


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