Biography

Rep. Zack Hudgins has served Washington’s 11th Legislative District—comprised of Renton, Tukwila, Kent, and South Seattle—since December of 2002, after being elected in November of 2002.

Hudgins serves as chair of the State Government Committee. This committee considers a broad array of issues relating to state government, including state agency rule-making, procurement standards, information technology systems and security, performance audits and public employment. The committee also considers issues relating to elections, campaign finance, public disclosure and ethics in government.​

In addition, he serves on the House Committee on Technology and Economic Development, House Committee on Appropriations, and the Joint Legislative Systems Committee.

Representative Hudgins has served in the past on the Commerce and Labor Committee, the Business and Financial Services Committee and the Transportation Committee. He is the most recent past chair of the Joint Administrative Rules Review Committee. He has represented the Legislature on the State Arts Commission, the Technology Services Board, and the Joint Committee on Veteran and Military Affairs.

His legislative focus is on creating and keeping jobs in Washington; making our government more effective and efficient; and protecting citizens, especially those from low-income and minority communities.

He serves on the South Seattle College President’s Advisory Committee and is involved in the community. He previously served on the boards of the Friends of the VA Fisher House which helps veterans and their families and Domestic Abuse Women’s Network which provides services to survivors of domestic abuse and violence. Zack also serves on the Task Force on Cybersecurity for the National Conference on State Legislatures in an effort to educate and engage fellow lawmakers on cybersecurity policy discussions.

He lives with his wife, Gabriela, and his young son, in a renovated 1926 Tukwila farmhouse.

News

  • Ban on credit freeze fees clears Legislature | - February 23, 2018
    OLYMPIA – A bill to eliminate the fees that credit bureaus charge customers who want to freeze their credit reports to protect their personal information will now go before the governor following passage yesterday by the House of Representatives. The... READ MORE
  • House passes a set of Rep. Hudgins sponsored bills aimed at securing Washington’s elections | News - February 12, 2018
    OLYMPIA – For democracy to flourish, people must have faith that elections are fair and the outcomes are legitimate. Without this faith people become disillusioned, they lose confidence in the system, and begin to turn away from the civic responsibility... READ MORE
  • Automatic voter registration measure passes House of Representatives. | News - February 12, 2018
    OLYMPIA – Rep. Zack Hudgins’ (D-Tukwila) automatic voter registration measure was voted out of the House of Representatives today. “I firmly believe you get better government when you have better participation,” Hudgins said. “We should remove hurdles to the process.”... READ MORE
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Town Hall Meeting with 11th Legislative District lawmakers | News - February 9, 2018
    Who: Rep. Zack Hudgins, Rep. Steve Bergquist, and Sen. Bob Hasegawa, the 11th District legislators representing part of South Seattle, Tukwila and the southern part of Renton. What: Town Hall meeting with 11th District constituents. When: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.,... READ MORE
  • Cesar Chavez Day | News - January 24, 2018
    These are my floor remarks on passage of my bill to recognize March 31st as Cesar Chavez Day.
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    Olympia Address:
    LEG 438A
    PO Box 40600
    Olympia, WA
    98504-0600

    (360) 786-7956

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    District Address:
    currently closed until the 2018 session ends

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    Alice MacLean
    Email: Alice.MacLean@leg.wa.gov

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