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Representative Derek Stanford earned a PhD in Statistics at the University of Washington, following an MS in Mathematics at Claremont Graduate University and a BS in Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College.

Currently, Rep. Stanford runs a small business specializing in analytics solutions and statistical consulting. Previously, he has served as Director of Analytics at companies specializing in fraud detection and customer insights. He has also worked as a research scientist at a software company, where he served as Principal Investigator on a research project for DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency).

Rep. Stanford serves on the Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, the Appropriations Committee, the Business and Financial Services Committee, and the Rules Committee. He is also Chair of the Washington State Caseload Forecast Council and Vice-Chair of the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committee. He is a former member of the Community Economic Redevelopment Board and the Legislative Evaluation and Accountability Program Committee.



  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Town Hall Meeting with 1st Legislative District lawmakers | - February 9, 2018
    Who: Rep. Shelley Kloba, Rep. Derek Stanford, and Sen. Guy Palumbo, the 1st Legislative District lawmakers representing part of northeast King County and south Snohomish County, including areas of Kirkland, Bothell, Mountlake Terrace and Brier. What: Town Hall meeting with... READ MORE
  • Protecting workers from unfair business practices | - February 7, 2018
    Democrats know that by putting people first and fighting for fair opportunities, we can build an economy that works for everyone.
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: 1st Legislative District Tele-Town Hall | - January 22, 2018
    WHO:Sen. Guy Palumbo (D-Maltby), Rep. Derek Stanford (D-Bothell), Rep. Shelley Kloba (D-Kirkland) WHAT: A live Telephone Town Hall event WHEN: Thursday, January 25 at 6:00 p.m. WHY: To give constituents an opportunity to ask question of their lawmakers about issues... READ MORE
  • 1st Legislative District lawmakers laud passage of capital budget | - January 18, 2018
    Olympia – Rep. Shelley Kloba (D-Kirkland) and Rep. Derek Stanford (D- Bothell) hailed the much delayed passage of the state’s construction budget today in Olympia. “I was proud of my House colleagues last session when we passed the capital budget,... READ MORE
  • House unanimously passes bill prohibiting state agencies from aiding in the creation of a federal religious registry. | News - January 11, 2018
    Olympia – A civil-rights bill sponsored by Representative Derek Stanford (D-Bothell) unanimously passed the House. HB 2097 is bipartisan legislation, which restricts state agencies from sharing personal religious affiliation information with federal authorities. Washington state agencies will be forbidden from aiding in... READ MORE
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    Olympia Address:
    JLOB 327
    PO Box 40600
    Olympia, WA

    (360) 786-7928
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    District Office:
    currently closed until the 2018 session ends

    Legislative Assistant:
    Stephen Cardamenis
    Email: Stephen.Cardamenis@leg.wa.gov

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    (360) 786-7202

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    (360) 786-7208

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