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Pat Sullivan was elected to represent the 47th Legislative District in the Washington State House of Representatives in November of 2004. He is the Majority Leader of the House and serves on the Appropriations Committee.

Pat’s legislative priorities include building a strong economy by investing in education, creating good paying jobs with benefits and affordable health care.

A graduate of the University of Washington, Pat has a long history of being involved in his community. He was the first mayor of Covington and chaired the Economic Development Council. Prior to being elected to the House of Representatives, Pat worked for the Legislature and for King County.

He also has served as co-president of the Covington Elementary PTA, as a member of the Learning Improvement Team, and on the Kent Communities in Schools board.

Pat has lived in Covington for over two decades. He and his wife Amy, an oncology nurse, have three daughters: Katie is a college student, Maddie just graduated from Kentwood High School and Green River Community College, and Molly attends Kent schools.


  • House Majority Leader Pat Sullivan’s response to Sen. Litzow’s “uneducated” budget claim | Press Releases - February 22, 2016
    “Once again Sen. Steve Litzow shows us he doesn’t understand the state’s budget process or K-12 education funding. Any effort to politicize this important issue by making uneducated claims is counterproductive and a disservice to the people of Washington. “The... READ MORE
  • Education Day in Olympia | News - January 25, 2016
    Rep. Pat Sullivan Update: Education WINS in WA House of Representatives Today is a big day for education in Washington state. Your House of Representatives in Olympia voted to achieve excellence in our schools and give our 1.1 million kids... READ MORE
  • Rep. Pat Sullivan Legislative Update | E-newsletters - January 11, 2016
    Dear Friends and Neighbors, As you may know, the Washington State Legislature convened in Olympia today for the scheduled 60-day session. I’m honored to represent the 47th legislative district in the House of Representatives. As the House Majority Leader, I... READ MORE
  • Statement from House Majority Leader Pat Sullivan | News - August 31, 2015
    Statement from House Majority Leader Pat Sullivan on Rep. Ross Hunter’s appointment as director of the Department of Early Learning: “The House Democratic Caucus has always been a leader in early childhood education, and Ross has been an integral part... READ MORE
  • House approves two-year budget, invests billions in education | News - April 2, 2015
    OLYMPIA – The House of Representatives approved a two-year operating budget today that invests an additional $3.2 billion in K-12 education and makes significant investments in early learning, higher education, and the safety net. The House proposal takes a significant... READ MORE
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    PO Box 40600
    Olympia, WA

    (360) 786-7858
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