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

  • 2018 End of Session Postcards from Rep. Hudgins | - May 9, 2018
    Click in the images below to read Rep. Zack Hudgins’ end of session postcards for the 2018 legislative session.    
  • Summary of the legislative session | - May 9, 2018
    Summary of legislation passed in 2018 We have phenomenal research staff at the Legislature. The House and Senate each have their own nonpartisan research staff that research policy issues, draft bills and amendments, and provide counsel on the legality of... READ MORE
  • Position Announcement: Legislative Assistant to Representative Zack Hudgins | - May 9, 2018
    Legislative Assistant to Representative Zack Hudgins, Washington State House of Representatives Mission: To assist Legislators in successfully fulfilling their public obligations by providing support services in the areas of administration, office management, communication, research and public relations Reports to: Representative... READ MORE
  • Celebrating Cesar Chavez and news round up | - April 26, 2018
    Celebrating civil rights icon Cesar Chavez Last weekend, I went to Yakima to watch Governor Jay Inslee sign HB 1939, establishing March 31 as Cesar Chavez Day in Washington State. This bill marks Chavez’s birthday as a simple day of... READ MORE
  • Gov. Inslee will sign Cesar Chavez Day bill on Saturday in Yakima | News - March 29, 2018
    (Scroll down for Spanish version)  Gov. Jay Inslee will sign a bill to recognize Cesar Chavez Day as a state holiday during a celebration in Yakima on Saturday morning. Chavez, a farm worker advocate and social justice defender, fought for... READ MORE
  • Contact

    Olympia Address:
    LEG 438A
    PO Box 40600
    Olympia, WA
    98504-0600

    (360) 786-7956

    Email Zack

    District Address:
    1200 12th Ave S,
    Seattle WA 98144
    Suite 801

    (206) 501-2233

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

    Toll-free Hotline:
    1-800-562-6000
    1-800-635-9993 (TTY)

    For Press Inquiries:
    Jim Richards, Communications Director
    (360) 786-7206
    Jim.Richards@leg.wa.gov

    For broadcast-quality audio or TV/radio interviews:
    Dan Frizzell, Broadcast Coordinator
    (360) 786-7208
    Dan.Frizzell@leg.wa.gov


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