• Dream Act 2.0 | - 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 | - 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
  • Back at it in Olympia! | - January 17, 2018
    Dear Friends & Neighbors, Today, as we celebrate the life and legacy and leadership of Martin Luther King Jr., I am reflecting on the first week of the 2018 session, and all that we hope to accomplish in the coming... READ MORE
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day House Floor Speech | - January 15, 2018
    It was my humble honor to speak on the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. today.
  • Frockt, Pollet, Valdez inviting constituent feedback, host town hall meetings | - December 20, 2017
    Sen. David Frockt, Rep. Gerry Pollet and Rep. Javier Valdez will host a pair of town hall meetings in the first week of January. The meetings offer constituents an opportunity to ask questions of their 46th District legislators prior to... READ MORE
  • Biography

    Javier Valdez is the proud son and grandson of farmworkers and laborers. A product of public education, Javier holds 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 (WMBE) program, as a special assistant on WMBE programming in the Seattle Mayor’s Office, and currently as a senior WMBE advisor with the City of Seattle Finance and Administrative Services Department.

    A longtime leader in Washington’s Democratic Party, Javier serves on the Washington State Democratic Party 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 County Labor Council.

    Javier serves on the House Education, Judiciary, and Transportation committees.

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


    District Address:
    10212 5th Ave NE
    Suite 255
    Seattle, WA 98125


    Olympia Address:

    JLOB 306
    PO Box 40600
    Olympia, WA

    (360) 786-7818
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    Legislative Assistant:
    Nigel Herbig

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


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    Jim Richards, Communications Director
    (360) 786-7206

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    (360) 786-7208

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