Senator Patty Murray
Since being elected in 1992, Senator Murray has worked tirelessly to support the needs and values of Washington State.  She has used her positions on the HELP and Appropriations Committees to ensure that every family has the opportunity to secure the American dream for their own families by promoting increased access, affordability, and innovation in healthcare and promoting economic development and stimulating job growth. Senator Murray was born in Washington State, went to school in Bothell, and received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington State University. She is married to Rob Murray and has two adult children, Sara and Randy, and one grandchild.
Senator Murray's website
Senator Maria Cantwell
In November 2000, Maria Cantwell was elected to the U.S. Senate, promising to stand up to special interests and fight for Washington's working families. Since then she's helped boost Washington's economy and create jobs by supporting longtime state industries such as aerospace, trade, and agriculture, and by cultivating new ones, such as software and biotechnology. Maria has also been a leader in protecting our environment by continuing to advocate for the creation of the Wild Sky Wilderness and working to protect our wild rivers and roadless areas. The second of five children, Maria developed a love of public service and community involvement at an early age; a love passed down to her by her parents and grandparents. Throughout her career, Maria has remained true to the values and tradition of public service she learned from her family.
Senator Cantwell's website
Rep. Suzan DelBene
An experienced and successful technology entrepreneur and business leader with over 20 years experience in the private sector, DelBene understands the critical role that innovative companies play in creating opportunities for citizens and the foundation for economic growth for communities. In more than two decades as an executive and entrepreneur, she helped to start as its vice president of marketing and store development, and served as CEO and president of Nimble Technology, a business software company based on technology developed at the University of Washington. Suzan also spent 12 years at Microsoft, most recently as corporate vice president of the company’s mobile communications business. In that position, she ran worldwide sales, marketing, and product management for the company’s mobile efforts. In 2010, Suzan was appointed by Governor Gregoire to be the Director of the Washington State Department of Revenue.
Rep. DelBene's website
Rep. Rick Larsen
As a member of the House since 2000, Rick has been named to the several committees, including House Transportation and Infrastucture, House Armed Services, House Small Business Committee and the Strategic Forces and Seapower and Expeditionary Forces subcommittees. Prior to his Congressional service, Rick served as a Snohomish County Councilman, County Council Chair, and Director of Public Affairs for the Washington State Dental Association and worked for the Port of Everett. Rick was raised in a Union family of eight children that attended public schools and are proud to have called Washington home for over 105 years, where he lives with his wife Tiia and two sons.
Rep. Larsen's website
Rep. Derek Kilmer
Derek has a long history of leadership on the issues that matter the most to the middle class. Seeing the economic struggles of his hometown on the Olympic Peninsula led Derek to pursue an education focused on economic development. After completing his doctoral degree at Oxford, Derek worked as a business consultant for McKinsey & Company, helping Washington State businesses, non-profits, and government agencies run more efficiently. As Vice President of the Economic Development Board for Tacoma-Pierce County, Derek worked closely with hundreds of local small business owners and helped them create thousands of jobs. Derek then went on to serve his community and be their voice in the Washington State Legislature. Derek and his wife Jennifer live in Gig Harbor with their daughters Sophie and Tess.

Rep. Kilmer's website

Rep. Jim McDermott
Jim's long career of service to Washington State began as a Lieutenant commander, where he used his M.D. to offering psychiatric care to enlisted military personnel. He later joined the State Legislature in 1971, first as a state representative then later as a state senator. Since 1988 Jim has been an active member of the U.S. House of Representatives working toward ensuring healthcare for all Americans and tackling global health care issues such as AIDS. Jim is also involved in trade issues and currently serves on the House Ways and Means Committee, Subcommittees on Trade and Human Resources of which he is the Ranking Member, as well as several other focus areas.
Rep. McDermott's website
Rep. Adam Smith
After unseating a 16-year incumbent in the State Senate at the age of 25, Adam left his role as a prosecuting attorney in Seattle to work toward sensible and effective governance for the people of Washington. In 1996 Adam used his solid Democratic credentials to secure a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives and has become one of the House's experts on technology, telecommunications, fiscal responsibility, and economic growth issues. Smith believes in pursuing innovative, market-based policies to help workers, children, and consumers. Adam serves on the Armed Services Committee stressing technology solutions to military modernization. He also serves on the House International Relations Committee and Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, encouraging democracy and human rights as necessary to foreign policy strategy.
Rep. Smith's website
Rep. Denny Heck
Congressman Heck is a native Washingtonian and graduated from The Evergreen State College in 1973. In the decade prior to his election to Congress, Congressman Heck successfully grew several small businesses in Washington State. A strong advocate of open government, in 1993 Congressman Heck co-founded TVW to provide the people of Washington State greater accessibility to their state government. TVW has grown into the nation’s preeminent statewide public affairs network. While at TVW, the Congressman hosted the renowned public affairs program Inside Olympia and won an Emmy for a documentary he wrote and produced. Congressman Heck served his community in the State House of Representatives for nearly a decade. He was chosen by his colleagues to serve as Majority Leader before retiring in 1986. He and Paula have lived in Olympia for more than 25 years and together they have two sons, Bob and Trey.
Rep. Heck's website