Senator Sam Hunt
State Senate, State of Washington
Sam Hunt was elected to the Washington Senate in 2016 after serving 16 years in the House of Representatives. He is chair of the State Government & Elections Committee and is also a member of the Ways & Means and Early Learning & K-12 Education Committees. Hunt chaired The Council of State Governments West in 2017 and currently serves as national chair of The Council of State Governments. He also worked for the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee and the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, served as staff director for the Washington Senate Majority Leader, was education advisor to Governor Booth Gardner, and served as legislative director at the Department of Information Services. Hunt is a graduate of Washington State University.