Five new lawmakers were sworn in for the 2020 state legislative session
Last updated 1/21/2020 at 7:25pm
Two state Senators and three new House of Representatives members were welcomed into their newly appointed positions for the 2020 legislative session in Washington this week.
In the House, there are currently 57 Democrats and 41 Republicans. In the Senate, there are 29 Democrats and 20 Republicans.
Here are the legislators who were newly appointed to fill vacancies that occurred through resignations and retirements since the 2019 legislative session.
Sen. Derek Stanford, 1st District
Derek Stanford, D-Bothell, was appointed as the Senator for the 1st District, succeeding Guy Palumbo,...