Mission statement

We are the Democrats of the 5th Legislative District of Washington State (“5th Dems”).

  • We believe in a healthy and thriving democracy that respects all voices.
  • We promote:
    • social inclusion for all
    • wise environmental stewardship
    • quality public education
    • reimagined public safety
    • accessible healthcare
    • economic opportunity and fair wages
  • We work to elect public servants who are committed to pursuing these goals at the national, state, and local levels.

With approximately 140,000 Washingtonians, the 5th Legislative District (LD) includes:

  • both suburban and rural areas of East King County
  • the cities of Black Diamond, Maple Valley and Snoqualmie; most of Issaquah; portions of Sammamish, Renton, and North Bend
  • areas of unincorporated King County, including precincts in Auburn, Black Diamond, Enumclaw, Fall City, Hobart, Issaquah, Kent, Maple Valley, North Bend, Preston, Ravensdale, Renton, and Snoqualmie

For more information, see Issues.