Kevin Ranker

Kevin Ranker

Ranker in 2011
Member of the Washington State Senate
from the 40th district
Assumed office
Personal details
Political party Democratic
Residence Orcas Island, Washington

Kevin M. Ranker is an American politician who is a member of the Democratic Party. He has represented District 40 since 2009 in the Washington State Senate.[1][2]

Prior to his election to the Senate, Ranker served as San Juan County Commissioner. In 2011, he was appointed as an Advisor to President Obama's National Ocean Council. He is also the 2013-2014 President of Pacific Northwest Economic Region, a partnership of ten U.S. states and Canadian provinces.

Ranker was first elected in 2008, winning 58.6% of the vote against Republican Steve Van Luven. He was re-elected in 2012 with 62.9% of the vote, defeating Republican John Swapp.[3]

Ranker lives on Orcas Island with his wife and daughter; his son serves in the U.S. Navy.


  1. 40th Legislative District
  2. "Kevin Ranker's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved December 2, 2012.
  3. "Legislative District 40". Retrieved 2 December 2012.

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