Washington House of Representatives election, 2016

Washington State House elections, 2016
Washington (state)
November 8, 2016

98 seats of the Washington State House of Representatives
Leader Speaker of the House Frank Chopp Minority Leader Dan Kristiansen
Party Democratic Republican
Leader's seat 43rd-Seattle 39th-Snohomish

Incumbent House Speaker

Frank Chopp

The Washington State House elections, 2016 are biennial elections in which each of the 49 legislative districts in Washington choose two people to represent them in the Washington State House of Representatives. Roughly half of the members of the Washington Senate are elected concurrently to four-year terms from identical legislative districts. The election will be held on November 8, 2016.

A top two primary election in August 2016 determines which two candidates appear on the November ballot. Each candidate is allowed to write in whatever party preference he or she desires.[1]


  1. "Top 2 Primary: FAQs for Voters". Washington Secretary of State. Retrieved July 19, 2016.
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