Rep. Ortiz-Self elected new House Democratic Caucus Chair
Last updated 11/15/2020 at 7:45pm
Washington State House Democrats held their reorganization assembly over video meeting Saturday, Nov. 14 and elected Rep. Lillian Ortiz-Self as their Caucus Chair.
The position, vacated by former Rep. Eric Pettigrew, who did not seek reelection, is the No. 3 leadership position after Speaker and Majority Leader.
"I am honored and humbled to serve as Caucus Chair to such a hardworking, talented, committed and diverse group of individuals," said the Mukilteo Democrat, who up until last weekend had been serving as Majority Caucus Vice Chair since 2017. "We have some tough decisions ahead and...