FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Nov. 30, 2020 Randall elected Majority Whip for the Senate Democratic Caucus This afternoon, Senator Emily Randall (D-Bremerton) was elected Majority Whip by her Democratic caucus colleagues in the Washington State Senate. The first-term lawmaker, who is entering her third session in Olympia, will assist both Democratic and Republican colleagues as a member of the caucus leadership team to ensure that this session’s priorities and floor debates move forward in an efficient fashion. “I’m honored that my colleagues have placed their trust and confidence in me,” Randall said. “This year ...Read More
Sen. Emily Randall was born and raised on the Kitsap Peninsula in a hardworking union family. As a community organizer and advocate for health care and education, she is focused on putting the people of the 26th District first. She was elected to the state Senate in November 2018. Emily is now the chair of the Senate Higher Education & Workforce Development Committee and vice chair of the Senate Health & Long Term Care Committee. She also serves on the Senate Transportation Committee.
Growing up in Port Orchard, Emily learned the value of education from her parents and her teachers. Her dad worked at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and her mom started a career as a para-educator when Emily was in high school. As the first in her family to attend a four-year college, she knows how important it is to make the path to higher education more accessible. She is dedicated to using her position on the Senate Higher Education & Workforce Development Committee to prioritize affordable college tuition, apprenticeship and job training programs to prepare students for living-wage jobs at local businesses.
Read Randall’s full biography here.