Island County Democrats


Elected Democrats

“Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.”  

The mission of the Island County Democrats is to promote Democratic ideals, and to encourage Democrats to vote.
In additional furtherance of this mission, ICD supports Democrats in many ways:

  • We provide forums, meetings, dinners, ICD fundraisers, and other opportunities for candidates to meet local voters.

  • We recruit local volunteers who may be willing to work on the candidates’ campaign teams.

  • We maintain a voter database, and use it to perform Get Out The Vote (GOTV) missions.

Meet our currently elected Democrats..........


patty murray - us senator

First elected to the U.S. Senate in 1992, Patty Murray was the first woman to represent Washington State in the Senate.  She has moved into the Senate Leadership with her characteristic hard work and her down to earth, tenacious style.  She sits on a variety of committees, including those which allow her to concentrate on aerospace and veterans affairs.  

Email Senator Murray      

D.C. Phone:   202-224-2621


maria cantwell - us senator

First elected in 2000, Maria Cantwell previously served in the U.S. House of Representatives and the Washington State Legislature.  Cantwell serves on the Senate Finance Committe, the Energy and Natural Resources Committee and the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee.  Re-elected in 2012.   

Email Senator Cantwell       

D.C. Phone:  202-224-3441


rick larsEn - us house of represenatives

Rick Larsen, who hails from Snohomish County, Washington, was first elected to Congress in 2000.  He serves on the House Transportation Committee and the House Armed Services committee, both excellent vantage points to serve the 2nd Congressional District.   

Email Rick Larsen    

D.C. Phone:  202-225-2605  

Everett Phone:  425-252-3188


Jay Inslee - Governor

Elected as Governor in 2012 after representing both Eastern Washington and Western Washington in the U.S. Congress, Jay Inslee is a fifth-generation Washingtonian.  A champion of the environment, he is also a champion of clean energy technologies.

Contact Jay Inslee

Phone: 360-902-4111


Dave Paul - State Representative - Legislative District 10

Dave Paul is a longtime educator and champion for children, public schools, active military and veterans, sustainable economic growth, the environment, and the protection of women’s, LGBTQ, and minority rights. Giving all members of the community the opportunity to achieve their potential has always been a priority with Dave.

For the last 10 years, Dave has served our community at Skagit Valley College. Currently, he serves as a vice president at the college. He has worked with veterans, first-generation students, DREAMers, students with disabilities, displaced homemakers, and non-traditional students throughout Skagit and Island counties on a daily basis to further their education and find jobs that pay living wages.

Phone: 360-786-7914


Helen Price Johnson - Island County Commissioner - DIST 1

Helen Price Johnson represents District 1, which extends from the south end of Whidbey Island to just south of Oak Harbor.  She was elected to office in 2008, and became the first woman to sit on the Island County Commission.  Helen was just elected to another term which goes through 2020.     

Contact Helen Price Johnson

Phone:  360-679-7354


Janet St. Clair - Island County Commissioner - Dist 3

Janet is your voice for Island County Representing Camano Island and North Whidbey. She will work for you, to ensure healthy communities and protect the beauty of our islands. She will also work for better access to healthcare including mental health and substance abuse treatment. She also advocates for a dignified retirement so we can age in our own homes. Janet also works to support small business viability and economic diversity.

Phone:   360-679-7354

Camano Office Phone: 360-387-3443 Ext. 8264


Debra Van Pelt - Island County CLerk

The Clerk’s office performs accounting functions on behalf of the Superior Court, including the processing of fines, fees and legal financial obligations (LFOs) that repay crime victims for their losses.  Our in-house collection program establishes and monitors defendant payments to ensure responsible compliance with court orders.

We believe that the people of Island County deserve efficient, effective performance and responsible management of public dollars.  We strive to treat every individual who comes to our counter with dignity and respect. (from the Island County Clerk's website page)

Phone:  360-679-7359


Gregory Banks - Island County Prosecuting Attorney

For twelve years, you have entrusted me to be your prosecuting attorney. I am honored and humbled to serve you in this important and powerful office. I have balanced the important goals of vigorously prosecuting dangerous criminals and guaranteeing a justice system based on fairness and integrity.

My deputies and I have successfully prosecuted over 20,000 criminal cases. I have personally handled the most serious and complex cases, including successful jury trials of murder, rape, and robbery cases.

I have been a champion of open government and fair dealing with all people. As the county's lawyer, I tell other officials what they need to know, not what they want to hear. From my involvement in important county efforts, such as the chair of the Law and Justice Council, to my 2009 role as President of the Washington Association of Prosecuting Attorneys, I have led successful efforts to improve the justice system both at the State and local level.

Phone:   360-679-7363