Lieutenant Governor of Washington

second highest ranking official of the state government of the state of Washington

The Lieutenant Governor of Washington is an elected office in the U.S. state of Washington. The incumbent is Denny Heck, a Democrat who began his term in January, 2021.

Lieutenant Governor of Washington
Denny Heck

since January 13, 2021
StyleThe Honorable
Term length4 Years
Inaugural holderCharles E. Laughton
FormationNovember 11, 1889
Salary$101,889 (2016)[1]

The Lieutenant Governor is also the President of the Washington State Senate, fills in as acting governor whenever the governor leaves the state or is unable to serve.

References change

  1. "2009-10 Salary Schedule, Adopted May 19, 2009" (PDF). Washington Citizens’ Commission on Salaries for Elected Officials. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 17, 2010. Retrieved July 3, 2010.