About Zack

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Before being elected to the State Legislature representing the 11th District, Zack worked for Amazon.com, and at Microsoft. Zack was a founding board member and two term board President of the Puget Sound Fisher House for Veterans on Beacon Hill.

In the past, Zack served as the Chair of the Government Appropriations committee, which oversaw approximately $3 billion for 68 state agencies including the Departments of Corrections, Ecology, Commerce and Agriculture. He has also been on the Transportation Committee, the Technology and Economic Development Committee, the Commerce and Labor Committee, the State Technology Services Board, and the State Arts Commission. He is a member of the National Conference of State Legislature's Cyber Security Task Force.

As the Chair of the State Government, Elections and Information Technology Committee, Zack led the House in ushering through the large "access to democracy" package of bills including: Automatic Voter Registration; 16/17 year old pre-registration; Same Day/Election Day voter registration; the DISCLOSE Act - to shine light on campaign finance; a Campaign Finance Public Disclosure statute update; the Washington Voting Rights Act; and a new Election Integrity auditing bill.

Zack is the current chair of the Innovation, Technology and Economic Development Committee that oversees issues such as facial recognition software use,  equity and opportunity in the technology sector and consumer privacy issues.

Zack has lived and worked in the 11th legislative district for almost 25 years. Zack Hudgins' father was a Navy pilot who later flew commercial Boeing 747s and then seaplanes. His mother taught economics for 30 years. With scholarships, campus work study, and hard work, Zack graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1990.  He lives in Tukwila with his wife, Gabriela and their young son (who goes to the local public school.)