1300 South Evergreen Park Drive
Olympia, WA 98504-7250
|Term length||6 Years|
|Bipartisan Requirement||No more than two commissioners may belong to the same political party.||
No more than two commissioners may belong to the same political party.
Source: Wash. Rev. Code § 80.01.010
|Commissioner Prequalifications||There are statutory qualifications to becoming a commissioner, as follows: "Each commissioner shall be a qualified elector of this state...||
There are statutory qualifications to becoming a commissioner, as follows: "Each commissioner shall be a qualified elector of this state and no person in the employ of or holding any official relation to any corporation or person, which corporation or person is subject in whole or in part to regulation by the commission, and no person owning stocks or bonds of any such corporation or who is in any manner pecuniarily interested therein shall be appointed or hold the office of commissioner or be appointed or employed by the commission: PROVIDED, That if any such person shall become the owner of such stocks or bonds or become pecuniarily interested in such corporation otherwise than voluntarily, he shall within a reasonable time divest himself of such ownership or interest, and failing to do so his office or employment shall become vacant."
Source: Wash. Rev. Code § 80.01.020