Lisa Brown

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Lisa Brown
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Washington State Senate District 3
Assumed office
Current term ends
Political party Democratic
Profession Associate Professor
Website Senate website
Lisa Brown (b. October 9, 1956) is a Washington state senator, representing the 3rd district for four consecutive terms.[1] She currently serves as Majority Leader and is a member of the Democratic Party.


Brown earned her BA from the University of Illinois in 1974. She went on to receive her MA in Economics from the University of Colorado in 1991. She then earned her PhD in Economics from the University of Colorado in 1996.

Professional experience

Brown worked as an associate professor for Eastern Washington University from 1981 to 2001. She has worked as an associate professor in Organizational Leadership at Gonzaga University since 2001.

Political experience

Brown served in the Washington State House of Representatives from 1993 to 1996. She has served the Washington State Senate since 1997. In 2003 she was the Democratic Leader in the senate. Brown has served as Majority Leader since 2005.



On November 4, 2008, Brown was reelected for the Third District of the Washington State Senate receiving 30,893 votes.

Brown raised $393,282 for her campaign.[2]

Washington State Senate, District 3 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Lisa Brown (D) 30,893
John Moyna (I) 10,598

Campaign donors

In 2008, Brown collected $393,282 in donations.

Listed below are the top four contributors to her campaign. [3]

Donor Amount
Washington State Building & Construction Trades Council $2,300
Pfizer $2,200
Washington State Council of Police & Sheriffs $2,200
Washington Education Association $2,100

Committee membership

Personal life

Brown is single.

External links


Political offices
Preceded by
Washington Senate District 3
Succeeded by