Liz Lovelett is an involved, dedicated, pragmatic leader in the 40th Legislative District who takes a holistic, systems approach to problem-solving. As a fifth-generation Fidalgo Island resident, Liz is rooted and invested in her community. Her father worked as a fisherman and later retired from the local refinery. Her mother worked at Island Hospital and ran a small business out of the family garage. Liz graduated with honors simultaneously from Anacortes High School and Skagit Valley College by participating in the running start program. She ran the local indie record store from 2005-2010 before jumping into local politics. She served Anacortes as a city council member for five years, was appointed to the Washington State Senate in February 2019, and was duly elected the following November. She is an advocate for affordable housing, environmental justice, public safety, and is a conduit between local and state governments.
When she isn’t working for the community, she’s taking part in it, riding her scooter around town, playing in a band, hiking in local parks, and swimming with her daughters.