Thank you for visiting my website. Within these pages, you can learn more about me, what I'm working on, and how to become involved in the legislative process. We have a citizen Legislature, and your involvement is not only welcomed but needed.

It's an honor to represent the great people of the 19th District. While I'm guided by a set of principles, I'm also committed to bipartisanship and finding common-sense solutions for the problems facing our coastal communities. Our state may have a part-time Legislature, but I consider this my full-time job.

My legislative priorities are creating family-wage jobs, adequately funding schools and protecting taxpayers, property rights and gun rights. As a state representative, I consider hundreds of bills and amendments. With this responsibility comes an understanding that each piece of legislation could impact someone in some way. That's why your input is important.

Please contact me if I can be of assistance. I look forward to hearing from you.

Rep. Jim Walsh
R-Aberdeen
(360) 786-7806  |  jim.walsh@leg.wa.gov
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Election-year restrictions prohibit me from updating my website until after the November 2022 election. However, you are still welcome to contact me anytime.

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My Priorities

Holding state government accountable and enacting emergency powers reform

Reforming our state's emergency powers statutes is a top priority for me. That's why I sponsored House Bill 1029, which would have required a vote by the Legislature for any state of emergency lasting longer than 14 days.

See what my colleagues and I are doing to hold government accountable

Rep. Jim Walsh prefiles school choice bill to empower Washington’s parents and their children

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, has prefiled a bill that would substantially reform K-12 school funding in Washington. The legislation would be a major step toward creating a system by which education money follows the student, rather than government bureaucracy. “The time has come for bold reform of our K-12...

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Strengthening communities by making public safety a priority

During the 2021 legislative session, the Democratic majority passed several anti-police “reform” bills. Those measures — including House Bill 1310 and House Bill 1054 — made our communities less safe and had several dangerous consequences. I will continue to advocate for policies that keep our streets, neighborhoods, and families safe while respecting those who serve and protect our communities.

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Providing tax relief and making life more affordable

It's no surprise to Olympia-insiders that the Democratic majority, despite a $15 billion state revenue surplus, refused to cut any taxes during the recent legislative session. We need to reduce or temporarily suspend state property, sales, and gas taxes. I will continue to fight for meaningful tax relief proposals that ease the burden on working Washingtonians.

Learn how my colleagues and I are working to make Washington affordable

Meet Jim Walsh

Jim Walsh was elected in 2016 to the state House of Representatives and sworn into office on December 8 of that year. He represents the 19th District, which includes parts of Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Pacific, and Wahkiakum counties. Jim is only the third Republican to represent the district...

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