Senator Ranker – D, Orcas has resigned. Since Senator Ranker is a Democrat, the following process will be used to fill the open position “A meeting of the 40th Legislative District Democrats will be held to nominate three names for consideration by the county legislative authorities within that district. Those authorities shall then choose a person to fill out the term. If they cannot agree to an appointment within 60 days, Gov. Jay Inslee will appoint a person from the list within 30 days.” (source: Island Sounder )
Senator Kevin Ranker, D-Orcas, resigns from his position amid allegations of sexual harassment | Islands' Sounder
State Sen. Kevin Ranker, D-Orcas, has resigned from his position effective immediately.