Commission Policies

Washington State Legislative WACs

The Washington State Redistricting Commission administrative procedures, public records governance, and third-party submission rules are defined by the three WACS laid out in Title 417.

Commission Code of Conduct Statement

The Washington State Redistricting Commission is committed to providing a safe and respectful environment free from discrimination and harassment, regardless of an individual’s race, ethnicity, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, ancestry, pregnancy, or any other characteristic prohibited by law.

Tribal Consultation Policy

Pursuant to RCW 43.376, the 1989 Centennial Accord, and the 1999 Millennium Agreement, the Redistricting Commission adopted the following Tribal consultation policy on April 12, 2021.

Commission Mission and Purpose

In Our Process:

  • Be open, transparent, and credible
  • Provide access to everyone and welcome all voices
  • Grounded in statute

In Our Conduct:

  • Strive for transparency
  • Commissioners participate and negotiate in good-faith
  • Commissioners collaborate and cooperate
  • Commissioners are respectful and civil

Our Desired Outcome:

  • Meet our deadline
  • Produce best possible maps

Final Outcomes

  • Plan and/or Maps are credible to everyone

The 2021 Commission has finished its work.

If you wish to file a public records request, Washington law (Chapter 42.56 RCW) requires that identifiable public records be made available promptly to members of the public for inspection and copying upon request. Since the 2021-22 Redistricting Commission has ceased to exist, please contact the Secretary of State Elections Office for assistance.

Contact the Secretary of State Elections Office