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Sen. Dean Takko

Washington State Legislature
Dean was appointed to the 19th district Senate seat on Oct. 22, 2015. Prior to his appointment, Dean served in the House of Representatives since 2004. Born in Ilwaco, Dean is a lifelong Washingtonian and a graduate of Wahkiakum High School, Lower Columbia College, and Western Washington University. He is a former county assessor and has lived in Longview since 1978.