About Rep. Andrew Barkis

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Andrew Barkis represents the 2nd District. He was appointed in February 2016 to fill the vacancy of Graham Hunt.

Andrew was born and raised in Chehalis. He is a graduate of Seattle University with a degree in Communications. Andrew's personal knowledge and experience as a local business owner foster his priorities to have limited, but effective government that is focused on being fiscally responsible, creating more jobs, and enhancing small business growth within the 2nd District and state.

Andrew and his wife, Lisa, live in Olympia and have been married for 23 years. They have two sons and enjoy doing anything outdoors, especially hiking and camping around the Pacific Northwest. Andrew is active in several community organizations including the Lacey Chamber Commerce, Yelm Chamber of Commerce, Gateway Rotary, Lacey Sunrise Lions, and the National Federation of Independent Businesses.