John Lovick (politician)

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John Lovick
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Speaker pro tempore of the Washington House of Representatives
Assumed office
January 8, 2018
Preceded byTina Orwall
Member of the Washington House of Representatives
from the 44th district
Assumed office
June 8, 2016
Preceded byHans Dunshee
In office
January 1999 – January 2007
Preceded by???
Succeeded byLiz Loomis
4th Executive of Snohomish County
In office
May 31, 2013 – January 4, 2016
Preceded byAaron Reardon
Succeeded byDave Somers
Personal details
Born1950/1951 (age 67–68)
Shreveport, Louisiana, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
EducationShoreline Community College

John R. Lovick (born 1950/51) is a Democratic member of the Washington House of Representatives. He was appointed in June 2016 to fill a vacancy created by the resignation of Hans Dunshee.[1][2]

Lovick previously served in the House from 1999 until 2007, as Snohomish County Sheriff, and on both the Mill Creek city and Snohomish County councils. From 2013 to 2015, Lovick was the Snohomish County Executive, appointed after the resignation of Aaron Reardon; Lovick lost to Dave Somers in the 2015 election.[3][4]

Lovick has served as a sergeant of the Washington State Patrol since 1997.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Lovick and his wife, Karen, have 5 children.[5]


  1. ^ Cornfield, Jerry (April 19, 2016). "Appointed to County Council, Dunshee resigns from state House". HeraldNet. Retrieved October 30, 2016.
  2. ^ Van Winkle, Richard (June 12, 2016). "Mill Creek resident John Lovick appointed to Washington State House of Representatives". News of Mill Creek. Retrieved October 30, 2016.
  3. ^ Haglund, Noah; North, Scott (June 3, 2013). "Lovick replaces Reardon as county executive". The Everett Herald. Archived from the original on May 6, 2015. Retrieved November 25, 2016.
  4. ^ Thompson, Lynn (October 25, 2016). "Lovick, Somers in fierce battle for Snohomish County executive". The Seattle Times. Retrieved October 30, 2016.
  5. ^ a b "John Lovick's Biography". Project VoteSmart. Retrieved October 30, 2016.

External links[edit]

Washington House of Representatives
Preceded by
Tina Orwall
Speaker pro tempore of the Washington House of Representatives