Nicole Macri

Washington House of Representatives, District 43, Position 1

Nicole will continue to be an important voice for the LGBTQ+ community in the Washington Legislature!


First elected to the Washington House of Representatives in 2016, Nicole Macri (43rd District, Seattle) has been a legislative leader in housing justice, health care access, and in enacting protections for LGBTQ+ people and people with disabilities. The 43rd district has the distinction of being served by an openly LGBTQ+ person longer than any other seat in the world. Nicole is Vice Chair of the Appropriations Committee and serves on the Health Care and Wellness Committee. She also co-chairs the Legislative LGBTQ+ Caucus and acts as a legislative advisor to the State LGBTQ+ Commission. Nicole received the 2019 Power Award from the Gender Justice League for her work to pass the Reproductive Health Access for All Act. In 2020 she successfully passed a bill to end discrimination against transgender people in state-regulated health insurance, and played a pivotal role in passing the HIV Modernization Act to reduce stigma and health disparities. In 2019, Nicole was named one of Seattle’s most influential people by Seattle Magazine and again in 2021 by Seattle Met magazine. In 2022, Nicole received the Human Right to Housing Award from the National Homelessness Law Center. Outside the Legislature, she is Deputy Director of the Downtown Emergency Service Center (DESC) which provides housing, integrated health care, and other social services in the Seattle area.