|Born||Justin "JD" Rossetti|
|🏫 Education||Lower Columbia College, Washington State University (B.A. in Public Affairs), Evergreen State College (M.A. in Public Administration)|
Politician, political consultant
Justin “JD” Rossetti is an American politician, political consultant, and former member of the Washington House of Representatives, representing the 19th legislative district. He has also served as Director of the Longview School District’s Board of Education and as a member of Washington’s Community Economic Revitalization Board. Rossetti is also the founder and CEO of political consulting firm Juxtapolitico.
He is a member of the Democratic Party.
Early Life and Education
Justin “JD” Rossetti was born on November 12, 1981.
Rossetti attended Lower Columbia College for two years before transferring into Washington State University, where he graduated with a B.A. in Public Affairs. As a senior at Washington State, Rossetti interned under state senator Brian Hatfield. He also received a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the Evergreen State College.
Rossetti was appointed to the 19th District House seat on October 22, 2015. The seat was vacant after Representative Dean Takko replaced Senator Brian Hatfield in the Washington State Senate. Rossetti served in the state legislature until December 8, 2016.
During his tenure, Rossetti was also appointed to Washington State’s Community Economic Revitalization Board by Speaker of the House Frank Chopp in June 2016. In this position, Rossetti helped fund projects to create more jobs across the state. Also during his tenure, Rossetti introduced several pieces of legislation, such as House Bills 2847, 2651, 2725, 2296, and 2246.
Rossetti has also written political opinion pieces for publications such as The Daily News and the Camas-Washougal Post-Record, as well as publishing some opinion pieces on his personal website.