Party affiliation: Democrat
Maria E. Cantwell, United States Senator from Washington. Named Woman of Year, KING-television Evening Magazine, 2001; recipient Cyber Champion award, Business Software Alliance, 2003, Friend of Blues award, Experience Music Project-Vulcan, Inc., 2003. Board directors Washington Economic Development Finance Authority.
Public relations consultant Cantwell & Associates, 1981—1987. State representative from District 44 Washington, 1987—1992. Member from 1st Washington district United States Congress, Washington, 1993—1995.
Vice president marketing Progressive Networks, Seattle, 1995—1997. Senior vice president consumer & e-commerce Real Networks (formerly Progressive Networks), 1997—2000. United States Senator from Washington, since 2001.
Member commerce, science & transportation, energy & natural resources, finance, Indian affairs and small business & entrepreneurship committees United States Senate.
Denomination: Roman Catholic
1981 - 1987
1987 - 1992
1993 - 1995
1995 - 1997