Brian Baird - Six-Term Congressman (WA3)

Congressman Baird served six terms in the U.S. House of Representatives. A clinical psychologist by training, Dr. Baird was known in Congress for taking principled, independent stands and working across the aisle to champion congressional reforms. He co-founded Washington Independents in 2017.

Congressman Brian Baird served six terms in the U.S. House of Representatives representing the 3rd District of Washington State.

A clinical psychologist by training, Dr. Baird was known in Congress for taking principled, independent stands, being willing to work across the aisle, and maintaining his commitment to fiscal and environmental responsibility. In office, he championed congressional reforms including the STOCK act, which banned insider trading by Members of Congress, and changes to House rules that allowed time to read legislation before voting. 

In 2017 Congressman Baird joined former WA State Republican Party Chair and Legislator Chris Vance to co-found WAIndependents, an affiliate of Unite America, dedicated to electing independent candidates to the WA state legislature.