Derek Kilmer is a Representative from Washington who was born in Port Angeles, Washington on January 1, 1974. He received his A.B. from Princeton University in 1996 and his D.Phil. from the University of Oxford in 2003. Before serving in Congress, he was a businessman, member of the Washington state house of representatives from 2005-2007, and a member of the Washington state senate from 2007-2012. He was elected as a Democrat to the 113th and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2013-present).