|Washington House of Representatives, District 12b|
|January 14, 2013 - present|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Hawkins served on the following committees:
|Washington Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Business and Financial Services|
|• Capital Budget|
Hawkins's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt: "During future economic growth, legislators should replenish the state’s cash reserves and properly fund educational programs as opposed to raising taxes and creating new governmental programs."
- Excerpt: "Brad believes that the state should focus transportation dollars on reducing traffic congestion. Every effort should be made to realize savings in portions of the state’s transportation budget, such as use of private ferry contracting, in order to free up more dollars to help relieve traffic congestion."
- Excerpt: "Brad will be frugal in budgetary oversight but believes strongly in protecting our citizens and implementing a fair justice system."
- Excerpt: "Brad understands budgeting and the importance of being a responsible steward of public dollars."
- Excerpt: "Brad does not support a state income tax. Nearly half of the state’s revenues come from the state portion of the sales tax."
Elections for all 49 districts (98 seats) in the Washington House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A blanket primary election took place on August 5, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was May 17, 2014. Incumbent Brad Hawkins (R) was unopposed in the primary. Hawkins is unopposed in the general election.
Hawkins won election in the 2012 election for Washington House of Representatives, District 12b. Hawkins ran unopposed in the August 7 blanket primary election and defeated incumbent Mike Armstrong (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Washington House of Representatives, District 12b, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Mike Armstrong Incumbent||49.1%||25,253|
In Washington, there is a $1,600 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan House candidates.
Comprehensive donor information for Hawkins is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Hawkins raised a total of $75,169 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 30, 2013.
|Brad Hawkins's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Washington State House, District 12||$75,169|
|Grand Total Raised||$75,169|
2012Hawkins won election to the Washington House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Hawkins raised a total of $75,169.
|Washington House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Brad Hawkins's campaign in 2012|
|Hawkins, Brad M||$20,196|
|Foreman, Dale M||$1,000|
|Van Doren Sales||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$75,169|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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Missed Votes Report
In March 2014, Washington Votes, the state’s premier legislative information website, released its annual Missed Votes Report, which provides detailed missed roll call votes on bills for every state legislator during the 2014 legislative session. The 2014 regular session included a total of 515 votes in the State House and 396 in the State Senate, as well as 1,372 bills introduced total in the legislature and 237 bills passed. Out of all roll call votes, 90 individual legislators did not miss any votes. 3 individual legislators missed more than 50 votes. Hawkins missed 0 votes in a total of 1211 roll calls.
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- Washington State Legislature
- Washington House of Representatives
- Washington House of Representatives Committees
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- Washington state legislative districts
- Rep. Hawkins' website
- Profile from Open States
- Profile by Vote-USA
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2012
- Washington Secretary of State, "2014 Candidates Who Have Filed," accessed May 20, 2014
- Washington Secretary of State, "August 5, 2014 Primary Results," accessed August 5, 2014
- C-SPAN, "AP Election Results - Washington State House of Representatives," accessed August 7, 2012
- Washington Secretary of State, "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed April 16, 2014
- Washington Public Disclosure Commission, "Contribution Limits," accessed April 16, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Hawkins, Brad," accessed September 30, 2013
- StateScape, "Session schedules," accessed July 23, 2014
- Washington Policy Center, "2014 Missed Votes Report for Legislators Released," March 18, 2014
Mike Armstrong (R)
|Washington House of Representatives District 12
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