Brian Dansel

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Brian Dansel
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Washington State Senate, District 7
In office
December 6, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Base salary$42,106/year
Per diem$90/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
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Brian Dansel is a Republican member of the Washington State Senate, representing District 7. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election on November 5, 2013.



See also: Washington State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Washington State Senate will consist of a blanket primary election on August 5, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was May 17, 2014. Incumbent Brian Dansel (R) and Tony Booth (R) are unopposed in the primary.[1]


See also: State legislative special elections, 2013

Dansel won election in the special election for Washington State Senate District 7. The election was for the remaining year of Bob Morton (R)'s term. John Smith (R) was selected to fill Morton's vacancy for the 2013 legislative session. Dansel advanced in the Republican Primary and August 6 and defeated incumbent John Smith (R) in the special election, which took place on November 5.[2][3][4]

Washington State Senate, District 7, Special Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Dansel 53.6% 18,873
     Republican John Smith Incumbent 46.4% 16,324
Total Votes 35,197


Missed Votes Report

See also: Washington House of Representatives and Washington State Senate

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.[5] 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.[5] Dansel missed 2 votes in a total of 396 roll calls.

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Political offices
Preceded by
John Smith (R)
Washington State Senate District 7
December 2013-Present
Succeeded by