Cary Condotta

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Cary Condotta
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Washington House of Representatives District 12a
Incumbent
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$42,106/year
Per diem$90/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sCentral Washington University
Personal
ProfessionBusinessman
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Cary Condotta is a Republican member of the Washington House of Representatives, representing District 12a. Condotta was first elected to the chamber in 2002.

Biography

Condotta earned his B.A. in Economics from Central Washington University, and went on to receive his B.S. in Business. He is a motor sports dealer and a radio talk show host for KPQ.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Condotta served on the following committees:

Washington Committee Assignments, 2013
Finance
Government Accountability and Oversight
Labor and Workforce Development

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Condotta served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Condotta served on the following committees:

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Cary Condotta endorsed Ron Paul in the 2012 presidential election. [2]

Elections

2014

See also: Washington House of Representatives elections, 2014

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 Cary Condotta (R) was unopposed in the primary. Condotta is unopposed in the general election.[3][4]

2012

See also: Washington House of Representatives elections, 2012

Condotta won re-election in the 2012 election for Washington House of Representatives District 12a. Condotta was unopposed in the blanket primary on August 7, 2012, and defeated Stan Morse (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6]

Washington House of Representatives, District 12a, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCary Condotta 64.9% 32,767
     Republican Stan Morse 35.1% 17,736
Total Votes 50,503

2010

See also: Washington State House of Representatives elections, 2010

Cary Condotta was re-elected to the Washington House of Representatives District 12. He was unopposed in the August 17, 2010, primary and the November 2, 2010, general election.

Washington House of Representatives, District 12a Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Cary Condotta (R) 22,977 100%

2008

See also: Washington House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Republican Cary Condotta won re-election to the Washington House of Representatives, District 12 receiving 100.0% of the vote (40,662 votes).

Washington House of Representatives, District 12(2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Cary Condotta (R) 40,662 100.0%

Campaign donors

In Washington, there is a $1,600 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan House candidates.[7] Comprehensive donor information for Condotta is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Condotta raised a total of $489,939 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 30, 2013.[8]

Cary Condotta's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Washington State House, District 12 Won $77,689
2010 Washington State House, District 12 Won $81,330
2008 Washington State House, District 12 Won $96,125
2006 Washington State House, District 12 Won $81,242
2004 Washington State House, District 12 Won $99,600
2002 Washington State House, District 12 Won $53,953
Grand Total Raised $489,939

2012

Condotta won re-election to the Washington House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Condotta raised a total of $77,689.
Washington House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Cary Condotta's campaign in 2012
National Rifle Association$1,800
Washington Bankers Association$1,800
Washington State Auto Dealers Association$1,800
Washington Beverage Association$1,800
Washington State Dental Association$1,800
Total Raised in 2012$77,689
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, a year in which Condotta was up for re-election, he collected $81,330 in donations.[9]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Washington House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Cary Condotta's campaign in 2010
Washington State Hotel & Lodging Association$2,100
Washington State Dental Association$1,600
Centurylink$1,600
Broadband Communications Association Of Washington$1,600
Washington St Motorsports Dealers Association$1,600
Total Raised in 2010 $81,330

2008

Listed below are the five largest contributors to Cary Condotta's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Regence Blue Shield $1,600
Northwest Grocery Association $1,600
Washington State Hospital Association $1,600
Washington Healthcare Association $1,600
Wal-Mart $1,600

Scorecards

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2014

In 2014, the 63rd Washington State Legislature was in session from January 13 to March 14.[10]

Legislators are scored on their votes for or against CCF's position.
Legislators are scored on their stances on "small business interests."
Legislators are scored on their stances on pro-choice issues.
Legislators are scored on their stances on their "work to support and advance the UW and higher education."
Legislators are scored on their stances on environmental protection issues.
Legislators are scored on whether they voted for or against WSLC's position.

2012

In 2012, the 62nd Washington State Legislature was in session from January 9 to March 8.[11]

Legislators are scored on their votes on 25 bills identified as WCAN to have "the most direct

impact on racial equity."

Legislators are scored on their stances on environmental protection issues.
Legislators are scored on whether they voted for or against WCU's position.
Legislators are scored on whether they voted for or against WSLC's position.

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.[12] 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.[12] Condotta missed 41 votes in a total of 1211 roll calls.

Freedom Foundation

See also: Freedom Foundation's Big Spender List

The Freedom Foundation releases its Big Spender List annually. The Institute ranks all Washington legislators based on their total proposed tax and fee increases. To find each legislator’s total, the Institute adds up the 10-year tax increases or decreases, as estimated by Washington’s Office of Financial Management, of all bills sponsored or co-sponsored by that legislator.[13]

2012

Condotta proposed a 10-year increase in state taxes and fees of $2 million, the 83rd highest amount of proposed new taxes and fees of the 93 Washington state representatives on the Freedom Foundation’s 2012 Big Spender List.

See also: Washington Freedom Foundation Legislative Scorecard

The Freedom Foundation also issued its 2012 Informed Voter Guide for Washington State voters, including a legislative score card documenting how Washington State legislators voted upon bills the Foundation deemed important legislation. The legislation analyzed covered budget, taxation, and pension issues.[14] A Approveda sign indicates a bill more in line with the Foundation's stated goals, and a Defeatedd sign indicates a bill out of step with the Foundation's values. Here's how Condotta voted on the specific pieces of legislation:

2012 House Scorecard - Cary Condotta
Bill #6636 (Balanced budget requirement)Approveda Bill #5967 (House Democrats budget)Defeatedd Bill #6582 (Local transportation tax increases)Defeatedd Bill #6378 (Pension reforms)Approveda
Y N N Y

Personal

Condotta and his wife, Mary, have one child.

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Preceded by
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Washington House of Representatives District 12
2003–present
Succeeded by
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