Dale Brandland

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Dale Brandland
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Washington State Senate District 42
Former senator
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Republican
Profession Police Officer
Dale Brandland (b. August 30, 1948) was a Republican member of the Washington State Senate. He represented District 42 from 2002-2011. He was the Republican Whip from 2007-2011.

On March 10, 2010, Brandland announced he would not be seeking re-election.[1]

Brandland graduated from the Police Science and Administration program from Washington State University in 1975. He went on to graduate from the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy in 1998.

Brandland was in the United States Navy from 1968 to 1969. He the worked as a police officer for the Bellingham Police Department from 1976 to 1992. He then worked as sheriff for Whatcom County from 1992 to 2003.[2]

Committee assignments

While a member of the Washington State Senate, Brandland served on the following committees:



Brandland did not run for re-election in 2010.


In November 2006, Brandland was re-elected for the 42nd District of the Washington State Senate receiving 25,836 votes.

Brandland raised $179,635 for his campaign.[3]

Washington State Senate, District 42 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Dale Brandland (R) 25,836
Jesse Salomon (D) 22,684

Campaign donors

In 2006, Brandland collected $179,635 in donations.

Listed below are the top four contributors to his campaign.[4]

Donor Amount
Total Renal Care Inc. $1,700
Washington Council of Police & Sheriffs $1,425
Sabey Corp. $1,400
Wells Fargo $1,400


Brandland and his wife Jean have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Washington Senate District 42
Succeeded by
Doug Ericksen