|Washington House Of Representatives District 39a|
|2003 - Present|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||11|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
Kristiansen attended Shoreline Community College. He is a small business owner/manager.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Kristiansen served on the following committees:
|Washington Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Government Operations and Elections|
|• Joint Administrative Rules Review|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Kristiansen served on the following committees:
|Washington Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Joint Administrative Rules Review|
|• Technology, Energy and Communications|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Kristiansen served on the following committees:
|Washington Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Ecology and Parks|
|• Joint Administrative Rules Review|
Kristiansen won re-election in the 2012 election for Washington House of Representatives District 39a. Kristiansen was unopposed in the blanket primary on August 7, 2012, and defeated Linda Wright (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Washington House of Representatives, District 39a, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Dan Kristiansen Incumbent||55.4%||32,044|
Dan Kristiansen was re-elected to the Washington State House of Representatives District 39a. He ran unopposed in the August 17, 2010, primary. He defeated Democrat Eleanor Walters in the November 2, 2010, general election.
|Washington House of Representatives, District 39a General Election (2010)|
|Dan Kristiansen (R)||31,578|
|Eleanor Walters (D)||21,504|
|Washington House of Representatives, District 39a Primary (2010)|
|Dan Kristiansen (R)||17,967||62.71%|
|Eleanor Walters (D)||10,685||37.29%|
On November 4, 2008, Republican Dan Kristiansen won re-election to the Washington House of Representatives, District 39 receiving 55.31% of the vote (33,629 votes), defeating Democrat Scott Olson who received 44.69% of the vote (27,175 votes).
|Washington House of Representatives, District 39(2008)|
|Dan Kristiansen (R)||33,629||55.31%|
|Scott Olson (D)||27,175||44.69%|
Comprehensive donor information for Kristiansen is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Kristiansen raised a total of $679,171 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 30, 2013.
|Dan Kristiansen's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Washington State House, District 39||$94,477|
|2010||Washington State House, District 39||$104,888|
|2008||Washington State House, District 39||$104,372|
|2006||Washington State House, District 39||$81,877|
|2004||Washington State House, District 39||$76,313|
|2002||Washington State House, District 39||$68,748|
|2000||Washington State House, District 39||$148,496|
|Grand Total Raised||$679,171|
2012Kristiansen won re-election to the Washington House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Kristiansen raised a total of $94,477.
|Washington House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Dan Kristiansen's campaign in 2012|
|Washington Beverage Association||$1,800|
|Farmers Insurance Group||$1,800|
|Washington State Auto Dealers Association||$1,800|
|Broadband Communications Association Of Washington||$1,800|
|Credit Union Legislative Action Fund||$1,800|
|Total Raised in 2012||$94,477|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, a year in which Kristiansen was up for re-election, he collected $104,888 in donations.
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
|Washington House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Dan Kristiansen's campaign in 2010|
|Washington Healthcare Association||$1,600|
|Washington Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association||$1,600|
|Western Wood Preserving||$1,600|
|Rairdons Dodge Chrysler Jeep Of Smokey Point||$1,600|
|Total Raised in 2010||$104,888|
Listed below are the five largest contributors to Dan Kristiansen's 2008 campaign.
|Washington State Auto Dealers Association||$1,600|
|Washington Restaurant Association||$1,600|
|Washington Healthcare Association||$1,000|
|Smokey Point Custom Wood Windows Inc.||$800|
|Washington State Dental Association||$800|
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. Kristiansen missed 0 votes in a total of 1211 roll calls.
- 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.
Kristiansen proposed a 10-year increase in state taxes and fees of $21.9 million, tied for the 78th highest amount of proposed new taxes and fees of the 93 Washington state representatives on the Freedom Foundation’s 2012 Big Spender List.
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. A sign indicates a bill more in line with the Foundation's stated goals, and a sign indicates a bill out of step with the Foundation's values. Here's how Kristiansen voted on the specific pieces of legislation:
|2012 House Scorecard - Dan Kristiansen|
|Bill #6636 (Balanced budget requirement)||Bill #5967 (House Democrats budget)||Bill #6582 (Local transportation tax increases)||Bill #6378 (Pension reforms)|
Kristiansen and his wife, Janis, have three children.
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "Dan + Kristiansen + Washington + House"
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- Washington House of Representatives - Rep. Kristiansen
- Profile from Open States
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2012, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000
- Project Vote Smart, "Biography," accessed April 17, 2014
- C-SPAN, "AP Election Results - Washington State House of Representatives," accessed August 7, 2012
- Washington Secretary of State, "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed July 16, 2012
- Washington Public Disclosure Commission, "Contribution Limits," accessed April 17, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Kristiansen, Daniel P," accessed September 30, 2013
- Follow the Money, "2010 campaign contributions," accessed April 17, 2014
- Washington Policy Center, "2014 Missed Votes Report for Legislators Released," March 18, 2014
- Freedom Foundation, "2012 Big Spender List," accessed April 17, 2014
- Freedom Foundation, "Legislative Voting Record," accessed October 10, 2013
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