|Washington State House of Representatives District 17|
| Term in office began|
| Term in office ended|
Wallace has served previously as Director of Business Expansion for the Columbia River Economic Development Council, as Growth Management and Development Services Manager for the Washington State Department of Transportation, Government Affairs Director for the Vancouver Chamber of Commerce, Director of Planning and Development for C-TRAN, Director of Business Expansion and Retention for the Columbia River Economic Development Council, and Executive Director for the Columbia Corridor Association. Wallace attended Organizational Development courses at Marylhurst University. She went on to receive her B.S. in Business Administration from Central Washington University in 1981.
While a member of the Washington House of Representatives, Wallace served on the following committees:
- Audit Review and Oversight Committee, Washington State House, Joint
- Education Appropriations Committee, Washington State House
- Higher Education Committee, Washington State House, Chair
- Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committee, Washington State Legislature
On November 4, 2008, Wallace won re-election to the Washington House of Representatives, District 17 receiving 61.31% of the vote (35,046 votes), defeating Republican Micheline Doan who received 38.69% of the vote (22,119 votes).
|Washington House of Representatives, District 17(2008)|
|Deb Wallace (D)||35,046||61.31%|
|Christopher Ramirez (R)||22,119||38.69%|
Listed below are the five largest contributors to Wallace's 2008 campaign.
|House Democratic Campaign CMTE of Washington||$11,538|
|Clark Skamania West Klickatat Central Labor Council||$1,600|
|Washington State Dental Association||$1,600|
|Building Industry Association of Washington||$1,600|
|Patricia A. Nierenberg||$1,500|
Wallace and her husband, Retired Air Force Lt. Col. John Wallace, have three grown children.
- Washington House of Representatives - Rep. Wallace (dead link)
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
|Washington House of Representatives District 17
| Succeeded by|
Paul Harris (R)
State of Washington
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