|Washington House of Representatives, District 39b|
|January 14, 2013 - present|
|January 3, 2017|
|Years in position||2|
|Assistant Minority Whip|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Bachelor's||Linguistics (Minor in Literature), Seattle Pacific University|
|Master's||Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Southern Illinois University|
|Profession||Teacher, education policy analyst|
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Scott served on the following committees:
|Washington Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Commerce & Gaming|
|• Early Learning and Human Services, Assistant Ranking Minority Member|
In the 2013-2014 legislative session, Scott served on the following committees:
|Washington Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Capital Budget|
|• Early Learning and Human Services|
|• Higher Education|
Bond's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- Jobs and a Stronger Economy
- Excerpt: "Reform B&O tax to be based on net instead of gross receipts; then work to eliminate it altogether. Reform workers' comp to eliminate fraud. Reduce taxes on all businesses, not just homegrown WA businesses. Reduce regulation. Simplify process for start-ups. Make WA a Right to Work state (cannot force union membership)."
- Excerpt: "We can improve education, reward good teachers, give principals freedom and flexibility, give parents more choices, and stop micromanaging from Olympia if we attach the money to the student and allow competition do its miraculous work from within the system. I will work to raise academic standards by returning to an emphasis on math and reading so our students will be able to meet basic federal requirements, and by allowing principals and teachers to take a creative approach in order to help their students reach these standards."
- Curbing Runaway Government
- Excerpt: "Our elected officials are sucking us dry. This increase in cost is far higher than inflation and population growth. And now they want to increase it even more. ...Set aside 2% of the projected revenue, for a rainy-day fund; look at the tasks under State Government’s jurisdiction, according to our State Constitution (ten areas: Education, Transportation, etc.) and give each area its slice of the rest of the financial pie."
- Healthcare Solutions
- Excerpt: "First, individuals should be allowed to purchase only the coverage they desire...Second, in our very mobile society, insurance should not be job-based but should be available to individuals..."
- Defending Washington's Values
- Excerpt: "Elizabeth Scott notes that in Washington state, same-sex couples already have all the same legal rights and responsibilities as married couples under state law, and she will be voting to 'Reject' the redefinition of the term 'marriage.' Elizabeth believes that marriage is between one man and one woman, and she has been tested and proven committed to this position. Freedom of speech, religious freedom, and the right to follow one's conscience are at stake. On a similar note, Elizabeth Scott believes in the sanctity of life, from conception to natural death."
Elections for all 49 districts (98 seats) in the Washington House of Representatives took place in 2014. A blanket primary election took place on August 5, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was May 17, 2014. Charles Jensen (D) and incumbent Elizabeth Scott (R) were unopposed in the primary. Jensen was defeated by Scott in the general election.
|Washington House of Representatives, District 39b General Election, 2014|
|Republican||Elizabeth Scott Incumbent||62.6%||24,753|
Scott won election in the 2012 election for Washington House of Representatives, District 39b. Scott advanced past the August 7 blanket primary election and defeated Eleanor Walters (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Washington House of Representatives, District 39b, General Election, 2012|
Elizabeth Scott ran for the Washington House of Representatives District 21b. She defeated Alan Tagle and Mike Huisman in the August 17, 2010, primary. She was defeated by Democrat Marko Liias in the November 2, 2010, general election.
|Washington House of Representatives, District 21b Primary (2010)|
|Marko Liias (D)||12,891||50.17%|
|Elizabeth Scott (R)||8,403||32.70%|
|Alan D. Tagle (R)||3,185||12.40%|
|Mike Huisman (SeniorSide)||1,215||4.73%|
Comprehensive donor information for Scott is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Scott raised a total of $76,280 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 30, 2013.
|Elizabeth Scott's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Washington State House, District 39||$76,280|
|Grand Total Raised||$76,280|
2012Scott won election to the Washington House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Scott raised a total of $76,280.
|Washington House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Elizabeth Scott's campaign in 2012|
|McKinley, Connie K||$1,800|
|Smith, Douglas A||$1,800|
|Zieve, Peter B||$1,800|
|Total Raised in 2012||$76,280|
|Source: Follow the Money|
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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. Scott missed 6 votes in a total of 1211 roll calls.
Scott has a husband, Paul, and three children.
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- Washington Secretary of State, "2014 Candidates Who Have Filed," accessed May 20, 2014
- Washington Secretary of State, "August 5, 2014 Primary Results," accessed August 5, 2014
- Washington Secretary of State, "Official general election results, 2014," accessed December 2, 2014
- Washington Secretary of State, "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed April 17, 2014
- Washington Public Disclosure Commission, "Contribution Limits," accessed April 17, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Scott, Elizabeth," accessed September 30, 2013
- StateScape, "Session schedules," accessed July 23, 2014
- Washington Policy Center, "2014 Missed Votes Report for Legislators Released," March 18, 2014
- Elizabeth Scott, "Meet Elizabeth Scott," accessed August 3, 2012
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