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Judy Clibborn

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Judy Clibborn
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Washington House Of Representatives District 41b
Incumbent
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
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
Prior offices
Mayor, City of Mercer Island
1990 - 2001
Personal
Birthday11/03/1943
Place of birthOklahoma City, OK
ProfessionNurse
ReligionProtestant
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Judy Clibborn (b. November 3, 1943) is a Democratic member of the Washington House of Representatives, representing District 41. She was first elected to the chamber in 2002.

Biography

Clibborn earned her B.S. and R.N. from the University of Washington in 1965. Clibborn was a member of the Mercer Island City Council from 1990 to 2001. She also served as Mayor of the City of Mercer Island during this time. From 1995 to 2000, she was a member/Chair of the Suburban Cities Association.

Clibborn worked for Harborview Medical Center as Registered Head Nurse from 1963 to 1969. She then worked as Executive Director for the Mercer Island Chamber of Commerce from 2001 to 2003.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Washington Committee Assignments, 2013
Health Care and Wellness
Transportation, Chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Transportation revenue

Clibborn introduced introduced a major transportation funding bill (HB 1954) on February 21, 2013. This bill would raise the gasoline tax and by 2 cents per gallon annually from 2013 through 2017, increasing the tax to 47.5 cents per gallon by 2017. It would similarly raise the tax on special fuel and natural gas and impose a controversial $25 fee on the purchase of any bicycle worth more than $500.[2] The revenues would be used for highway construction, road maintenance, stormwater cleanup, pedestrian and biking access improvements, and assistance for local government infrastructure and transportation projects.[3][4]

Elections

2012

See also: Washington House of Representatives elections, 2012

Clibborn ran in the 2012 election for Washington House of Representatives District 41b. Clibborn ran unopposed in the blanket primary on August 7, 2012. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[5]

2010

See also: Washington State House of Representatives elections, 2010

Clibborn was re-elected to the Washington State House of Representatives District 41b. She defeated Orion Webster in the August 17, 2010, primary. In the November 2, 2010, general election she defeated Republican Stephen Strader.

Washington House of Representatives, District 41b General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Judy Clibborn (D) 35,015
Stephen Strader (R) 23,350
Washington House of Representatives, District 41b Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Judy Clibborn (D) 18,947 56.50%
Green check mark transparent.png Stephen Strader (R) 12,853 38.33%
Orion S. Webster (I) 1,736 5.18%

2008

See also: Washington House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Democrat Judy Clibborn won re-election to the Washington House of Representatives, District 41 receiving 100.00% of the vote (47,078 votes). She ran unopposed.

Washington House of Representatives, District 41(2008)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Judy Clibborn (D) 47,078 100.00%

Campaign donors

In Washington, there is a $1,600 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan House candidates.[6]

Comprehensive donor information for Clibborn is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Clibborn raised a total of $927,968 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 30, 2013.[7]

Judy Clibborn's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Washington State House, District 41 Won $116,177
2010 Washington State House, District 41 Won $132,741
2008 Washington State House, District 41 Won $136,797
2006 Washington State House, District 41 Won $130,583
2004 Washington State House, District 41 Won $188,759
2002 Washington State House, District 41 Won $222,911
Grand Total Raised $927,968

2012

Clibborn won re-election to the Washington House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Clibborn raised a total of $116,177.

2010

In 2010, a year in which Clibborn was up for re-election, she collected $132,741 in donations.[8]

Her largest contributors in 2010 were:

2008

Listed below are the five largest contributors to Judy Clibborn's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Glacier Northwest $1,600
Washington Beverage Association $1,600
Building Industry Association of Washington $1,600
Operating Engineers Local 302 $1,600
University of Washington $1,600

Scorecards

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.[9] 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.[9] Clibborn missed 17 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 taxes and fees. To find each legislator’s total, the Institute adds up the 10-year tax and fee increases or decreases, as estimated by Washington’s Office of Financial Management, of all bills sponsored or co-sponsored by that legislator.[10]

2012

Clibborn proposed a 10-year increase in state taxes and fees of $1.88 billion, the 37th 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.[11] 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 Clibborn voted on the specific pieces of legislation:

2012 House Scorecard - Judy Clibborn
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 Y Y Y

Personal

Clibborn and her husband, Bruce, have three children.

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