|Washington House Of Representatives District 40a|
|2011 - Present|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
Lytton attended Southern Illinois University, the University of Missouri, and Lewis & Clark Community College.
Lytton worked in the finance and accounting departments of Shell Oil Compact and Citicorps Executive Development Center. Immediately before her election, she served as president of the Anacortes School Board.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Lytton served on the following committees:
|Washington Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Agriculture and Natural Resources, Vice-chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Lytton served on the following committees:
|Washington Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Agriculture and Natural Resources|
|• Capital Budget|
|• Education, Vice-chair|
Elections for the office of Washington House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on August 5, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was May 17, 2014. Incumbent Kristine Lytton (D) and Daniel Miller (R) are unopposed in the primary.
Lytton won re-election in the 2012 election for Washington House of Representatives District 40a. Lytton ran unopposed in the blanket primary on August 7, 2012, and defeated Brandon Robinson (No Party Preference) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Washington House of Representatives, District 40a, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Kristine Lytton Incumbent||73.6%||44,113|
Kristine Lytton was elected to the Washington State House of Representatives District 40a. She defeated Tom Pasma, Dusty Gulleson, Thomas Boucher, Donna Miller, Chuck Carrell, Doug Revelle and Justin Van Dyk in the August 17, 2010, primary. She defeated Republican Mike Newman in the November 2, 2010, general election.
|Washington House of Representatives, District 40a General Election (2010)|
|Kristine Lytton (D)||33,304|
|Mike Newman (R)||24,812|
Comprehensive donor information for Lytton is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Lytton raised a total of $152,373 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 30, 2013.
|Kristine Lytton's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Washington State House, District 40||$62,127|
|2010||Washington State House, District 40||$90,246|
|Grand Total Raised||$152,373|
2012Lytton won re-election to the Washington House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Lytton raised a total of $62,127.
|Washington House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Kristine Lytton's campaign in 2012|
|Credit Union Legislative Action Fund||$1,800|
|Washington State Dental Association||$1,800|
|Bellingham Fire Fighters Local 106||$1,800|
|Washington Healthcare Association||$1,700|
|Samish Indian Nation||$1,600|
|Total Raised in 2012||$62,127|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, when Lytton first won election to the House, she collected $90,246 in donations.
Her six largest contributors in 2010 were:
|House Democratic Campaign Committee||$12,347|
|40th Democratic Legislative District Committee||$5,000|
|Public Schools Employees of Washington Local 1948||$1,600|
|Washington Education Association||$1,600|
|Service Employees Local 925||$1,600|
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. Lytton missed 2 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 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.
Lytton proposed a 10-year increase in state taxes and fees of $492.5 million, the 42nd 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 Lytton voted on the specific pieces of legislation:
|2012 House Scorecard - Kristine Lytton|
|Bill #6636 (Balanced budget requirement)||Bill #5967 (House Democrats budget)||Bill #6582 (Local transportation tax increases)||Bill #6378 (Pension reforms)|
Lytton and her husband, Mike, have two children.
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- Kristine Lytton on the Washington State House website
- Lytton on the House Democrats website
- Profile from Open States
- Profile by Vote-USA
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
- Washington Secretary of State, "2014 Candidates Who Have Filed," accessed May 20, 2014
- Washington Secretary of State, "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed July 16, 2012
- Washington Public Disclosure Commission, "Contribution Limits," accessed April 17, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Lytton, Kristine," accessed September 30, 2013
- Follow the Money.org, "candidate summary," accessed June 27, 2011
- 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's 2012 list of Washington state representatives by proposed new taxes and fees
- My Freedom Foundation, "Home," accessed June 18, 2014
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