|Washington House of Representatives 4a|
|1995 - December 31, 2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|High school||O'Dea High School, Seattle|
|Place of birth||Seattle, WA|
|Profession||Manager, Kaiser Aluminum|
Crouse received his diploma from O'Dea High School in Seattle. Crouse is a former small business owner. He has also worked in real estate and as manager of Kaiser Aluminum.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Crouse served on the following committees:
|Washington Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Local Government|
|• Technology and Economic Development|
|• Joint Administrative Rules Review|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Crouse served on the following committees:
|Washington Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Higher Education|
|• Technology, Energy and Communications|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Crouse served on the following committees:
|Washington Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Commerce and Labor|
|• Energy Supply & Energy Conservation|
|• General Government Appropriations|
|• Technology, Energy and Communications|
Crouse ran in the 2012 election for Washington House of Representatives District 4a. Crouse ran unopposed in the blanket primary on August 7, 2012. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.
|Washington House of Representatives, District 4a Primary (2010)|
|Larry Crouse (R)||24,974||100%|
On November 4, 2008, Republican Larry Crouse won re-election to the Washington House of Representatives, District 4 receiving 56.39% of the vote (35,703 votes), defeating Republican Linda J. Thompson who received 43.61% of the vote (27,614 votes).
|Washington House of Representatives, District 4(2008)|
|Larry Crouse (R)||35,703||56.39%|
|Linda J. Thompson (D)||27,614||43.61%|
In Washington, there is a $1,600 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan House candidates.
Comprehensive donor information for Crouse is available dating back to 1994. Based on available campaign finance records, Crouse raised a total of $498,031 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 30, 2013.
|Larry Crouse's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Washington State House, District 4||$30,313|
|2010||Washington State House, District 4||$42,650|
|2008||Washington State House, District 4||$52,214|
|2006||Washington State House, District 4||$43,511|
|2004||Washington State House, District 4||$40,291|
|2002||Washington State House, District 4||$23,770|
|2000||Washington State House, District 4||$36,720|
|1998||Washington State House, District 4||$33,175|
|1996||Washington State House, District 4||$108,293|
|1994||Washington State House, District 4||$87,094|
|Grand Total Raised||$498,031|
2012Crouse won re-election to the Washington House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Crouse raised a total of $30,313.
|Washington House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Larry Crouse's campaign in 2012|
|Broadband Communications Association Of Washington||$1,800|
|Credit Union Legislative Action Fund||$1,800|
|Building Industry Association Of Washington||$1,800|
|Washington Restaurant Association||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$30,313|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, a year in which Crouse was up for re-election, he collected $42,650 in donations.
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
|Washington House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Larry Crouse's campaign in 2010|
|Washington Beverage Association||$1,600|
|Washington State Dental Association||$1,600|
|Total Raised in 2010||$42,650|
Listed below are the five largest contributors to Larry Crouse's 2008 campaign.
|Washington Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association||$1,600|
|Building Industry Association of Washington||$1,600|
|Broadband Communications Association of Washington||$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. Crouse missed 123 votes in a total of 696 roll calls.
The Freedom Foundation 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 Crouse voted on the specific pieces of legislation:
|2012 House Scorecard - Larry Crouse|
|Bill #6636 (Balanced budget requirement)||Bill #5967 (House Democrats budget)||Bill #6582 (Local transportation tax increases)||Bill #6378 (Pension reforms)|
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "Larry + Crouse + Washington + House"
- All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.
- House Republicans Office website
- Washington House of Representatives - Rep. Crouse
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2012, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998, 1996, 1994
- Inlander, "Rep. Larry Crouse of Spokane Valley is resigning," October 22, 2013
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Crouse
- Washington Secretary of State, "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed July 16, 2012
- Washington Legislature Official primary results SOS
- Washington State Election Results
- Washington Public Disclosure Commission, "Contribution Limits"
- Follow the Money, "Crouse, Larry W," accessed September 30, 2013
- 2010 campaign contributions
- Washington Policy Center, "2014 Missed Votes Report for Legislators Released," March 18, 2014
- Freedom Foundation, "Legislative Voting Record," accessed October 10, 2013
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