|Washington House of Representatives District 41a|
|2009 - July 2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
- 1 Biography
- 2 Committee assignments
- 3 Issues
- 4 Elections
- 5 Campaign donors
- 6 Scorecards
- 7 Personal
- 8 Recent news
- 9 External links
- 10 References
Maxwell attended courses in Business and Real Estate at Highline College. Maxwell is a small business owner and realtor. She also has experience in banking management and lending.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Maxwell served on the following committees:
|Washington Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Technology and Economic Development|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Maxwell served on the following committees:
|Washington Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Community Development and Housing|
|• Education Appropriations and Oversight|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Maxwell served on the following committees:
|Washington Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Capital Budget|
|• Community and Economic Development and Trade, Vice-chair|
|• Education, Vice-chair|
|• Education Appropriations|
Maxwell's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- Children & Education
- Excerpt:"Post secondary and worker re-training needs require our commitment to access and affordability for higher education in universities, community colleges, technical colleges, certification programs, and apprenticeships. Our region’s economic vitality and the success of our nation depends on the next generation’s readiness to participate in the global economy."
- Jobs & The Economy
- Excerpt:"I will work to keep aerospace jobs here, to support our high tech business community, and to help small businesses succeed."
- Reducing Traffic Congestion
- Excerpt:"We need to continue our work to bring solutions to I-405, the Eastside's busiest transportation corridor; and to encourage local transit and light rail decisions that provide adequate routes and schedules around East King County."
- Our Environment
- Excerpt:"We are entrusted to raise children in an environment that doesn't harm them. Washington State should take the lead in preparing for new job growth in clean green technologies that will sustain both our environment and our economy."
- Excerpt:"Affordable health care services for adults and children should include preventative care that often saves both costs and lives. Supporting womens' health care choices, healthy lifestyles, and public health are essential. I will work to ensure fairness and access in meeting the physical and mental health care needs of people in our state and in our country."
Maxwell won re-election in the 2012 election for Washington House of Representatives District 41a. Maxwell was unopposed in the blanket primary on August 7, 2012 and defeated Tim Eaves (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Washington House of Representatives, District 41a, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Marcie Maxwell Incumbent||58.5%||40,038|
Marcie Maxwell was re-elected to the Washington House of Representatives District 41a. She ran unopposed in the August 17, 2010 primary. She defeated Republican Pete Dunbar in the November 2, 2010 general election.
|Washington House of Representatives, District 41a General Election (2010)|
|Marcie Maxwell (D)||32,205|
|Pete Dunbar (R)||27,309|
|Washington House of Representatives, District 41a Primary (2010)|
|Marcie Maxwell (D)||17,411||52.07%|
|Peter Dunbar (R)||16,029||47.93%|
On November 4, 2008, Democrat Marcie Maxwell won re-election to the Washington House of Representatives, District 41 receiving 50.58% of the vote (32,571 votes), defeating Republican Steve Litzow who received 49.42% of the vote (31,823 votes).
|Washington House of Representatives, District 41(2008)|
|Marcie Maxwell (D)||32,571||50.58%|
|Steve Litzow (R)||31,823||49.42%|
Comprehensive donor information for Maxwell is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Maxwell raised a total of $562,606 during that time period. This information was last updated on December 21, 2013.
|Marcie Maxwell's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Washington House, District 41A||$105,755|
|2010||Washington House, District 41A||$238,964|
|2008||Washington House, District 41A||$217,887|
|Grand Total Raised||$562,606|
2012Maxwell won re-election to the Washington House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Maxwell raised a total of $105,755.
|Washington House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Marcie Maxwell's campaign in 2012|
|Maxwell, Marcie E.||$4,538|
|Washington Association of Realtors||$1,800|
|Washington Education Association||$1,800|
|Puget Sound Energy||$1,800|
|Total Raised in 2012||$105,755|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, a year in which Maxwell was up for re-election, she collected $238,964 in donations.
Her largest contributors in 2010 were:
|Washington House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Marcie Maxwell's campaign in 2010|
|House Democratic Campaign Committee||$42,147|
|Washington State Democratic Party||$31,062|
|41St District Democrats||$5,000|
|Seattle Police Officers Guild||$2,400|
|League Of Education Voters||$2,387|
|Total Raised in 2010||$238,964|
Listed below are the five largest contributors to Marcie Maxwell's 2008 campaign.
|House Democratic Campaign Committee of Washington||$53,415|
|Washington State Democratic Party||$10,470|
|41st District Democratic Party||$7,000|
|41st District Democrats||$3,000|
|Renton Fire Fighters Local 864||$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. Maxwell missed 0 votes in a total of 694 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.
Maxwell proposed a 10-year increase in state taxes and fees of $487.3 million, the 43rd 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 Maxwell voted on the specific pieces of legislation:
|2012 House Scorecard - Marcie Maxwell|
|Bill #6636 (Balanced budget requirement)||Bill #5967 (House Democrats budget)||Bill #6582 (Local transportation tax increases)||Bill #6378 (Pension reforms)|
Maxwell and her husband, Steve, have two children.
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "Marcie + Maxwell + Washington + House"
- All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.
- Marcie Maxwell's personal website
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008
- Marcie Maxwell on Facebook
- Bellevue Patch, "Rep. Marcie Maxwell to Leave House for Inslee's Staff," July 10, 2013
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Maxwell
- "marciemaxwell," Official Campaign Website
- C-SPAN, "AP Election Results - Washington State House of Representatives," accessed August 7, 2012
- 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, "Ma41Awell, Marcie," accessed December 21, 2013
- 2010 campaign contributions
- Washington Policy Center, "2014 Missed Votes Report for Legislators Released," March 18, 2014
- Freedom Foundation's 2012 Big Spender List
- Freedom Foundation's 2012 list of Washington state representatives by proposed new taxes and fees
- My Freedom Foundation, "Home," accessed June 18, 2014
|Washington House of Representatives District 41
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Tana Senn (D)
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