Pat Sullivan (Washington)

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Pat Sullivan
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Washington House of Representatives, District 47b
Incumbent
In office
2005 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 9
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$42,106/year
Per diem$90/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First elected2004
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
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Pat Sullivan is the Democratic Majority Leader of the Washington House of Representatives, representing District 47. He was first elected to the chamber in 2004.

Biography

Sullivan graduated from the University of Washington.

Sullivan works for King County Council as a Legislative Assistant. He was a Senior Legislative Assistant for the Washington State Senate. He also served as an Administrative Assistant for the Washington State House of Representatives.

Sullivan is a former Mayor of the Town of Covington. He has also served as a member of the Kent Communities Schools Board.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Washington Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Washington House of Representatives elections, 2014

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. Incumbent Pat Sullivan (D) and Barry Knowles (R) were unopposed in the primary. Sullivan defeated Knowles in the general election.[2][3][4]

Washington House of Representatives, District 47b General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPat Sullivan Incumbent 55.6% 19,001
     Republican Barry Knowles 44.4% 15,143
Total Votes 34,144

2012

See also: Washington House of Representatives elections, 2012

Sullivan won re-election in the 2012 election for Washington House of Representatives District 47b. Sullivan ran unopposed in the blanket primary on August 7, 2012, and defeated Andy Massagli (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6]

Washington House of Representatives, District 47b, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPat Sullivan Incumbent 60.2% 32,039
     Republican Andy Massagli 39.8% 21,190
Total Votes 53,229

2010

See also: Washington State House of Representatives elections, 2010

Sullivan was re-elected to the Washington House of Representatives District 47b. He ran unopposed in the August 17, 2010, primary. In the November 2, 2010, general election he defeated Republican Roderigo Yanez.

Washington House of Representatives, District 47b General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Pat Sullivan (D) 25,813
Roderigo Yanez (R) 19,368
Washington House of Representatives, District 47b Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Pat Sullivan (D) 13,516 54.59%
Green check mark transparent.png Rodrigo M. Yanez (R) 11,245 45.41%

2008

See also: Washington House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Democrat Pat Sullivan won re-election to the Washington House of Representatives, District 47 receiving 58.42% of the vote (29,949 votes), defeating Republican Timothy Miller who received 41.58% of the vote (21,319 votes).

Washington House of Representatives, District 47(2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Pat Sullivan (D) 29,949 58.42%
Timothy Miller (R) 21,319 41.58%

Campaign donors

In Washington, there is a $1,600 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan House candidates.[7]

Comprehensive donor information for Sullivan is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Sullivan raised a total of $1,003,910 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 30, 2013.[8]

Pat Sullivan's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Washington State House, District 47 Won $209,546
2010 Washington State House, District 47 Won $208,190
2008 Washington State House, District 47 Won $77,011
2006 Washington State House, District 47 Won $235,897
2004 Washington State House, District 47 Won $157,072
2002 Washington State House, District 47 Defeated $116,194
Grand Total Raised $1,003,910

2012

Sullivan won re-election to the Washington House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Sullivan raised a total of $209,546.
Washington House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Pat Sullivan's campaign in 2012
Centurylink$1,800
SEIU Healthcare 1199NW$1,800
Washington State Dental Association$1,800
Washington State Medical Association$1,800
Washington Beverage Association$1,800
Total Raised in 2012$209,546
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, a year in which Sullivan was up for re-election, he collected $208,190 in donations.[9]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Washington House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Pat Sullivan (Washington)'s campaign in 2010
House Democratic Campaign Committee$44,132
Washington State Democratic Central Cmte - Non Exempt$12,819
Washington State Trial Lawyers Association$2,400
Seiu Healthcare 775 Nw$1,600
Association Of Washington School Principals$1,600
Total Raised in 2010 $208,190

2008

Listed below are the five largest contributors to Pat Sullivan's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
House Democratic Campaign Committee of Washington $2,000
Washington State Council of Police & Sheriffs $1,800
Washington State Dental Association $1,600
Washington State Hospital Association $1,600
Justice Pac $1,600

Scorecards

See also: State legislative scorecards and State legislative scorecards in Washington

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2014

In 2014, the 63rd Washington State Legislature was in session from January 13 to March 14.[10]

Legislators are scored on their votes for or against CCF's position.
Legislators are scored on their stances on "small business interests."
Legislators are scored on their stances on pro-choice issues.
Legislators are scored on their stances on their "work to support and advance the UW and higher education."
Legislators are scored on their stances on environmental protection issues.
Legislators are scored on whether they voted for or against WSLC's position.

2012

In 2012, the 62nd Washington State Legislature was in session from January 9 to March 8.[11]

Legislators are scored on their votes on 25 bills identified as WCAN to have "the most direct

impact on racial equity."

Legislators are scored on their stances on environmental protection issues.
Legislators are scored on whether they voted for or against WCU's position.
Legislators are scored on whether they voted for or against WSLC's position.

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.[12] 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.[12] Sullivan missed 1 vote 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.[13]

2012

Sullivan proposed a 10-year increase in state taxes and fees of $3.74 billion, the 26th 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.[14] 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 Sullivan voted on the specific pieces of legislation:

2012 House Scorecard - Pat Sullivan
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

Sullivan and his wife, Amy, have three children.

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Preceded by
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Washington House of Representatives District 47
2005-present
Succeeded by
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