Pat Sullivan (Washington)
|Washington House Of Representatives District 47b|
|2005 - Present|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||9|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
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.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Sullivan served on the following committees:
|Washington Committee Assignments, 2013|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Sullivan served on the following committees:
|Washington Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Ways & Means|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Sullivan served on the following committees:
|Washington Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Ways & Means, Vice-chair|
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.
|Washington House of Representatives, District 47b, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Pat Sullivan Incumbent||60.2%||32,039|
Sullivan was re-elected to the Washington State 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)|
|Pat Sullivan (D)||25,813|
|Roderigo Yanez (R)||19,368|
|Washington House of Representatives, District 47b Primary (2010)|
|Pat Sullivan (D)||13,516||54.59%|
|Rodrigo M. Yanez (R)||11,245||45.41%|
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)|
|Pat Sullivan (D)||29,949||58.42%|
|Timothy Miller (R)||21,319||41.58%|
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.
|Pat Sullivan's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Washington State House, District 47||$209,546|
|2010||Washington State House, District 47||$208,190|
|2008||Washington State House, District 47||$77,011|
|2006||Washington State House, District 47||$235,897|
|2004||Washington State House, District 47||$157,072|
|2002||Washington State House, District 47||$116,194|
|Grand Total Raised||$1,003,910|
2012Sullivan 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|
|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|
In 2010, a year in which Sullivan was up for re-election, he collected $208,190 in donations.
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|
Listed below are the five largest contributors to Pat Sullivan's 2008 campaign.
|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|
- 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.
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.
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 Sullivan voted on the specific pieces of legislation:
|2012 House Scorecard - Pat Sullivan|
|Bill #6636 (Balanced budget requirement)||Bill #5967 (House Democrats budget)||Bill #6582 (Local transportation tax increases)||Bill #6378 (Pension reforms)|
Sullivan and his wife, Amy, have three children.
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- Pat Sullivan's personal website
- Washington House of Representatives - Rep. Sullivan
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Campaign Contributions: 2012, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Sullivan
- C-SPAN, "AP Election Results - Washington State House of Representatives," accessed August 7, 2012
- Washington Secretary of State, "2012 Primary Candidates," retrieved July 16, 2012
- Washington Legislature Official primary results SOS
- Washington State Election Results
- Washington Public Disclosure Commission "Contribution Limits"
- Follow the Money, "Sullivan, Patrick J," accessed September 30, 2013
- 2010 campaign contributions
- Freedom Foundation's 2012 Big Spender List
- Freedom Foundation's 2012 list of Washington state representatives by proposed new taxes and fees
- Freedom Foundation, "Legislative Voting Record," accessed October 10, 2013
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