Phyllis Gutierrez Kenney
|Phyllis Gutiérrez Kenney|
|Washington House of Representatives District 46b|
|1997 - 2003|
|Per diem||$90/day per diem|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
She has been a Community Relations Consultant, small business owner of the Indeterminate Sentence Review Board, and Assistant Commissioner for the Employment Security Department.
In early March 2012, Rep. Kenney announced that she would be retiring from the Legislature at the end of her term.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Kenney served on the following committees:
- Community Development and Housing Committee, Washington House of Representatives, Chair
- Economic Development & International Relations
- Ways & Means Committee, Washington House of Representatives
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Kenney served on the following committees:
- Community and Economic Development and Trade Committee, Washington State House, Chair
- Economic Development & International Relations Committee, Washington State Legislature, Joint
- General Government Appropriations Committee, Washington State House
- Ways & Means Committee, Washington State House
Phyllis Gutiérrez Kenney was re-elected to the Washington House of Representatives District 46b. She ran unopposed in the August 17, 2010 primary. In the November 2, 2010 general election she defeated Beau Gunderson.
|Washington House of Representatives, District 46b General Election (2010)|
|Phyllis Gutiérrez Kenney (D)||41,979|
|Beau Gunderson (I)||8,001|
|Washington House of Representatives, District 46b Primary (2010)|
|Phyllis G. Kenney (D)||22,562||84.16%|
On November 4, 2008, Democrat Phyllis G. Kenney won re-election to the Washington House of Representatives, District 46 receiving 82.86% of the vote (50,943 votes), defeating Grand Old Party candidate John Sweeney who received 17.14% of the vote (10,538 votes).
|Washington House of Representatives, District 46(2008)|
|Phyllis Gutiérrez Kenney (D)||50,943||82.86%|
|John Sweeney (G)||10,538||17.14%|
In 2010, a year in which Kenney was up for re-election, she collected $50,596 in donations.
Her largest contributors in 2010 were:
|Washington House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Phyllis Gutierrez Kenney's campaign in 2010|
|Muckleshoot Indian Tribe||$1,600|
|Washington State Building & Construction Trades Council||$1,600|
|Puget Sound Citizens For Political Responsibility||$1,600|
|Washington Healthcare Association||$1,600|
|Teamsters Local 760||$1,600|
|Total Raised in 2010||$50,596|
Listed below are the five largest contributors to Phyllis Gutiérrez Kenney's 2008 campaign.
|Washington Education Association||$1,600|
|Muckleshoot Indian Tribe||$1,600|
|Washington Federation of State Employees||$1,600|
|Washington Healthcare Association||$1,500|
|Eli Lilly & Co.||$1,000|
Kenney and her husband, Larry, have ten children.
- 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.
Kenney proposed a 10-year increase in state taxes and fees of $1.87 billion, the 38th 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 Kenney voted on the specific pieces of legislation:
|2012 House Scorecard - Phyllis Gutierrez Kenney|
|Bill #6636 (Balanced budget requirement)||Bill #5967 (House Democrats budget)||Bill #6582 (Local transportation tax increases)||Bill #6378 (Pension reforms)|
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- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998, 1996
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Kenney (dead link)
- Washington Legislature Official primary results SOS
- Washington State Election Results
- Washington Public Disclosure Commission, "Contribution Limits"
- Follow the Money, "2010 campaign contributions," accessed December 19, 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 46
| Succeeded by|
Jessyn Farrell (D)
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