Rick Larsen

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Rick Larsen
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U.S. House, Washington, District 2
Incumbent
In office
January 3, 2001-present
Term ends
January 3, 2015
Years in position 13
PartyDemocratic
PredecessorJack Metcalf (R)
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Cost per vote$6.63 in 2012
First electedNovember 7, 2000
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$11,068,043
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
County council member, Snohomish, WA
1998-2000
Education
Bachelor'sPacific Lutheran University
Master'sUniversity of Minnesota
Personal
BirthdayJune 15, 1965
Place of birthArlington, WA
Net worth$319,008.50
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Rick Ray "Rick" Larsen (b. June 15, 1965, in Arlington, VA) is a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives representing Washington's 2nd Congressional District. Larsen was first elected in 2000 and is currently serving his third consecutive term.[1].

Larsen won re-election to the U.S. House to represent Washington's 2nd District on November 12, 2014. Larsen and B.J. Guillot were the top two vote-getters in the blanket primary. Larsen defeated Guillot (R) in the general election.[2]

Based on analysis of multiple outside rankings, Larsen is an average Democratic member of Congress, meaning he will vote with the Democratic Party on the majority of bills.

Biography

Larsen earned his bachelor's degree from Pacific Lutheran University. After earning his master's degree in public affairs from the University of Minnesota, Larsen worked as the director of public affairs for the Washington State Dental Association and then as an economic development official with the Port of Everett. He went on to serve on the Snohomish County Council before seeking election to the U.S. House.[3]

Career

The following is an abbreviated list of Larsen's professional and political career:[4]

  • 2001-Present: U.S. Representative from Washington
  • 1998-2000: County council, Snohomish, WA
  • 1990-1991: Economic development official, Port of Everett
  • 1991-1998: Washington State Dental Association

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2013-2014

Larsen serves on the following committees:[5]

2011-2012

Larsen served on the following House committees[6]

Key votes

113th Congress

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The 113th Congress has had 55 out of 5,401 introduced bills enacted into law (1 percent) as of November 30, 2013. Comparatively, the 112th Congress had 1.14 percent of introduced bills enacted into law in the first session.[7] For more information pertaining to Larsen's voting record in the 113th Congress, please see the below sections.[8]

National security

NDAA

Yea3.png Larsen voted in support of HR 1960 - the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014. The bill passed the House on June 14, 2013, with a vote of 315 - 108. Both parties were somewhat divided on the vote.[9]

DHS Appropriations

Nay3.png Larsen voted in opposition of HR 2217 - the DHS Appropriations Act (2014) Act of 2014. The bill passed the House on June 6, 2013, with a vote of 245 - 182 and was largely along party lines.[9]

Keystone Pipeline Amendment

Yea3.png Larsen voted in favor of House Amendment 69, which would have amended HR 3 to "require that the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, in consultation with the Department of Homeland Security, conduct a study of the vulnerabilities of the Keystone XL pipeline to a terrorist attack and certify that necessary protections have been put in place." The amendment failed on May 22, 2013, with a vote of 176 - 239 and was largely along party lines.[9]

CISPA (2013)

Yea3.png Larsen voted in support of HR 624 - the CISPA (2013). The bill passed the House on April 18, 2013, with a vote of 288 - 127. The bill permitted federal intelligence agencies to share cybersecurity intelligence and information with private entities and utilities.[10] The bill was largely supported by Republicans, but divided the Democratic Party.[9]

Economy

Farm bill

Yea3.png On January 29, 2014, the U.S. House approved the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013, H.R. 2642, also known as the Farm Bill.[11] The bill passed by a vote of 251-166. The nearly 1,000-page bill reformed and continued various programs of the Department of Agriculture through 2018. The $1 trillion bill expanded crop insurance for farmers by $7 billion over the next decade and created new subsidies for rice and peanut growers that would kick in when prices drop.[12][13] However, cuts to the food stamp program cut an average of $90 per month for 1.7 million people in 15 states.[13] Larsen voted with 88 other Democratic representatives in favor of the bill.

2014 Budget

Yea3.png On January 15, 2014, the Republican-run House approved H.R. 3547, a $1.1 trillion spending bill to fund the government through September 30, 2014.[14][15] The House voted 359-67 for the 1,582 page bill, with 64 Republicans and three Democrats voting against the bill.[15] The omnibus package included 12 annual spending bills to fund federal operations.[16] It included a 1 percent increase in the paychecks of federal workers and military personnel, a $1 billion increase in Head Start funding for early childhood education, reduced funding to the Internal Revenue Service and the Environmental Protection Agency and protected the Affordable Care Act from any drastic cuts. Larsen joined with the majority of the Democratic party and voted in favor of the bill.[14][15]

King Amendment

Larsen signed a letter sent to Collin Peterson in August 2013, asking him to keep Steve King's amendment out of the final Farm Bill.[17] The "Protect Interstate Commerce Act" amendment prevents states from applying their own laws on agricultural products to agricultural products from another state.[18]. King introduced the amendment in response to a law in California, requiring a larger size cage for egg-producing chickens. King represents Iowa, which is a large egg producer.

Government shutdown
See also: United States budget debate, 2013

Nay3.png On September 30, 2013, the House passed a final stopgap spending bill before the shutdown went into effect. The bill included a one-year delay of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate and would have also stripped the bill of federal subsidies for congressional members and staff. It passed through the House with a vote of 228-201.[19] At 1 a.m. on October 1, 2013, one hour after the shutdown officially began, the House voted to move forward with going to a conference. In short order, Sen. Harry Reid rejected the call to conference.[20] Larsen voted against the stopgap spending bill that would have delayed the individual mandate.[21]

Yea3.png The shutdown ended on October 16, 2013, when the House took a vote on HR 2775 after it was approved by the Senate. The bill to reopen the government lifted the $16.7 trillion debt limit and funded the government through January 15, 2014. Federal employees also received retroactive pay for the shutdown period. The only concession made by Senate Democrats was to require income verification for Obamacare subsidies.[22] The House passed the legislation shortly after the Senate, by a vote of 285-144, with all 144 votes against the legislation coming from Republican members. Larsen voted for HR 2775.[23]

Immigration


Source: This graphic was generated by Find The Best.
Morton Memos Prohibition

Nay3.png Larsen voted against House Amendment 136 - Prohibits the Enforcement of the Immigration Executive Order. The amendment was adopted by the House on June 6, 2013, with a vote of 224 - 201. The purpose of the amendment as stated on the official text is to "prohibit the use of funds to finalize, implement, administer, or enforce the Morton Memos." These memos would have granted administrative amnesty to certain illegal aliens residing in the United States.[24] The vote largely followed party lines.[25]

Healthcare

Repealing Obamacare

Nay3.png Larsen has voted against all attempts to repeal or delay the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.[26]

Social issues

Abortion

Neutral/Abstain Larsen did not vote on HR 1797 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. The resolution passed the House on June 18, 2013, with a vote of 228 - 196. The purpose of the bill was to ban abortions that would take place 20 or more weeks after fertilization.[27]

Previous congressional sessions

Fiscal Cliff

Yea3.png Larsen voted for the fiscal cliff compromise bill, which made permanent most of the Bush tax cuts originally passed in 2001 and 2003 while also raising tax rates on the highest income levels. He was one of 172 Democrats who voted in favor of the bill. The bill was passed in the House by a 257 - 167 vote on January 1, 2013.[28]

Issues

On The Issues Vote Match

Larsen's Vote Match results from On The Issues.
See also: On The Issues Vote Match

On The Issues conducts a VoteMatch analysis of elected officials based on 20 issue areas. Rather than relying on incumbents to complete the quiz themselves, the VoteMatch analysis is conducted using voting records, statements to the media, debate transcripts or citations from books authored by or about the candidate. Based on the results of the quiz, Larsen is a Populist-Leaning Liberal. Larsen received a score of 63 percent on social issues and 18 percent on economic issues.[29]

On The Issues organization logo.

The table below contains the results of analysis compiled by staff at On The Issues.

On The Issues Vote Quiz[30]
Economic Issues Social Issues
Issue Stance Issue Stance
Legally require hiring women & minorities Strongly Favors Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right Strongly Favors
Expand ObamaCare Strongly Favors Comfortable with same-sex marriage Strongly Favors
Vouchers for school choice Strongly Opposes Keep God in the public sphere Opposes
Absolute right to gun ownership Favors Human needs over animal rights Opposes
Higher taxes on the wealthy Strongly Favors Stricter punishment reduces crime Opposes
Support & expand free trade Favors Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens Strongly Favors
Stricter limits on political campaign funds Strongly Favors Maintain US sovereignty from UN Strongly Opposes
Prioritize green energy Strongly Favors Expand the military Opposes
Stimulus better than market-led recovery Strongly Favors Stay out of Iran Neutral
Privatize Social Security Opposes Never legalize marijuana Favors
Note: Information last updated: 2014.[29]

Elections

2014

See also: Washington's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014

Larsen won re-election to the U.S. House to represent Washington's 2nd District on November 4, 2014. Larsen and B.J. Guillot were the top two vote-getters in the blanket primary. Larsen defeated Guillot (R) in the general election.[2]

Election results

General election
U.S. House, Washington District 2 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRick Larsen Incumbent 60.6% 122,173
     Republican B.J. Guillot 39.4% 79,518
Total Votes 201,691
Source: Washington Secretary of State
Blanket primary
U.S. House, Washington District 2, Blanket Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRick Larsen Incumbent 56.5% 44,718
Green check mark transparent.pngB.J. Guillot 32.2% 25,449
Mike Lapointe 11.3% 8,946
Total Votes 79,113
Source: Results via Associated Press Vote totals above are unofficial and will be updated once official totals are made available.

Endorsements

Larsen was endorsed by the following people and organizations:

2012

See also: Washington's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012

Larsen won re-election in 2012.[33][34] Larsen and Dan Matthews advanced past the blanket primary and faced off in the general election on November 6, 2012.[35]

In the 2nd District, Republican Dan Matthews was seen by some as presenting a serious threat to Larsen.[36] An analyst, however, said, "There is no way a candidate like Larsen is going to lose in 2012."[37]

Larsen led Matthews in fundraising by a fair margin, with Larsen having over $1 million and Matthews with $220,000. No other candidate raised a significant amount.[37]

U.S. House, Washington District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRick Larsen Incumbent 61.1% 184,826
     Republican Dan Matthews 38.9% 117,465
Total Votes 302,291
Source: Washington Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"
U.S. House, Washington District 2 Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRick Larsen (D) Incumbent 57.2% 79,632
Green check mark transparent.pngDan Matthews (R) 28.7% 39,956
John C.W. Shoop (R) 5.8% 8,130
Mike Lapointe (I) 4.2% 5,806
Eli Olson (R) 2.4% 3,373
Glen S. Johnson (Unaffiliated) 1.6% 2,289
Total Votes 139,186
[38]

Full history


Campaign donors

Fundraising events

The below chart from Find The Best tracks the fundraising events Larsen attends.


Source: This graphic was generated by Find The Best.


2014

Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Larsen's reports.[45]

Rick Larsen (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[46]April 12, 2013$344,022.13$56,230.02$(52,789.40)$347,462.75
July Quarterly[47]July 12, 2013$347,462.75$111,010.03$(102,678.50)$355,794.28
October Quarterly[48]October 15, 2013$355,794.28$133,973.18$(54,670.98)$435,096.48
Year-end[49]January 31, 2014$435,096$152,381$(200,636)$386,841
April Quarterly[50]April 15, 2014$386,841.70$86,554.83$(76,973.48)$396,423.05
Running totals
$540,149.06$(487,748.36)

Comprehensive donor information for Larsen is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Larsen raised a total of $11,068,043 during that time period. This information was last updated on April 4, 2013.[51]

Rick Larsen's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 US House (Washington, District 2) Won $1,356,320
2010 US House (Washington, District 2) Won $2,028,596
2008 US House (Washington, District 2) Won $1,336,438
2006 US House (Washington, District 2) Won $1,456,945
2004 US House (Washington, District 2) Won $1,567,289
2002 US House (Washington, District 2) Won $1,788,063
2000 US House (Washington, District 2) Won $1,534,392
Grand Total Raised $11,068,043

Source: This graphic was generated by Find The Best.

2012


Larsen won re-election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that re-election cycle, Larsen's campaign committee raised a total of $1,356,321 and spent $1,225,993.[52]

Cost per vote

Larsen spent $6.63 per vote received in 2012.

2010

Breakdown of the source of Larsen's campaign funds before the 2010 election.

Larsen won re-election to the U.S. House in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Larsen's campaign committee raised a total of $2,028,596 and spent $2,080,326.[53]

Personal Gain Index

Congressional Personal Gain Index graphic.png
See also: Personal Gain Index (U.S. Congress)

The Personal Gain Index (U.S. Congress) is a four-part measurement that illustrates the extent to which members of the U.S. Congress have prospered during their tenure as public servants.
It consists of four different metrics:

PGI: Change in net worth

See also: Changes in Net Worth of U.S. Senators and Representatives (Personal Gain Index) and Net worth of United States Senators and Representatives
Net Worth Metric graphic.png

Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org, Larsen's net worth as of 2012 was estimated between $143,017 to $495,000. That averages to $319,008.50, which is lower than the average net worth of Democratic House members in 2012 of $5,700,168.36. Larsen ranked as the 312th most wealthy representative in 2012.[54] Between 2004 and 2012, Larsen‘s calculated net worth[55] increased by an average of 10 percent per year. Between 2004 and 2012, the average annual percentage increase for a member of Congress was 15.4 percent.[56]

Rick Larsen Yearly Net Worth
YearAverage Net Worth
2004$177,461
2012$319,008
Growth from 2004 to 2012:80%
Average annual growth:10%[57]
Comparatively, the American citizen experienced a median yearly decline in net worth of -0.94%.[58]
The data used to calculate changes in net worth may include changes resulting from assets gained through marriage, inheritance, changes in family estates and/or trusts, changes in family business ownership and many other variables unrelated to a member's behavior in Congress.

PGI: Donation Concentration Metric

See also: The Donation Concentration Metric (U.S. Congress Personal Gain Index)

Filings required by the Federal Election Commission report on the industries that give to each candidate. Using campaign filings and information calculated by OpenSecrets.org, Ballotpedia calculated the percentage of donations by industry received by each incumbent over the course of his or her career (or 1989 and later, if elected prior to 1988). Larsen received the most donations from individuals and PACs employed by the Health Professionals industry. Comparatively, the top industry employer in Washington's 2nd Congressional District was Educational services, and health care and social assistance, according to a 2012 U.S. Census survey.[59]

From 1999-2014, 21.68 percent of Larsen's career contributions came from the top five industries as listed below.[60]

Donation Concentration Metric graphic.png
Rick Larsen Campaign Contributions
Total Raised $11,842,428
Total Spent $11,454,944
Top industry in the districtEducational services, and health care and social assistance
Top five industries that contributed to campaign committee
Health Professionals$645,265
Transportation Unions$567,100
Lawyers/Law Firms$496,077
Retired$482,976
Building Trade Unions$375,750
% total in top industry5.45%
% total in top two industries10.24%
% total in top five industries21.68%

Analysis

Ideology and leadership

See also: GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Larsen is a "rank-and-file Democrat," as of July 31, 2014.[61] This was the same rating Larsen received in July 2013.[62]

Lifetime voting record

See also: Lifetime voting records of United States Senators and Representatives

According to the website GovTrack, Larsen missed 228 of 9,676 roll call votes from January 2001 to July 2013. This amounts to 2.4 percent, which is better than the median of 2.5 percent among current congressional representatives as of July 2014.[63]

Like-minded colleagues

The website OpenCongress tracks the voting records of each member to determine with whom he or she votes most and least often. The results include a member from each party.[64]

Larsen most often votes with:

Larsen least often votes with:


Source: This graphic was generated by Find The Best.

Congressional staff salaries

See also: Staff salaries of United States Senators and Representatives

The website Legistorm compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. Larsen paid his congressional staff a total of $886,472 in 2011. Overall, Washington ranked 18th in average salary for representative staff. The average U.S. House of Representatives congressional staff was paid $954,912.20 in fiscal year 2011.[65]

National Journal vote ratings

See also: National Journal vote ratings

Each year National Journal publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of Congress voted in the previous year. Click the link above for the full ratings of all members of Congress.

2013

Larsen was one of two members who ranked 127th in the liberal rankings in 2013.[66]

2012

Larsen was one of three members who ranked 143rd in the liberal rankings in 2012.[67]

2011

Larsen ranked 154th in the liberal rankings in 2011.[68]

Voting with party

The website OpenCongress tracks how often members of Congress vote with the majority of the chamber caucus.

2014

Larsen voted with the Democratic Party 92.8 percent of the time, which ranked 116th among the 204 House Democratic members as of July 2014.[69]

2013

Larsen voted with the Democratic Party 93.5 percent of the time, which ranked 81st among the 201 House Democratic members as of July 2013.[70]

Personal

Larsen and his wife, Tiia, have two sons.[71]

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References

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  55. This figure represents the total percentage growth from either 2004 (if the member entered office in 2004 or earlier) or their first year in office (as noted in the chart below).
  56. This number was found by dividing each member's total net worth growth percentage by the number of years included in the calculation.
  57. This figure represents the total percentage growth divided by the number of years for which there are net worth figures for each member.
  58. This figure was calculated using median asset data from the Census Bureau. Please see the Congressional Net Worth data for Ballotpedia spreadsheet for more information on this calculation.
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Political offices
Preceded by
Jack Metcalf
U.S. House of Representatives - Washington, 2nd District
2001-Present
Succeeded by
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