Washington House of Representatives District 13

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Washington House of Representatives District 13
Current incumbentJudith Warnick (13a) Republican Party
Matt Manweller (13b) Republican Party
Population143,750
Race78.8% White, 3.3% Two or More Races, 14.6% Other Race, 1.2% Asian, 1.0% Black, 1.0% American Indian/Alaska Native, 0.1% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
Ethnicity72.3% Not Hispanic, 27.7% Hispanic
Voting age73.4% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 8, 2016
Washington's thirteenth state house district is represented by Republican Representatives Judith Warnick and Matt Manweller.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 143,750 civilians reside within the 4,983.7 square miles of Washington's thirteenth state house district. The population per square mile is 29. The median age of these residents is 32.8.[1] Washington's state representatives represent an average of 68,618 residents.[2] After the 2000 Census, each member represented 60,144 residents.[3]

About the office

Members of the Washington House of Representatives serve two-year terms and are not subject to term limits. Washington legislators assume office the first day of session.

Qualifications

Section 7 of Article 2 of the Washington State Constitution states, "No person shall be eligible to the legislature who shall not be a citizen of the United States and a qualified voter in the district for which he is chosen."

Salaries

See also: Comparison of state legislative salaries

As of 2013, members of the Washington Legislature are paid $42,106/year. Legislators receive $90/day per diem.[4]

Vacancies

See also: How vacancies are filled in state legislatures

If there is a vacancy in the house, the Board of County Commissioners where the vacant seat is located has the responsibility to select a replacement. The state central committee of the political party that last held the seat must submit a list of three candidates to the Board of County Commissioners representing the vacant district. A selection must be made within 60 days after the vacancy happened.[5]

Elections

2014

District 13a

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. Dannette Bolyard and Tom Dent were unopposed in the primary. Bolyard was defeated by Dent in the general election.[6][7][8]

Washington House of Representatives, District 13a General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Dent 63.3% 20,876
     Republican Dannette Bolyard 36.7% 12,123
Total Votes 32,999

District 13b

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 Matt Manweller (R) was unopposed in both the primary and the general election.[6][9][10]

2012

See also: Washington House of Representatives elections, 2012

District 13a

Elections for the office of Washington House of Representatives consisted of a primary election on August 7, 2012, and a general election on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Judith Warnick (R) was unchallenged in the general election. Warnick was unopposed in the blanket primary election.[11][12]

District 13b

Elections for the office of Washington House of Representatives consisted of a primary election on August 7, 2012, and a general election on November 6, 2012. Matt Manweller (R) defeated Kaj Selmann (D) in the general election. Manweller and Selmann were unopposed in the blanket primary election.[11][12]

Washington House of Representatives, District 13b, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMatt Manweller 68.5% 31,880
     Democratic Kaj Selmann 31.5% 14,627
Total Votes 46,507

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for Washington House of Representatives District 13 have raised a total of $1,126,680. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $56,334 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Washington House of Representatives District 13
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $201,275 3 $67,092
2010 $182,682 2 $91,341
2008 $161,826 2 $80,913
2006 $188,332 3 $62,777
2004 $143,658 4 $35,915
2002 $181,553 3 $60,518
2000 $67,354 3 $22,451
Total $1,126,680 20 $56,334

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