Washington House of Representatives District 41

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Washington House of Representatives District 41
Current incumbentMarcie Maxwell (41a) Democratic Party
Judy Clibborn (41b) Democratic Party
Population142,722
Race67.8% White, 4.2% Two or More Races, 2.2% Other Race, 22.9% Asian, 2.3% Black, 0.4% American Indian/Alaska Native, 0.2% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
Ethnicity94.5% Not Hispanic, 5.5% Hispanic
Voting age77.0% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Washington's forty-first state house district is represented by Democratic Representatives Marcie Maxwell and Judy Clibborn.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 142,722 civilians reside within the 68.5 square miles of Washington's forty-first state house district. The population per square mile is 2,423. The median age of these residents is 40.2.[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 41a

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 Tana Senn (D) and Bill Stinson (R) were unopposed in the primary. Senn defeated Stinson in the general election.[6][7][8]

District 41b

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 Judy Clibborn (D) and Alex O'Neil (I) were unopposed in the primary. Clibborn defeated O'Neil in the general election.[6][9][10]

2012

See also: Washington House of Representatives elections, 2012

District 41a

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 Marcie Maxwell (D) defeated Tim Eaves (R) in the general election. Maxwell and Eaves were unopposed in the blanket primary election.[11][12]

Washington House of Representatives, District 41a, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMarcie Maxwell Incumbent 58.5% 40,038
     Republican Tim Eaves 41.5% 28,370
Total Votes 68,408

District 41b

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 Judy Clibborn (D) was unchallenged in the general election. Clibborn was unopposed in the blanket primary election.[11][12]

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for Washington House of Representatives District 41 have raised a total of $2,965,464. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $109,832 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Washington House of Representatives District 41
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $249,452 3 $83,151
2010 $597,349 4 $149,337
2008 $674,739 3 $224,913
2006 $308,618 4 $77,155
2004 $530,551 4 $132,638
2002 $387,744 3 $129,248
2000 $217,011 6 $36,169
Total $2,965,464 27 $109,832

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