|Former candidate for|
|Washington State Senate, District 33|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
Metz's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
Reduce the burden of Government on local business and communities
- Excerpt:"I support the requirement for a 2/3 supermajority helps the Legislature focus on only the most important expenditures"
Help families succeed during difficult times
- Excerpt:"We need to strengthen the support to families. Not all things need to cost money, but it means trying to link people and community resources, neighborhoods pitching in, support networks from Churches, and other institutions before resorting to the Government safety net."
Ensure accountability in children's education along with parental encourage to strengthen schools for the 21st Century.
- Excerpt:"The State Constitution names education as a top priority and the focus of efforts should be on K-12."
Respect property rights
- Excerpt:"I believe that property rights in Washington are under constant challenge from our government regulations at both the state and Federal levels."
Support Veterans and currently serving members and ensure the necessary resources are available for them and their families.
- Excerpt:"Veterans have a lot of value to bring to society and can provide a great benefit when we’ve re-integrated them back into our businesses and communities."
- See also: Washington State Senate elections, 2014
Elections for 25 districts in the Washington State Senate 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 Karen Keiser (D) and Martin Metz (R) defeated Marylin Taylor (D) in the primary. Keiser defeated Metz in the general election.
|Washington State Senate, District 33 General Election, 2014|
|Democratic||Karen Keiser Incumbent||62.7%||18,476|
|Washington State Senate, District 33 Top Two Primary, 2014|
|Democratic||Karen Keiser Incumbent||51.5%||8,364|
|Democratic||Marylin J. Taylor||12.4%||2,007|
Metz ran in the 2012 election for Washington House of Representatives, District 33b. Metz was defeated by incumbent Dave Upthegrove (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Washington House of Representatives, District 33b, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Dave Upthegrove Incumbent||69.6%||31,700|
In 2014, Metz's endorsements included the following:
- Washington State Farm Bureau PAC
- Washington Trucking Associations
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- Washington State Legislature
- Washington state legislative districts
- Washington State Senate
- Washington State Senate elections, 2014
- Official campaign website
- Profile by Vote-USA
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Washington Secretary of State, "2014 Candidates Who Have Filed," accessed May 20, 2014
- "martinmetz," Official Campaign Website
- Washington Secretary of State, "August 5, 2014 Primary Results," accessed August 5, 2014
- Washington Secretary of State, "Official general election results, 2014," accessed December 2, 2014
- Washington Secretary of State - 2012 Primary Candidates
- Martin Metz, "Endorsements," accessed July 11, 2014
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