|Washington State Senate District 16|
|January 9, 2017|
|Years in position||12|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 8, 2016|
From 2001 to 2002, he served as Republican Assistant Whip, and her served as Senate Majority Whip from 2003 to 2004. In 2005, he served as Republican Whip.
Hewitt is the owner of Hewitt Distributorship. He was the Executive Director of the Walla Walla Chamber of Commerce. 
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Hewitt served on the following committees:
|Washington Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Commerce & Labor|
|• Natural Resources & Parks|
|• Ways & Means|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hewitt served on the following committees:
|Washington Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Labor, Commerce & Consumer Protection|
|• Ways and Means|
- See also: Washington State Senate elections, 2012
Hewitt won re-election in the 2012 election for Washington State Senate District 16. Hewitt was unopposed in the August 7 blanket primary and defeated Scott Nettles (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Washington State Senate, District 16, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Mike Hewitt Incumbent||69.7%||32,717|
On November 4, 2008, Hewitt ran unopposed and was re-elected for the Sixteenth District of the Washington State Senate receiving 42,811 votes.
Hewitt raised $212,645 for his campaign.
|Washington State Senate, District 16 (2008)|
|Mike Hewitt (R)||42,811|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2008, Hewitt collected $212,645 in donations.
Listed below are the top four contributors to his campaign. 
|Puget Sound Energy||$3,000|
|Washington Biotechnology & Biomedical Association||$2,100|
|Potato Growers of Idaho||$1,600|
- 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 tax and fee increases. To find each legislator’s total, the Institute adds up the 10-year tax increases or decreases, as estimated by Washington’s Office of Financial Management, of all bills sponsored or co-sponsored by that legislator. 
Hewitt proposed a 10-year increase in state taxes and fees of $736,500, the 43rd highest amount of proposed new taxes and fees of the 46 Washington state senators on the Freedom Foundation’s 2012 Big Spender List.
Hewitt is married to Cora and has two grown children.
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "Mike + Hewitt + Washington + Senate"
- All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.
- News That Gay People Should Go Write for Themselves - TheStranger.com
- Senator Sharon Brown, Fellow Republicans in Washington State, Pushing for ... - Opposing Views
- Washington state bill would allow businesses to deny gays - USA Today - USA TODAY
- Sen. Hewitt praised for standing his ground - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin
- State's strong notions on equality will triumph - Bellingham Herald
- Editorial: Don't discriminate against sexual orientation - The Seattle Times
- Washington Legislature adjourns without budget - The Spokesman Review
- Jason Collins, gay partners, Neil Patrick Harris - Project Q Atlanta
- Woman shows a lot of selflessness in buying property - The Olympian
- Our Voice: Bill would only disguise legalized discrimination - Mid Columbia Tri City Herald
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- Mike Hewitt on the Washington State Senate website
- Hewitt's Senate Republican Caucus website
- Legislative profile of Hewitt on Project Vote Smart
- Biographical profile of Hewitt on Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2000
- Washington Votes profile of Hewitt
- ↑ 16th Legislative District Map
- ↑ Project Vote Smart - Sen. Hewitt
- ↑ C-SPAN, "AP Election Results - Washington State Senate," accessed August 7, 2012
- ↑ Washington Secretary of State, "2012 Primary Candidates," retrieved July 16, 2012
- ↑ Follow the Money's report on Hewitt's 2008 campaign contributions
- ↑ 2008 contributors to Mike Hewitt
- ↑ Freedom Foundation's 2012 Big Spender List
- ↑ Freedom Foundation's 2012 list of Washington state senators by proposed new taxes and fees
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