Roger Freeman

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Roger Freeman
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Washington House of Representatives, District 30b
Incumbent
In office
January 14, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$42,106/year
Per diem$90/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Federal Way City Councilmember
2009 – 2013
Education
Bachelor'sIowa State University
J.D.Washburn University
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Roger Freeman is a Democratic member of the Washington House of Representatives, representing District 30. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Biography

Freeman is a former member of the Federal Way City Council.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Freeman served on the following committees:

Washington Committee Assignments, 2013
Early Learning and Human Services, Vice-chair
Technology and Economic Development
Transportation

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Freeman's campaign website listed the following issues:[1]

  • Quality Education
Excerpt: "Providing our kids with a quality education is Roger’s top priority. He strongly believes in fully funding K-12 education. We must inspire teachers, parents and administrators, and be innovative about the way we teach our kids. College has to be affordable, and vocation and technical training opportunities need to be expanded."
  • Fiscal Responsibility
Excerpt: "Roger Freeman thinks that legislators need to live within a budget just like families do. That means setting priorities and saying no to the things that we can’t afford. The time for budget gimmicks is over. We need to create a budget sustainability and live within our means. A strong system of performance audits can help to identify waste and abuse."
  • Economic Opportunity
Excerpt: "Roger supports strengthening 'Buy Washington' Laws so that state contracts go to local businesses first. He also believes in investing in critical improvements to our roads to get people working and freight moving. And in tough times, the last thing we need is to raise taxes."

Elections

2014

See also: Washington House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Washington House of Representatives will consist of a blanket primary election on August 5, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was May 17, 2014. Incumbent Roger Freeman (D) and Jack Dovey (R) are unopposed in the primary.[2]

2012

See also: Washington House of Representatives elections, 2012

Freeman won election in the 2012 election for Washington House of Representatives, District 30b. Freeman advanced past the August 7 blanket primary election and defeated incumbent Katrina Asay (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Washington House of Representatives, District 30b, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRoger Freeman 54.9% 26,155
     Republican Katrina Asay Incumbent 45.1% 21,454
Total Votes 47,609
Washington State House of Representatives, District 30b Blanket Primary, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKatrina Asay Incumbent 48.5% 9,965
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRoger Freeman 32.7% 6,721
     Democratic Rick Hoffman 18.7% 3,842
Total Votes 20,528

Campaign donors

In Washington, there is a $1,600 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan House candidates.[5] Comprehensive donor information for Freeman is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Freeman raised a total of $128,642 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 30, 2013.[6]

Roger Freeman's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Washington State House, District 30 Won $128,642
Grand Total Raised $128,642

2012

Freeman won election to the Washington House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Freeman raised a total of $128,642.
Washington House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Roger Freeman's campaign in 2012
House Democratic Campaign Cmte Of Washington$58,980
Washington State Democratic Party$30,613
Washington State Association For Justice$2,700
Freeman, Roger D$2,146
The Truman Fund$1,800
Total Raised in 2012$128,642
Source:Follow the Money

Scorecard

Missed Votes Report

See also: Washington House of Representatives and Washington State Senate

In March 2014, Washington Votes, the state’s premier legislative information website, released its annual Missed Votes Report, which provides detailed missed roll call votes on bills for every state legislator during the 2014 legislative session.[7] The 2014 regular session included a total of 515 votes in the State House and 396 in the State Senate, as well as 1,372 bills introduced total in the legislature and 237 bills passed. Out of all roll call votes, 90 individual legislators did not miss any votes. 3 individual legislators missed more than 50 votes.[7] Freeman missed 205 votes in a total of 1211 roll calls.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Katrina Asay (R)
Washington House of Representatives District 30
2013–present
Succeeded by
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