Sharon Brown (Washington)
|Washington State Senate, District 8|
|January 28, 2013 - Present|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||1|
|Vice President Pro Tempore, Washington State Senate|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 5, 2013|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Appointed||January 28, 2013|
Brown has served as Vice President Pro Tempore since 2014.
Brown was a potential 2014 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 4th Congressional District of Washington. She announced on March 17, 2014, that she would not run for the seat.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Brown served on the following committees:
|Washington Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Agriculture, Water & Rural Economic Development|
|• Early Learning & K-12 Education|
|• Energy, Environment & Telecommunications|
- See also: Washington State Senate elections, 2014
Elections for 25 districts in the Washington State Senate will take place in 2014. A blanket primary election took place on August 5, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was May 17, 2014. Incumbent Sharon Brown (R) and Doug McKinley (D) were unopposed in the primary. McKinley and Brown will face off in the general election.
Brown won re-election in the special election for Washington State Senate District 8. The election was for the remaining year of Jerome Delvin (R)'s term. Brown was selected to fill Delvin's vacancy for the 2013 legislative session. Brown advanced in the Republican primary on August 6 and defeated Phillip R. Lemley (R) in the special election, which took place on November 5.
|Washington State Senate, District 8, Special Election, 2013|
|Republican||Sharon Brown Incumbent||75.2%||22,672|
|Republican||Phillip R. Lemley||24.8%||7,488|
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Missed Votes Report
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. 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. Brown missed 0 votes in a total of 1009 roll calls.
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- Washington Secretary of State, "2014 Candidates Who Have Filed," accessed May 20, 2014
- Washington Secretary of State, "August 5, 2014 Primary Results," accessed August 5, 2014
- kvewtv.com, "Kennewick Mayor Pro-Tem Sharon Brown to replace Sen. Delvin," January 28, 2013
- wei.sos.wa.gov, "State candidates in lot order," accessed August 5, 2013
- tri-cityherald.com, "Brown has huge lead in State Senate race," August 6, 2013
- tri-cityherald.com, "Voters return Brown to Senate," November 5, 2013
- vote.wa.gov, "Official election results," accessed December 11, 2013
- StateScape, "Session schedules," accessed July 23, 2014
- Washington Policy Center, "2014 Missed Votes Report for Legislators Released," March 18, 2014
Jerome Delvin (R)
|Washington Senate District 8
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