|Washington House of Representatives District 17a|
|2009 - 2013|
|Per diem||$90/day per diem|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
Probst attended the University of Innsbruck, Austria. He then earned his Bachelor's in Government and International Relations from the University of Notre Dame.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Probst served on the following committees:
- Education Committee, Washington House of Representatives
- Education Appropriations and Oversight Committee, Washington House of Representatives, Vice Chair
- Higher Education Committee, Washington House of Representatives
- Rules Committee, Washington House of Representatives
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Probst served on the following committees:
- Community and Economic Development and Trade Committee, Washington State House
- Education Committee, Washington State House
- Education Appropriations Committee, Washington State House
- See also: Washington State Senate elections, 2012
Probst ran in the 2012 election for Washington State Senate, District 17. Probst ran unopposed in the August 7 blanket primary election and was defeated by incumbent Don Benton (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Washington State Senate, District 17, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Don Benton Incumbent||50.1%||27,538|
Tim Probst was re-elected to the Washington House of Representatives District 17. He was unopposed in the August 17, 2010 primary. He defeated Republican Brian Peck in the November 2, 2010 general election.
|Washington House of Representatives, District 17a General Election (2010)|
|Tim Probst (D)||25,298|
|Brian Peck (R)||22,269|
|Washington House of Representatives, District 17a Primary (2010)|
|Brian Peck (R)||13,752||53.01%|
|Tim Probst ()||12,188||46.99%|
On November 4, 2008,Democrat Tim Probst won re-election to the Washington House of Representatives, District 17 receiving 55.83% of the vote (31,791 votes), defeating Republican Joseph James who received 44.17% of the vote (25,147 votes).
|Washington House of Representatives, District 17(2008)|
|Tim Probst (D)||31,791||55.83%|
|Joseph James (R)||25,147||44.17%|
In 2010, a year in which Probst was up for re-election, he collected $247,882 in donations.
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
|Washington House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Tim Probst's campaign in 2010|
|House Democratic Campaign Committee||$38,151|
|House Democratic Campaign Cmte Of Washington||$34,000|
|Washington State Democratic Party||$30,222|
|Clark County Democratic Central Cmte||$8,600|
|Total Raised in 2010||$247,882|
Listed below are the five largest contributors to Tim Probst's 2008 campaign.
|House Democratic Campaign CMTE of Washington||$33,533|
|Washington State Democratic Party||$30,956|
|Clark County Central Democratic CMTE||$6,500|
|Clark County Democratic Central CMTE||$3,500|
The Freedom Foundation issued its 2012 Informed Voter Guide for Washington State voters, including a legislative score card documenting how Washington State legislators voted upon bills the Foundation deemed important legislation. The legislation analyzed covered budget, taxation, and pension issues. A sign indicates a bill more in line with the Foundation's stated goals, and a sign indicates a bill out of step with the Foundation's values. Here's how Probst voted on the specific pieces of legislation:
|2012 House Scorecard - Tim Probst|
|Bill #6636 (Balanced budget requirement)||Bill #5967 (House Democrats budget)||Bill #6582 (Local transportation tax increases)||Bill #6378 (Pension reforms)|
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "Tim + Probst + Washington + House"
- All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008
- Tim Probst on LinkedIn
- Project vote Smart - Rep. Probst
- C-SPAN, "AP Election Results - Washington State Senate," accessed August 7, 2012
- Washington Secretary of State - 2012 Primary Candidates
- Washington Legislature Official primary results SOS
- Washington State Election Results
- Washington Public Disclosure Commission, "Contribution Limits"
- 2010 campaign contributions
- Freedom Foundation, "Legislative Voting Record," accessed October 10, 2013
|Washington House of Representatives District 17
| Succeeded by|
Monica Stonier (D)
State of Washington
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