Bill Hinkle

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Bill Hinkle
Bill Hinkle.jpg
Washington House Of Representatives 13b
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 14, 2013
Years in position 12
Base salary$42,106/year
Per diem$90/day per diem
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Date of birth08/18/1956
Place of birthTacoma, WA
ReligionEastern Orthodox Christian
Office website
Campaign website
Bill Hinkle is a Republican member of the Washington State House of Representatives. He has represented District 13 since 2002. He is currently Minority Whip. Hinkle previous served as Commissioner for Kittitaas County.

Hinkle is currently a Project Development Coordinator/Marketing Consultant for a construction business. He also has received Paramedic Training from the University of Washington, and attended Tacoma Community College and South Puget Sound Community College. Hinkle's experience includes Paramedic/Firefighter for King County Medic One Service, Journeyman Stone and Brick Mason, and Internet Service Provider.[1]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hinkle has been appointed to the following committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Hinkle served on the following committees:


Presidential preference


See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Bill Hinkle endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [2]



See also: Washington State House of Representatives elections, 2010

Bill Hinkle was re-elected to the Washington State House of Representatives District 13b. He was unopposed in the August 17, 2010 primary and defeated Anthony Novak (Bull Moose party) in the November 2, 2010 general election.[3]

Washington House of Representatives, District 13b General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Bill Hinkle (R) 34,923
Anthony Novak (Bull Moose) 6,134
Washington House of Representatives, District 13b Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Bill Hinkle (R) 22,140 88.65%
Green check mark transparent.png Anthony Novack (Bull Moose) 2,834 11.35%


On November 4, 2008, Republican Bill Hinkle won re-election to the Washington House of Representatives, District 13 receiving 100.0% of the vote (38,616 votes).[4]

Washington House of Representatives, District 13(2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Bill Hinkle (R) 38,616 100.0%

Campaign donors

In Washington, there is a $1,600 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan House candidates.[5]


In 2010, a year in which Hinkle was up for re-election, he collected $116,930 in donations.[6]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:


Listed below are the five largest contributors to Bill Hinkle's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Washington Health Care Association $1,600
Washington Restaurant Association $1,600
Premera Blue Cross $1,600
Puget Sound Energy $1,600
Weyerhaeuser Co $1,600


Hinkle and his wife, Debra, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Washington House of Representatives District 13
Succeeded by