Brad Hawkins

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Brad Hawkins
Brad Hawkins.jpg
Washington House of Representatives, District 12b
In office
January 14, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 2
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
Office website
Brad Hawkins is a Republican member of the Washington House of Representatives, representing District 12. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments


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

Washington Committee Assignments, 2013
Business and Financial Services
Capital Budget


Campaign themes


Hawkins's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]


  • Excerpt:" During future economic growth, legislators should replenish the state’s cash reserves and properly fund educational programs as opposed to raising taxes and creating new governmental programs."


  • Excerpt:"Brad believes that the state should focus transportation dollars on reducing traffic congestion. Every effort should be made to realize savings in portions of the state’s transportation budget, such as use of private ferry contracting, in order to free up more dollars to help relieve traffic congestion."

Public Safety

  • Excerpt:"Brad will be frugal in budgetary oversight but believes strongly in protecting our citizens and implementing a fair justice system."


  • Excerpt:"Brad understands budgeting and the importance of being a responsible steward of public dollars."


  • Excerpt:"Brad does not support a state income tax. Nearly half of the state’s revenues come from the state portion of the sales tax."



See also: Washington House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hawkins won election in the 2012 election for Washington House of Representatives, District 12b. Hawkins ran unopposed in the August 7 blanket primary election and defeated incumbent Mike Armstrong (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Washington House of Representatives, District 12b, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBrad Hawkins 50.9% 26,186
     Republican Mike Armstrong Incumbent 49.1% 25,253
Total Votes 51,439

Campaign donors

In Washington, there is a $1,600 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan House candidates.[4]


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Political offices
Preceded by
Mike Armstrong (R)
Washington House of Representatives District 12
Succeeded by