Brad Hawkins

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Brad Hawkins
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Washington House of Representatives, District 12b
Incumbent
In office
January 14, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
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
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
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

2013-2014

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

Washington Committee Assignments, 2013
Business and Financial Services
Capital Budget
Education

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

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

Education

  • 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."

Transportation

  • 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."

Budget

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

Taxes

  • 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."

Elections

2012

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] Comprehensive donor information for Hawkins is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Hawkins raised a total of $75,169 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 30, 2013.[5]

Brad Hawkins's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Washington State House, District 12 Won $75,169
Grand Total Raised $75,169

2012

Hawkins won election to the Washington House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Hawkins raised a total of $75,169.
Washington House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Brad Hawkins's campaign in 2012
Hawkins, Brad M$20,196
Hawkins, Beverly$1,520
Go USA$1,274
Foreman, Dale M$1,000
Van Doren Sales$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$75,169
Source:Follow the Money

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mike Armstrong (R)
Washington House of Representatives District 12
2013-present
Succeeded by
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