Brandon Vick

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Brandon Vick
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Washington House of Representatives, District 18a
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
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Brandon Vick is a Republican member of the Washington House of Representatives, representing District 18. Vick was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Washington Committee Assignments, 2013
Business and Financial Services
Finance
Technology and Economic Development

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

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

Jobs

  • Excerpt:"Jobs can only be created if we make sure that regulations in our State are not overly burdensome, that permits are readily available and easily accessible, and tax rates are stable and not prohibitive."

Education

  • Excerpt:"We must make sure that more of your money makes it into the classroom, and that less is spent on bureaucracy. We must ensure that education is “fully funded,” as education is the paramount duty of Washington State."

Affordable Energy

  • Excerpt:"Adopting an “all-of-the-above” energy policy, and categorizing hydro power as “renewable,” are just a few ways that we can work to keep energy costs low. We have an abundance of affordable energy here in the Northwest, and we should not artificially inflate the price of that energy to the consumer!"

Protecting The Vulnerable

  • Excerpt:"One of the most important social responsibilities we face is taking care of the most vulnerable of our citizens: the elderly, the young, the mentally-ill and the disabled. I am committed to finding ways for us to more effectively serve and protect those that need it the most."

Public Safety

  • Excerpt:"We must make sure we are equipped with the tools needed to stay safe and keep violent offenders off the streets. I will work to ensure that our communities always have the resources they need to provide protection for our families."

Elections

2012

See also: Washington House of Representatives elections, 2012

Vick won election in the 2012 election for Washington House of Representatives, District 18a. Vick was unopposed in the August 7 blanket primary election and defeated Adrian E. Cortes (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Washington House of Representatives, District 18a, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBrandon Vick 67.8% 36,587
     Republican Adrian Cortes 32.2% 17,343
Total Votes 53,930

Campaign donors

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

2012

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ann Rivers (R)
Washington House of Representatives District 18
2013-present
Succeeded by
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