|Washington State Senate District 19|
|January 9, 2017|
|Years in position||8|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Washington State House of Representatives|
|Associate's||Grays Harbor College, 1987|
|Bachelor's||Washington State University, 1989|
|Date of birth||July 8, 1966|
|Place of birth||Aberdeen, WA|
Hatfield earned his AA in Political Science from Grays Harbor College in 1987. He went on to receive his BA in Public Administration from Washington State University in 1989.
Hatfield worked as a legislative assistant for Washington State Senators Arlie DeJarnatt and Sid Snyder from 1989 to 1994. He also worked as a legislative and community relations liaison for Washington State Lieutenant Governor Brad Owen from 2004 to 2006.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Hatfield served on the following committees:
|Washington Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Agriculture, Water & Rural Economic Development, Chair|
|• Financial Institutions & Insurance|
|• Ways & Means|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hatfield served on the following committees:
|Washington Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Agriculture and Rural Economic Development, Chair|
|• Economic Development, Trade & Innovation|
|• Ways and Means|
- See also: Washington State Senate elections, 2012
Hatfield won re-election in the 2012 election for Washington State Senate District 19. Hatfield was unopposed in the August 7 blanket primary and defeated Rick Winsman (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Washington State Senate, District 19, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Brian Hatfield Incumbent||62.2%||34,590|
On November 4, 2008, Hatfield ran unopposed and was re-elected for the Nineteenth District of the Washington State Senate receiving 41,073 votes.
Hatfield raised $174,483 for his campaign.
|Washington State Senate, District 19 (2008)|
|Brian Hatfield (D)||41,073|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2008, Hatfield collected $174,483 in donations.
Listed below are the top four contributors to his campaign. 
|Washington Federation of State Employees||$2,300|
|Washington State Council of Police & Sheriffs||$2,200|
- See also: Freedom Foundation's Big Spender List
The Freedom Foundation releases its Big Spender List annually. The Institute ranks all Washington legislators based on their total proposed tax and fee increases. To find each legislator’s total, the Institute adds up the 10-year tax increases or decreases, as estimated by Washington’s Office of Financial Management, of all bills sponsored or co-sponsored by that legislator. 
Hatfield proposed a 10-year increase in state taxes and fees of $39 million, the 27th highest amount of proposed new taxes and fees of the 46 Washington state senators on the Freedom Foundation’s 2012 Big Spender List.
Hatfield is widowed with two children.
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- Brian Hatfield on the Washington State Senate website
- Senate Democrats website
- Legislative profile of Hatfield on Project Vote Smart
- Biographical profile of Hatfield on Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998, 1996, 1994
- Washington Votes profile on Hatfield
- 19th Legislative District Map
- Project Vote Smart - Sen. Hatfield
- C-SPAN, "AP Election Results - Washington State Senate," accessed August 7, 2012
- Washington Secretary of State, "2012 Primary Candidates," retrieved July 16, 2012
- Follow the Money's report on Hatfield's 2008 campaign contributions
- 2008 contributors to Brian Hatfield
- Freedom Foundation's 2012 Big Spender List
- Freedom Foundation's 2012 list of Washington state senators by proposed new taxes and fees
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