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Chad Magendanz

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Chad Magendanz
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Washington House of Representatives, District 5b
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
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Navy
Personal
ProfessionManager, Microsoft
Websites
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Chad Magendanz is a Republican member of the Washington House of Representatives, representing District 5. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Washington Committee Assignments, 2013
Education
Higher Education
Technology and Economic Development

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

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

  • Education
Excerpt: "The Issaquah School District has achieved the highest rating for education investment – student achievement for dollar spent. With the lowest administrative overhead in King County and the best credit rating in the state, we’ve shown we can make every dollar count."
  • Economy
Excerpt: "Many in the 5th District were dealt a crippling blow from the economic downturn. We need a representative in Olympia who can show fiscal responsibility and reduce spending...just as we’re all now doing in our homes and small businesses."
  • Environment
Excerpt: "We must work to achieve a balance of growth and protection of the environment, ever mindful of the impact to local businesses and private property rights."
  • Freedom
Excerpt: "I will fight to defend the constitutional rights and civil liberties of our citizens. This includes a woman’s right to choose, balanced with respect for religious beliefs and parental rights over minors."

Elections

2012

See also: Washington House of Representatives elections, 2012

Magendanz won election in the 2012 election for Washington House of Representatives, District 5b. Magendanz advanced past the August 7 blanket primary election and defeated David Spring (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Washington House of Representatives, District 5b, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChad Magendanz 55.2% 35,961
     Democratic David Spring 44.8% 29,156
Total Votes 65,117
Washington State House of Representatives, District 5b Blanket Primary, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChad Magendanz 53.5% 14,654
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Spring 42.1% 11,526
     Independent Ryan Dean Burkett 4.4% 1,202
Total Votes 27,382

Campaign donors

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

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

Personal

Magendanz and his wife, Galen, have two children.[5]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Glenn Anderson (R)
Washington House of Representatives District 5
2013-present
Succeeded by
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