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Curtis King
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Washington State Senate District 14
In office
Term ends
January 9, 2017
Years in position 7
Base salary$42,106/year
Per diem$90/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2007
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Washington
Place of birthYakima, WA
Office website
Curtis King is a Republican member of the Washington State Senate, representing District 14. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.[1]


King earned his BS in Math/Physics from the University of Washington. He has also earned his MBA. King works for a commercial cabinet company.[2]

Committee assignments


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

Washington Committee Assignments, 2013
Commerce & Labor
Transportation, Chair


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, King served on the following committees:



See also: Washington State Senate elections, 2012

King ran in the 2012 election for Washington State Senate District 14. King ran unopposed in the blanket primary on August 7, 2012. He won in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3]


On November 4, 2008, King ran unopposed and was re-elected for the Fourteenth District of the Washington State Senate receiving 36,984 votes.

King raised $238,217 for his campaign.[4]

Washington State Senate, District 14 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Curtis King (R) 36,984

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2008, King collected $238,217 in donations.

Listed below are the top four contributors to his campaign. [5]

Donor Amount
Curtis King $4,300
Poppoff Inc. $2,200
Associated General Contractors of Washington $2,100
PacifiCorp $2,100


Freedom Foundation

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. [6]


King proposed a 10-year increase in state taxes and fees of $316.3 million, the 15th highest amount of proposed new taxes and fees of the 46 Washington state senators on the Freedom Foundation’s 2012 Big Spender List.[7]


King is married, has two grown children and one grandchild.

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