Dan Kristiansen

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Dan Kristiansen
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Washington House Of Representatives District 39a
Incumbent
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$42,106/year
Per diem$90/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionBusiness owner
Websites
Office website
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Dan Kristiansen is a Republican member of the Washington State House of Representatives, representing District 39. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002. He currently serves as Minority Caucus Leader.

Biography

Kristiansen attended Shoreline Community College. He is a small business owner/manager.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Washington Committee Assignments, 2013
Government Operations and Elections
Transportation
Joint Administrative Rules Review

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Kristiansen served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Washington House of Representatives elections, 2012

Kristiansen won re-election in the 2012 election for Washington House of Representatives District 39a. Kristiansen was unopposed in the blanket primary on August 7, 2012 and defeated Linda Wright (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Washington House of Representatives, District 39a, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDan Kristiansen Incumbent 55.4% 32,044
     Democratic Linda Wright 44.6% 25,799
Total Votes 57,843

2010

See also: Washington State House of Representatives elections, 2010

Dan Kristiansen was re-elected to the Washington State House of Representatives District 39a. He ran unopposed in the August 17, 2010 primary. He defeated Democrat Eleanor Walters in the November 2, 2010 general election.[4]

Washington House of Representatives, District 39a General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Dan Kristiansen (R) 31,578
Eleanor Walters (D) 21,504
Washington House of Representatives, District 39a Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Dan Kristiansen (R) 17,967 62.71%
Green check mark transparent.png Eleanor Walters (D) 10,685 37.29%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Republican Dan Kristiansen won re-election to the Washington House of Representatives, District 39 receiving 55.31% of the vote (33,629 votes), defeating Democrat Scott Olson who received 44.69% of the vote (27,175 votes).[5]

Washington House of Representatives, District 39(2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Dan Kristiansen (R) 33,629 55.31%
Scott Olson (D) 27,175 44.69%

Campaign donors

In Washington, there is a $1,600 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan House candidates.[6]

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, a year in which Kristiansen was up for re-election, he collected $104,888 in donations.[7]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Washington House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Dan Kristiansen's campaign in 2010
Washington Health Care Association$1,600
Washington Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association$1,600
Western Wood Preserving$1,600
Physicians Insurance$1,600
Rairdons Dodge Chrysler Jeep Of Smokey Point$1,600
Total Raised in 2010 $104,888

2008

Listed below are the five largest contributors to Dan Kristiansen's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Washington State Auto Dealers Association $1,600
Washington Restaurant Association $1,600
Washington Health Care Association $1,000
Smokey Point Custom Wood Windows Inc. $800
Washington State Dental Association $800

Scorecards

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. [8]

2012

Kristiansen proposed a 10-year increase in state taxes and fees of $21.9 million, tied for the 78th highest amount of proposed new taxes and fees of the 93 Washington state representatives on the Freedom Foundation’s 2012 Big Spender List.[9]

Personal

Kristiansen and his wife, Janis, have three children.

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Washington House of Representatives District 39
2003–present
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