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Dave Upthegrove
Dave Upthegrove.jpg
Washington House Of Representatives District 33b
Former member
In office
2003 - 2013
PartyDemocratic
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Colorado
Personal
Birthday05/03/1971
Place of birthBurien, WA
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Dave Upthegrove (b. May 3, 1971) is a former Democratic member of the Washington State House of Representatives, representing District 33. He represented the chamber from 2003 to 2013.

Biography

Upthegrove earned his B.A. in Environmental Conservation from the University of Colorado. Previously, Upthegrove has worked on the Legislative Staff of the Washington State House of Representatives. He has also worked as a Community Relations Director for King County Councilwoman Julia Patterson.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Washington Committee Assignments, 2013
Environment, Chair
Local Government
Transportation

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Washington House of Representatives elections, 2012

Upthegrove won re-election in the 2012 election for Washington House of Representatives District 33b. Upthegrove ran unopposed in the blanket primary on August 7, 2012 and defeated Martin Metz (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Washington House of Representatives, District 33b, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDave Upthegrove Incumbent 69.6% 31,700
     Republican Martin Metz 30.4% 13,818
Total Votes 45,518

2010

See also: Washington State House of Representatives elections, 2010

Dave Upthegrove was re-elected to the Washington State House of Representatives District 33b. He was unopposed in the August 17, 2010 primary and in the November 2, 2010 general election.[3]

Washington House of Representatives, District 33b Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Dave Upthegrove (D) 12,651 100%

2008

See also: Washington House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Democrat Dave Upthegrove won re-election to the Washington House of Representatives, District 33 receiving 70.17% of the vote (28,366 votes), defeating Republican Tan Lam who received 29.83% of the vote (12,057 votes).[4]

Washington House of Representatives, District 33(2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Dave Upthegrove (D) 28,366 70.17%
Tan Lam (R) 12,057 29.83%

Campaign donors

In Washington, there is a $1,600 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan House candidates.[5]

Comprehensive donor information for Upthegrove is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Upthegrove raised a total of $399,209 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 30, 2013.[6]

Dave Upthegrove's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Washington State House, District 33 Won $65,269
2010 Washington State House, District 33 Won $56,032
2008 Washington State House, District 33 Won $66,428
2006 Washington State House, District 33 Won $89,292
2004 Washington State House, District 33 Won $45,737
2002 Washington State House, District 33 Won $76,451
Grand Total Raised $399,209

2012

Upthegrove won re-election to the Washington House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Upthegrove raised a total of $65,269.
Washington House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Dave Upthegrove's campaign in 2012
Waste Management$1,800
Avista Corp$1,800
Weyerhaeuser Co$1,800
Washington Refuse & Recycling Association$1,800
Washington State Dental Association$1,800
Total Raised in 2012$65,269
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, a year in which Upthegrove was up for re-election, he collected $56,032 in donations.[7]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Washington House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Dave Upthegrove's campaign in 2010
Washington Healthcare Association$1,600
Washington State Dental Association$1,600
Washington State Building & Construction Trades Council$1,600
Washington Refuse & Recycling Association$1,600
Waste Management$1,600
Total Raised in 2010 $56,032

2008

Listed below are the five largest contributors to Dave Upthegrove's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters $1,800
Seatac Professional Fire Fighters Local 2919 $1,600
Washington Beverage Association $1,600
Washington Refuse & Recycling Association $1,600
Washington Federation of State Employees $1,600

Scorecards

Missed Votes Report

See also: Washington House of Representatives and Washington State Senate

In March 2014, Washington Votes, the state’s premier legislative information website, released its annual Missed Votes Report, which provides detailed missed roll call votes on bills for every state legislator during the 2014 legislative session.[8] The 2014 regular session included a total of 515 votes in the State House and 396 in the State Senate, as well as 1,372 bills introduced total in the legislature and 237 bills passed. Out of all roll call votes, 90 individual legislators did not miss any votes. 3 individual legislators missed more than 50 votes.[8] Upthegrove missed 34 votes in a total of 696 roll calls.

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 taxes and fees. To find each legislator’s total, the Institute adds up the 10-year tax and fee increases or decreases, as estimated by Washington’s Office of Financial Management, of all bills sponsored or co-sponsored by that legislator.[9]

2012

Upthegrove proposed a 10-year increase in state taxes and fees of $2.41 billion, the 31st highest amount of proposed new taxes and fees of the 93 Washington state representatives on the Freedom Foundation’s 2012 Big Spender List.[10]

See also: Washington Freedom Foundation Legislative Scorecard

The Freedom Foundation also issued its 2012 Informed Voter Guide for Washington State voters, including a legislative score card documenting how Washington State legislators voted upon bills the Foundation deemed important legislation. The legislation analyzed covered budget, taxation, and pension issues.[11] A Approveda sign indicates a bill more in line with the Foundation's stated goals, and a Defeatedd sign indicates a bill out of step with the Foundation's values. Here's how Upthegrove voted on the specific pieces of legislation:

2012 House Scorecard - Dave Upthegrove
Bill #6636 (Balanced budget requirement)Approveda Bill #5967 (House Democrats budget)Defeatedd Bill #6582 (Local transportation tax increases)Defeatedd Bill #6378 (Pension reforms)Approveda
Y Y Y N

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Preceded by
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Washington House of Representatives District 33
2003–2013
Succeeded by
Mia Gregerson