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*[http://www.derekkilmer.com/ Campaign website]
 
 
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* [http://www.leg.wa.gov/senate/senators/Pages/kilmer.aspx Derek Kilmer on the Washington State Senate website]
 
* [http://www.senatedemocrats.wa.gov/senators/Kilmer/ Kilmer state-sponsored website]
 
 
* [http://www.sdcc.us/index.php?page=display&id=143&r=13 Biography of Derek Kilmer provided by the Senate Democratic Campaign Committee]
 
* [http://www.sdcc.us/index.php?page=display&id=143&r=13 Biography of Derek Kilmer provided by the Senate Democratic Campaign Committee]
 
* [http://www.washingtonvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?Results=10&StartDate=1%2F1%2F2009&EndDate=12%2F31%2F2010&EntityID=10947&Keywords=&op=Search Washington Votes profile of Kilmer]
 
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Derek Kilmer
Kilmer derek.jpg
U.S. House, Washington, District 6
Incumbent
In office
January 3, 2013-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$42,106/year
Per diem$90/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Washington State Senate
2007-2013
Washington State House of Representatives
2005-2007
Education
Bachelor'sPrinceton University
Master'sUniversity of Oxford
Ph.D.University of Oxford
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 1, 1974
Place of birthOlympic Peninsula, WA
ProfessionVice President, Economic Development Board, Tacoma-Pierce County
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Derek Kilmer is a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the state of Washington. Kilmer represents Washington's 6th congressional district and was first elected to the House in 2012.

He was previously a member of the Washington State Senate. He represented District 26 from 2007-2013.[1]

Biography

From 2005 to 2007, Kilmer served in the Washington State House of Representatives.[2]

Kilmer earned his certificate in American Studies from Princeton University. He went on to earn his BA in Public Affairs from Princeton. He then received his MA in Economic Development Policy followed by his PhD in Comparative Social Policy from the University of Oxford.

Kilmer is a former business consultant for McKinsey and Company. He currently works as a business retention manager for the Economic Development Board for Tacoma-Pierce County.[3]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Kilmer was appointed to the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Washington's 6th congressional district elections, 2012

Kilmer won election to the U.S. House in 2012, representing Washington's 6th congressional district.[1] He and Bill Driscoll (R) advanced past the August 7, 2012, blanket primary, defeating Jesse L. Young (R), David Eichner (R), Doug Cloud (R), Stephan Andrew Brodhead (R), and Eric G. Arentz Jr. (I). They faced off in the general election on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6]

U.S. House, Washington District 6 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDerek Kilmer 59% 186,661
     Republican Bill Driscoll 41% 129,725
Total Votes 316,386
Source: Washington Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

See also: Washington State Senate elections, 2010

Derek Kilmer ran for re-election to the Washington State Senate District 26. He ran unopposed in the primary on August 17, 2010. He defeated Marty McClendon (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[7][8]

Washington State Senate, District 26 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Derek Kilmer (D) 33,090 58.81%
Marty McClendon (R) 23,179 41.19%
Washington State Senate, District 26 Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Derek Kilmer (D) 18,949 55.92%
Green check mark transparent.png Marty McClendon (R) 12,696 37.47%
Kristine Danielson 2,238 6.61%

2006

In November 2006, Kilmer was re-elected for the 26th District of the Washington State Senate receiving 28,341 votes.

Kilmer raised $483,055 for his campaign.[9]

Washington State Senate, District 26 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Derek Kilmer (D) 28,341
James Hines (R) 18,924

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Kilmer received $309,222 in campaign donations. The top contributors to the campaign are listed below.[10]

Washington State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Derek Kilmer's campaign in 2010
Puget Sound Energy$3,200
Washington Restaurant Association$2,400
Washington Beverage Association$2,400
Washington State Trial Lawyers Association$2,400
Washington Chiropractic Trust$2,400
Total Raised in 2010 $309,222

2006

In 2006, Kilmer collected $483,055 in donations.

Listed below are the top four contributors to his campaign. [11]

Donor Amount
Washington State Democratic Party $50,966
Senate Democratic Campaign CMTE $43,875
26th District Democrats $24,000
Friends of Derek Kilmer 2006 $21,354

Personal

Derek and his wife Jennifer live in Gig Harbor with their daughter.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Norm Dicks
U.S. House of Representatives - Washington, District 6
2013-Present
Succeeded by
Suzanne Bonamici (D)
Preceded by
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Washington Senate District 26
2007-2013
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Washington State House
2005-2007
Succeeded by
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