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Revision as of 22:24, 30 September 2013

Hans Zeiger
Hans Zeiger.jpg
Washington House Of Representatives District 25b
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$42,106/year
Per diem$90/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sHillsdale College
Master'sPepperdine University School of Public Policy
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Hans Zeiger is a Republican member of the Washington State House of Representatives, representing District 25b. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Zeiger earned a B.A. in American studies from Hillsdale College and an M.S. in public policy from the Pepperdine University School of Public Policy. He is a former author, editor, and senior fellow for the American Civil Rights Union, a national non-profit Constitutional law organization.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Washington Committee Assignments, 2013
Early Learning and Human Services
Higher Education
Technology and Economic Development
Transportation

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Washington House of Representatives elections, 2012

Zeiger won re-election in the 2012 election for Washington House of Representatives District 25b. Zeiger was unopposed in the blanket primary on August 7, 2012 and defeated Bill Hilton (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Washington House of Representatives, District 25b, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHans Zeiger Incumbent 56.8% 32,017
     Democratic Bill Hilton 43.2% 24,332
Total Votes 56,349

2010

See also: Washington State House of Representatives elections, 2010

Hans Zeiger ran for the Washington State House of Representatives District 25. He defeated Steve Vermillion, Ron Morehouse, Larry Johnson and Bryan Shaner in the August 17, 2010 primary. He defeated Democrat Dawn Morrell in the November 2, 2010 general election.[3]

Washington House of Representatives, District 25b General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Hans Zeiger (R) 24,919
Dawn Morrell (D) 24,872
Washington House of Representatives, District 25b Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Dawn Morrell (D) 10,287 40.29%
Green check mark transparent.png Hans Zeiger (R) 9,164 35.89%
Steven Vermillion (R) 4,044 15.84%
Ron Morehouse (D) 1,247 4.88%
Larry Johnson (I) 548 2.15%
Bryan Shaner (I) 243 .95%

Campaign donors

In Washington, there is a $1,600 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan House candidates.[4] Comprehensive donor information for Zeiger is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Zeiger raised a total of $301,011 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 30, 2013.[5]

Hans Zeiger's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Washington State House, District 25 Won $118,709
2010 Washington State House, District 25 Won $182,302
Grand Total Raised $301,011

2012

Zeiger won re-election to the Washington House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Zeiger raised a total of $118,709.
Washington House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Hans Zeiger's campaign in 2012
Premera Blue Cross$1,800
Washington State Auto Dealers Association$1,800
Building Industry Association Of Washington$1,800
Washington Indian Gaming Association$1,800
Washington State Dental Association$1,800
Total Raised in 2012$118,709
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, when Zeiger first won election to the House, he collected $182,302 in donations.[6]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
House Republican Organizational Committee of Washington $51,925
Washington State Republican Party $7,424
Associated Builders & Contractors of Western Washington $1,600
Pierce County Affordable Housing Council $1,600
Washington Retail Association $1,600
3 individuals $1,600 each

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. [7]

2012

Zeiger proposed a 10-year increase in state taxes and fees of $188.3 million, the 50th highest amount of proposed new taxes and fees of the 93 Washington state representatives on the Freedom Foundation’s 2012 Big Spender List.[8]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Dawn Morrell (D)
Washington House of Representatives District 25b
2011–present
Succeeded by
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