James Moeller

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James Moeller
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Washington House Of Representatives District 49b
Incumbent
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
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
Education
Bachelor'sWashington State University, 1978
Personal
Birthday07/02/1955
Place of birthVancouver, WA
ProfessionSocial Work
ReligionChristian/Lutheran
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
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James "Jim" Moeller (b. July 2, 1955) is a Democratic member of the Washington State House of Representatives, representing District 49. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002. He currently serves as Speaker Pro Tempore.

Biography

Moeller earned his BS from Washington State University in 1978. He then attended the Graduate School of Social Work at Portland University. He also attended the Mark Hatfield School of Government at Portland State University in 2000.

Moeller has worked for Kaiser Permanente as a Chemical Dependency Counselor since 1985. He was a Counselor for Grant Company Mental Health from 1979 to 1982. He then worked as a Counselor for Mount Hood Mental Health from 1982 to 1985.

Moeller served as a Councilman on the Vancouver City Council from 1995 to 2002.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Washington Committee Assignments, 2013
Health Care and Wellness
Labor and Workforce Development
Transportation

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Washington House of Representatives elections, 2012

Moeller won re-election in the 2012 election for Washington House of Representatives District 49b. Moeller was unopposed in the blanket primary on August 7, 2012 and defeated Carolyn Crain (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Washington House of Representatives, District 49b, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Moeller Incumbent 60.6% 31,858
     Republican Carolyn Crain 39.4% 20,737
Total Votes 52,595

2010

See also: Washington State House of Representatives elections, 2010

James Moeller was re-elected to the Washington State House of Representatives District 49b. He ran unopposed in the August 17, 2010 primary. In the November 2, 2010 general election, he defeated Republican Craig Riley.[4]

Washington House of Representatives, District 49b General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png James Moeller (D) 21,975
Craig Riley (R) 19,118
Washington House of Representatives, District 49b Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Jim Moeller (D) 12,803 53.14%
Green check mark transparent.png Craig Riley (R) 11,291 46.86%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Democrat James Moeller won re-election to the Washington House of Representatives, District 49 receiving 62.62% of the vote (30,401 votes), defeating Independent Mike Bomar who received 37.38% of the vote (18,149 votes).[5]

Washington House of Representatives, District 49(2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png James Moeller (D) 30,401 62.62%
Mike Bomar (I) 18,149 37.38%

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 Moeller was up for re-election, he collected $110,308 in donations.[7]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Washington House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to James Moeller's campaign in 2010
Clark County Democratic Central Cmte$3,800
Washington State Medical Association$1,600
Washington State Dental Association$1,600
Washington Chiropractic Trust$1,600
Washington State Federation Of Teachers$1,600
Total Raised in 2010 $110,308

2008

Listed below are the five largest contributors to James Moeller's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Washington State Hospital Association $1,600
David Nierenberg $1,600
Western Washington Trial Lawyers for Victims Rights $1,600
Washington Federation of State Employees $1,600
Vancouver Fire Fighters Local 452 $1,600

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 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.[8]

2012

Moeller proposed a 10-year increase in state taxes and fees of $8.05 billion, the 8th highest amount of proposed new taxes and fees of the 93 Washington state representatives on the Freedom Foundation’s 2012 Big Spender List.[9]

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Preceded by
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Washington House of Representatives District 49
2003–present
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