|Washington House Of Representatives District 42a|
|2011 - Present|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||4|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Associate's||Whatcom Community College|
- 1 Biography
- 2 Committee assignments
- 3 Issues
- 4 Elections
- 5 Campaign donors
- 6 Scorecards
- 7 Personal
- 8 Recent news
- 9 External links
- 10 References
Overstreet received an associate's degree from Whatcom Community College and a degree in land surveying from Bellingham Technical College. He is a professional firefighter and small business owner, and previously served on the Blain City Council.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Overstreet served on the following committees:
|Washington Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Early Learning and Human Services|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Overstreet served on the following committees:
|Washington Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Early Learning and Human Services|
|• Health and Human Services Appropriations and Oversight|
|• State Government and Tribal Affairs|
Overstreet's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
Constitutional Integrity and the Rule of Law
- Excerpt:"We are a government of laws, not of men. Until our elected officials begin honoring their oath of office, we will continue to see the erosion of our Constitutional Republic."
- Excerpt:"Life begins at conception and ends with natural death. It is government’s duty to protect it. Our founders acknowledged that life is from God, placing it as the first unalienable right in the Declaration of Independence."
- Excerpt:"Marriage is the union, rooted in the created order, between one man and one woman."
- Excerpt:"Law abiding citizens should never have to fear losing their right to keep and bear arms."
Agriculture and Private Property Rights
- Excerpt:"I will fight for agriculture by respecting families’ rights to use their land."
Overstreet won re-election in the 2012 election for Washington House of Representatives District 42a. Overstreet was unopposed in the blanket primary on August 7, 2012 and defeated Natalie McClendon (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Washington House of Representatives, District 42a, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Jason Overstreet Incumbent||54%||35,225|
Jason Overstreet was elected to the Washington State House of Representatives District 42a. He defeated Michael C. Smith, Richard May and Craig Mayberry in the August 17, 2010 primary. In the November 2, 2010 general election he defeated Democrat Al Jensen.
|Washington House of Representatives, District 42a General Election (2010)|
|Jason Overstreet (R)||31,885|
|Al Jensen (D)||28,558|
|Washington House of Representatives, District 42a Primary (2010)|
|Jason Overstreet (R)||15,852||45.66%|
|Al Jensen (D)||9,285||26.75%|
|Richard May (D)||4,963||14.30%|
|Craig Mayberry (I)||3,094||8.91%|
|Michael C. Smith (R)||1,522||4.38%|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, when Overstreet first won election to the House, he collected $90,300 in donations.
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
|House Republican Organizational Committee of Washington||$7,500|
|Premera Blue Cross||$1,300|
|Washington Food Industry Association||$1,300|
|Whatcom County Republican Party||$1,300|
- 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. 
Overstreet proposed a 10-year increase in state taxes and fees of $736,500, tied for the 88th highest amount of proposed new taxes and fees of the 93 Washington state representatives on the Freedom Foundation’s 2012 Big Spender List.
Overstreet and his wife, Jessica, have five children.
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "Jason + Overstreet + Washington + House"
- All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.
- Jason Overstreet on the Washington State House website
- Overstreet on the House Republicans website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2010
- "voteoverstreet," Official Campaign Website
- Ron Paul 2012, "Ron Paul Endorsed By Washington State Rep. Jason Overstreet," February 15, 2012
- C-SPAN, "AP Election Results - Washington State House of Representatives," accessed August 7, 2012
- Washington Secretary of State, "2012 Primary Candidates," retrieved July 16, 2012
- Washington Legislature Official primary results SOS
- Washington Public Disclosure Commission "Contribution Limits"
- Follow the Money.org candidate summary, Retrieved June 28, 2011
- Freedom Foundation's 2012 Big Spender List
- Freedom Foundation's 2012 list of Washington state representatives by proposed new taxes and fees
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