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Larry Seaquist

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Larry Seaquist
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Washington House Of Representatives District 26b
Incumbent
In office
2007 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$42,106/year
Per diem$90/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sOregon State University
Military service
Service/branchCaptain, United States Navy
Years of service32
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Larry Seaquist is a Democratic member of the Washington State House of Representatives, representing District 26. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Biography

Sequist earned his BS in General Science from Oregon State University. He has worked as a Federal Executive Fellow for Brookings Institution and as a Pentagon Strategist. Seaquist also served in the United States Navy as a Captain from 1962 to 1994.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Washington Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations
Education
Higher Education, Chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Washington House of Representatives elections, 2012

Seaquist won re-election in the 2012 election for Washington House of Representatives District 26b. Seaquist was unopposed in the blanket primary on August 7, 2012 and defeated Doug Richards (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Washington House of Representatives, District 26b, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLarry Seaquist Incumbent 53.6% 35,384
     Republican Doug Richards 46.4% 30,675
Total Votes 66,059

2010

See also: Washington State House of Representatives elections, 2010

Larry Seaquist was re-elected to the Washington State House of Representatives District 26. He ran unopposed in the August 17, 2010 primary. He defeated Republican Doug Richards in the November 2, 2010 general election.[4]

Washington House of Representatives, District 26b General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Larry Seaquist (D) 28,923
Doug Richards (R) 26,535
Washington House of Representatives, District 26b Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Larry Seaquist (D) 17,211 51.58%
Green check mark transparent.png Doug Richards (R) 16,157 48.42%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Democrat Larry Seaquist won re-election to the Washington House of Representatives, District 26 receiving 58.13% of the vote (36,183 votes), defeating Republican Marlyn Jensen who received 41.87% of the vote (26,059 votes).[5]

Washington House of Representatives, District 26(2008)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Larry Seaquist (D) 36,183 58.13%
Marlyn Jensen (R) 26,059 41.87%

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 Seaquist was up for re-election, he collected $186,465 in donations.[7]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

2008

Listed below are the five largest contributors to Larry Seaquist's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Washington State Democratic Party $40,418
House Democratic Campaign CMTE of Washington $15,768
Citizens to Elect Larry Seaquist $5,001
26th Legislative District Democrats $3,000
Larry Seaquist $2,000

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

Seaquist proposed a 10-year increase in state taxes and fees of $3.72 billion, the 27th highest amount of proposed new taxes and fees of the 93 Washington state representatives on the Freedom Foundation’s 2012 Big Spender List.[9]

Personal

Seaquist has a wife, Carla.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Washington House of Representatives District 26
2007–present
Succeeded by
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