|Washington House of Representatives, District 30a|
|January 14, 2013 - present|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Mayor of Federal Way|
|2004 - 2005|
|2000 - 2001|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Kochmar served on the following committees:
|Washington Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Business and Financial Services|
|• Local Government|
|• Technology and Economic Development|
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Elections for all 49 districts (98 seats) in the Washington House of Representatives took place in 2014. A blanket primary election took place on August 5, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was May 17, 2014. Greg Baruso (D) and incumbent Linda Kochmar (R) were unopposed in the primary. Baruso was defeated by Kochmar in the general election.
|Washington House of Representatives, District 30a General Election, 2014|
|Republican||Linda Kochmar Incumbent||56.6%||17,119|
Kochmar won election in the 2012 election for Washington House of Representatives, District 30a. Kochmar advanced past the August 7 blanket primary election and defeated Roger Flygare (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Washington House of Representatives, District 30a, General Election, 2012|
In Washington, there is a $1,600 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan House candidates.
Comprehensive donor information for Kochmar is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Kochmar raised a total of $137,914 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 30, 2013.
|Linda Kochmar's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Washington State House, District 30||$137,914|
|Grand Total Raised||$137,914|
2012Kochmar won election to the Washington House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Kochmar raised a total of $137,914.
|Washington House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Linda Kochmar's campaign in 2012|
|Washington State Republican Party||$55,108|
|House Republican Organizational Cmte Of Washington||$25,000|
|Farmers Insurance Group||$1,800|
|Double D Financial||$900|
|Premera Blue Cross||$900|
|Total Raised in 2012||$137,914|
|Source: Follow the Money|
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Missed Votes Report
In March 2014, Washington Votes, the state’s premier legislative information website, released its annual Missed Votes Report, which provides detailed missed roll call votes on bills for every state legislator during the 2014 legislative session. The 2014 regular session included a total of 515 votes in the State House and 396 in the State Senate, as well as 1,372 bills introduced total in the legislature and 237 bills passed. Out of all roll call votes, 90 individual legislators did not miss any votes. 3 individual legislators missed more than 50 votes. Kochmar missed 1 vote in a total of 1211 roll calls.
Kochmar's first husband died in a plane crash. Kochmar remarried, but is now single. Over the course of the two marriages, Kochmar has had six children.
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- Campaign contributions: 2012
- Washington Secretary of State, "2014 Candidates Who Have Filed," accessed May 20, 2014
- Washington Secretary of State, "August 5, 2014, Official Primary Results," accessed August 5, 2014
- Washington Secretary of State, "Official general election results, 2014," accessed December 2, 2014
- Washington Secretary of State, "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed April 17, 2014
- Washington Public Disclosure Commission, "Contribution Limits," accessed April 17, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Kochmar, Linda," accessed September 30, 2013
- StateScape, "Session schedules," accessed July 23, 2014
- Washington Policy Center "2014 Missed Votes Report for Legislators Released," March 18, 2014
- Elect Linda Kochmar, "About," accessed August 4, 2012
Mark Miloscia (D)
|Washington House of Representatives District 30
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