Maralyn Chase

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Maralyn Chase
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Washington State Senate District 32
Incumbent
In office
2011-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$42,106/year
Per diem$90/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Washington State House of Representatives
2002-2011
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Washington, 1972
Master'sUniversity of Washington, 1974
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 6, 1942
Place of birthYakima, WA
ProfessionFounder/Owner, Mayfield Chase Contractors
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Maralyn Chase (b. January 6, 1942) is a Democratic member of the Washington State Senate, representing District 32. She was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Previously, she represented District 32 in the State of Washington House of Representatives.

Biography

Chase earned her BA and MA in political science from the University of Washington. Chase is the founder/owner of Mayfield Chase Contractors. She was previously an Assistant Executive Director of the Randolph Carter Industrial Workshop, and an instructor at the University of Washington/Bellevue Community College.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Washington Committee Assignments, 2013
Energy, Environment & Telecommunications
Trade & Economic Development

2011-2012

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

Elections

2010

See also: Washington State Senate elections, 2010

Chase was elected to the Washington State Senate District 32 in the November 2, 2010 election.[2] She defeated Patty Butler (D) in the August 17, 2010 primary and defeated David Baker (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3][4]

Washington State Senate, District 32 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Maralyn Chase (D) 33,426 60.55%
David Baker (R) 21,775 39.45%
Washington State Senate, District 32 Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Maralyn Chase (D) 14,928 47.66%
Green check mark transparent.png David Baker (R) 12,478 39.84%
Patty Butler (D) 3,915 12.50%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Democrat Maralyn Chase won re-election to the Washington House of Representatives, District 32 receiving 68.74% of the vote (40,916 votes), defeating Republican Alex Rion who received 31.26% of the vote (18,604 votes).[5]

Washington House of Representatives, District 32(2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Maralyn Chase (D) 40,916 68.74%
Alex Rion (R) 18,604 31.26%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, when Chase was first elected to the Senate, she collected $52,474 in donations.[6]

Her largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Muckleshoot Indian Tribe $1,600
East King County Lawyers for Justice $1,600
International Union of Operating Engineers Local 302 $1,000
Washington State Building & Construction Trades Council $1,600
Washington State Trial Lawyers Association $1,600
Puget Sound Citizens for Political Responsibility $1,600
Washington Federation of State Employees $1,600
Washington State Patrol Troopers Association $1,600

2008

Listed below are the five largest contributors to Maralyn Chase's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Washington State Dental Association $1,600
Washington Indian Gaming Association $1,600
32nd Legislative Districts Democrats $1,000
Puget Sound Citizens for Political Responsibility $800
Washington Federation of State Employees $800

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

Chase proposed a 10-year increase in state taxes and fees of $29.91, the 2nd highest amount of proposed new taxes and fees of the 46 Washington state senators on the Freedom Foundation’s 2012 Big Spender List.[8]

Personal

Chase is widowed and has one child.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Darlene Fairley
Washington State Senate District 32
2011–present
Succeeded by
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Political offices
Preceded by
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Washington House of Representatives District 32
2002–2010
Succeeded by
Cindy Ryu