|Washington State Senate District 32|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||4|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Washington State House of Representatives|
|Bachelor's||University of Washington, 1972|
|Master's||University of Washington, 1974|
|Date of birth||January 6, 1942|
|Place of birth||Yakima, WA|
|Profession||Founder/Owner, Mayfield Chase Contractors|
Previously, she represented District 32 in the State of Washington House of Representatives.
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.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Chase served on the following committees:
|Washington Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Energy, Environment & Telecommunications|
|• Trade & Economic Development|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Chase served on the following committees:
|Washington Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Economic Development, Trade & Innovation, Vice-chair|
|• Environment, Water & Energy|
|• Government Operations, Tribal Relations & Elections|
- See also: Washington State Senate elections, 2010
Chase was elected to the Washington State Senate District 32 in the November 2, 2010 election. She defeated Patty Butler (D) in the August 17, 2010 primary and defeated David Baker (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.
|Washington State Senate, District 32 General Election (2010)|
|Maralyn Chase (D)||33,426||60.55%|
|David Baker (R)||21,775||39.45%|
|Washington State Senate, District 32 Primary (2010)|
|Maralyn Chase (D)||14,928||47.66%|
|David Baker (R)||12,478||39.84%|
|Patty Butler (D)||3,915||12.50%|
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).
|Washington House of Representatives, District 32(2008)|
|Maralyn Chase (D)||40,916||68.74%|
|Alex Rion (R)||18,604||31.26%|
In 2010, when Chase was first elected to the Senate, she collected $52,474 in donations.
Her largest contributors in 2010 were:
|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|
Listed below are the five largest contributors to Maralyn Chase's 2008 campaign.
|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|
- 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. 
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.
Chase is widowed and has one child.
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- Maralyn Chase's campaign website
- Maralyn Chases's state legislative website
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
- Chase on Facebook
- Chase on Twitter
- Concise descriptions of all bills introduced and votes taken by Maralyn Chase
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Chase
- Shoreline Area News,"Evan Smith: State Rep. Maralyn Chase announces candidacy for State Senate," April 28, 2010
- Washington Legislature Official primary results SOS
- Washington Legislature Official General Election Results
- Washington State Election Results
- Follow the Money.org, Maralyn Chase candidate summary, Retrieved June 8, 2011
- Freedom Foundation's 2012 Big Spender List
- Freedom Foundation's 2012 list of Washington state senators by proposed new taxes and fees
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