Mary Helen Roberts
|Mary Helen Roberts|
|Washington House Of Representatives 21a|
|2005 - Present|
|January 14, 2013|
|Years in position||8|
|Per diem||$90/day per diem|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Next election||November 6, 2012|
|Bachelor's||University of California Los Angeles, 1969|
|Place of birth||Portland, OR|
Roberts has been a Budget Analyst, Appropriations Committee for the Washington State House of Representatives and a Project Officer, Economic Development Administration, United States Department of Commerce. She has served as Chair of the Snohomish County Democratic Central Committee, Advance Person for the McGovern for President Campaign, Statewide Fundraising Coordinator for the McDermott for Governor Campaign, Campaign Manager for the McDermott for Congress Campaign, Volunteer for the Lowry for Congress Campaign, Women's Issues Outreach Coordinator/Co-Office Manager/Press Assistant for the Lindquist for Congress Campaign, and Snohomish County Coordinator for the Clinton for President Campaign.
Roberts is owner of Two Dragons Imports. She has been an Account Executive, Western Region for Citicorp Services, a Policy Analyst for Planned Parenthood-World Population, a Fund Development Manager for the Program for Early Parent Support, an Independent Consultant for the Snohomish County Transportation Planning Agency, Children's Alliance, Former Executive Director, Washington State Women's Council.
Roberts earned her BA from the University of California Los Angeles in 1969.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Roberts has been appointed to the following committees:
- Early Learning and Human Services Committee, Washington House of Representatives, Vice Chair
- Judiciary Committee, Washington House of Representatives
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Roberts served on the following committees:
- Early Learning and Children's Services Committee, Washington State House, Vice Chair
- Health and Human Services Appropriations Committee, Washington State House
- Judiciary Committee, Washington State House
Roberts is running in the 2012 election for Washington House of Representatives District 21a. Roberts is running unopposed in the open primary on August 7, 2012. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.
Mary Helen Roberts was re-elected to the Washington State House of Representatives District 21. She ran unopposed in the August 17, 2010 primary. She defeated Republican Ed Borey in the November 2, 2010 general election.
|Washington House of Representatives, District 21a General Election (2010)|
|Mary Helen Roberts (D)||26,612|
|Ed Borey (R)||20,633|
|Washington House of Representatives, District 21a Primary (2010)|
|Mary Helen Roberts (D)||14,779||56.76%|
|Ed Borey (R)||11,261||43.24%|
On November 4, 2008, Democrat Mary Helen Roberts won re-election to the Washington House of Representatives, District 21 receiving 67.59% of the vote (36,352 votes), defeating Republican Brian M. Travis who received 32.41% of the vote (17,433 votes).
|Washington House of Representatives, District 21(2008)|
|Mary Helen Roberts (D)||36,352||67.59%|
|Brian M. Travis (R)||17,433||32.41%|
In 2010, a year in which Roberts was up for re-election, she collected $54,141 in donations.
Her largest contributors in 2010 were:
|Washington House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Mary Helen Roberts's campaign in 2010|
|Washington Credit Union League||$1,600|
|Puget Sound Citizens For Political Responsibility||$1,600|
|Washington State Trial Lawyers Association||$1,600|
|Washington Federation Of State Employees||$1,600|
|Total Raised in 2010||$54,141|
Listed below is the largest contributor to Mary Helen Roberts' 2008 campaign.
|Community Education Centers||$1,600|
Roberts is single and has two children.
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- Mary Helen Roberts' personal website
- Washington House of Representatives - Rep. Roberts
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004
- Mary Helen Roberts on LinkedIn
- ↑ Project Vote Smart - Rep. Roberts
- ↑ Washington Secretary of State, "2012 Primary Candidates," retrieved July 16, 2012
- ↑ Washington Legislature Official primary results SOS
- ↑ Washington State Election Results
- ↑ Washington Public Disclosure Commission "Contribution Limits"
- ↑ 2010 campaign contributions
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