Matt Manweller

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Matt Manweller
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Washington House of Representatives, District 13b
Incumbent
In office
January 14, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$42,106/year
Per diem$90/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Matt Manweller is a Republican member of the Washington House of Representatives, representing District 13. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Washington Committee Assignments, 2013
Government Operations and Elections
Health Care and Wellness
Labor and Workforce Development

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Manweller's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

Low Taxes

  • Excerpt:"We need a smaller, more efficient government and as much government as we can afford."

Protect Property Rights

  • Excerpt:"Government should not be allowed to take your property without just compensation and regulations should not devalue your property."

Local Control on Land Use and Curriculum Decisions

  • Excerpt:"Decisions should be made by those we elect locally and not from Olympia."

Sunset Clauses for all new Regulations passed by the Legislature

  • Excerpt:"Five years after the passage of a regulation, the Legislature must reauthorize the regulation, or it is eliminated."

Strong Oversight of the Unelected Bureaucracy

  • Excerpt:"Too many laws are passed after the Legislature goes home. This must stop."

Elections

2012

See also: Washington House of Representatives elections, 2012

Manweller won election in the 2012 election for Washington House of Representatives, District 13b. Manweller ran unopposed in the August 7 blanket primary election and defeated Kaj Selmann (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Washington House of Representatives, District 13b, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMatt Manweller 68.5% 31,880
     Democratic Kaj Selmann 31.5% 14,627
Total Votes 46,507

Campaign donors

In Washington, there is a $1,600 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan House candidates.[4]

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Bill Hinkle (R)
Washington House of Representatives District 13
2013-present
Succeeded by
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