Matt Manweller

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Matt Manweller
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Washington House of Representatives, District 13b
In office
January 14, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 2
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
Office website
Campaign website
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


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


Campaign themes


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."



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]


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