|Washington State Senate District 4|
|November 29, 2011-Present|
|January 9, 2017|
|Years in position||3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 8, 2011|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Washington House of Representatives|
|1980 – 1995|
|J.D.||Gonzaga Law School (1974)|
Padden served in the Washington House of Representatives from 1980 to 1995.
Padden earned his Bachelor's degree at Gonzaga University and earned his law degree from Gonzaga Law School in 1974.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Padden served on the following committees:
|Washington Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Human Services & Corrections|
|• Law & Justice, Chair|
|• Ways & Means|
|• Joint Administrative Rules Review|
- See also: Washington State Senate elections, 2012
Padden ran in the 2012 election for Washington State Senate District 4. Padden ran unopposed in the open primary on August 7, 2012. He won the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
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Jeff Baxter (R)
|Washington State Senate District 4
November 29, 2011-present
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