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Monica Stonier
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Washington House of Representatives, District 17a
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
Bachelor'sWestern Washington, 1999
ProfessionInstructional Literacy Coach, Pacific Middle School
Office website
Monica Stonier is a Democratic member of the Washington House of Representatives, representing District 17. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments


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

Washington Committee Assignments, 2013
Capital Budget
Education, Vice-chair
Technology and Economic Development


Campaign themes


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

  • Creating Jobs and Improving Economy
Excerpt: "For as many signs that the economy is turning around, there are just as many signs that we have work to do. I believe the top priority for any elected official right now is getting this economy moving again. As we all know, it is still a very tough environment for small businesses."
  • Protecting Taxpayers
Excerpt: "A lean and efficient government is my ultimate goal. Taxpayers expect smart use of their dollars and full funding of the programs government should provide. I believe in the common sense use of our revenue dollars and job creation rather than increasing taxes."
  • Education
Excerpt: "I believe many of the key solutions to the challenges our community faces are rooted in education. Our newest education legislation has promise but needs work. Our students and parents need a voice in this process. We must improve the quality of education for students and address each child'ss needs individually, not as a mass."



See also: Washington House of Representatives elections, 2012

Stonier won election in the 2012 election for Washington House of Representatives, District 17a. Stonier advanced past the August 7 blanket primary election and defeated Julie Olson (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Washington House of Representatives, District 17a, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMonica Stonier 50.1% 27,448
     Republican Julie Olson 49.9% 27,309
Total Votes 54,757

Washington State House of Representatives, District 17a Blanket Primary, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMonica Stonier 45.4% 9,390
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJulie Olson 42.5% 8,785
     Republican Matthew Homola 12.1% 2,506
Total Votes 20,681


See also: Washington State House of Representatives elections, 2010

Monica Stonier is running the Washington State House of Representatives District 17b. She ran against Martin Hash in the August 17, 2010 primary. She was defeated by Republican Paul Harris in the November 2, 2010 general election.[4]

Washington House of Representatives, District17b Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Paul Harris (R) 14,384 55.73%
Green check mark transparent.png Monica Stonier (D) 8,473 32.83%
Martin Hash (D) 2,952 11.44%

Campaign donors

In Washington, there is a $1,600 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan House candidates.[5] Comprehensive donor information for Stonier is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Stonier raised a total of $233,417 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 30, 2013.[6]

Monica Stonier's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Washington State House, District 17 Won $165,498
2010 Lost Won $67,919
Grand Total Raised $233,417


Stonier won election to the Washington House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Stonier raised a total of $165,498.
Washington House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Monica Stonier's campaign in 2012
House Democratic Campaign Cmte$33,257
Winpower Strategies$23,714
House Democratic Campaign Cmte Of Washington$17,500
17th Legislative District Democratic Central Cmte$14,173
Washington State Democratic Party$6,677
Total Raised in 2012$165,498
Source: Follow the Money


Stonier is married and has two children.[7]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Tim Probst (D)
Washington House of Representatives District 17
Succeeded by