Pat Sullivan (Washington)

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Pat Sullivan
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Washington House Of Representatives District 47b
Incumbent
In office
2005 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 9
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$42,106/year
Per diem$90/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
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Pat Sullivan is the Democratic Majority Leader of the Washington State House of Representatives, representing District 47. He was first elected to the chamber in 2004.

Biography

Sullivan graduated from the University of Washington.

Sullivan works for King County Council as a Legislative Assistant. He was a Senior Legislative Assistant for the Washington State Senate. He also served as an Administrative Assistant for the Washington State House of Representatives.

Sullivan is a former Mayor of the Town of Covington. He has also served as a member of the Kent Communities Schools Board.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Washington Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Sullivan served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Sullivan served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Washington House of Representatives elections, 2012

Sullivan won re-election in the 2012 election for Washington House of Representatives District 47b. Sullivan ran unopposed in the blanket primary on August 7, 2012 and defeated Andy Massagli (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Washington House of Representatives, District 47b, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPat Sullivan Incumbent 60.2% 32,039
     Republican Andy Massagli 39.8% 21,190
Total Votes 53,229

2010

See also: Washington State House of Representatives elections, 2010

Sullivan was re-elected to the Washington State House of Representatives District 47b. He ran unopposed in the August 17, 2010 primary. In the November 2, 2010 general election he defeated Republican Roderigo Yanez.[4]

Washington House of Representatives, District 47b General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Pat Sullivan (D) 25,813
Roderigo Yanez (R) 19,368
Washington House of Representatives, District 47b Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Pat Sullivan (D) 13,516 54.59%
Green check mark transparent.png Rodrigo M. Yanez (R) 11,245 45.41%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Democrat Pat Sullivan won re-election to the Washington House of Representatives, District 47 receiving 58.42% of the vote (29,949 votes), defeating Republican Timothy Miller who received 41.58% of the vote (21,319 votes).[5]

Washington House of Representatives, District 47(2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Pat Sullivan (D) 29,949 58.42%
Timothy Miller (R) 21,319 41.58%

Campaign donors

In Washington, there is a $1,600 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan House candidates.[6]

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, a year in which Sullivan was up for re-election, he collected $208,190 in donations.[7]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Washington House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Pat Sullivan (Washington)'s campaign in 2010
House Democratic Campaign Committee$44,132
Washington State Democratic Central Cmte - Non Exempt$12,819
Washington State Trial Lawyers Association$2,400
Seiu Healthcare 775 Nw$1,600
Association Of Washington School Principals$1,600
Total Raised in 2010 $208,190

2008

Listed below are the five largest contributors to Pat Sullivan's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
House Democratic Campaign Committee of Washington $2,000
Washington State Council of Police & Sheriffs $1,800
Washington State Dental Association $1,600
Washington State Hospital Association $1,600
Justice Pac $1,600

Scorecards

Freedom Foundation

See also: Freedom Foundation's Big Spender List

The Freedom Foundation releases its Big Spender List annually. The Institute ranks all Washington legislators based on their total proposed taxes and fees. To find each legislator’s total, the Institute adds up the 10-year tax and fee increases or decreases, as estimated by Washington’s Office of Financial Management, of all bills sponsored or co-sponsored by that legislator. [8]

2012

Sullivan proposed a 10-year increase in state taxes and fees of $3.74 billion, the 26th highest amount of proposed new taxes and fees of the 93 Washington state representatives on the Freedom Foundation’s 2012 Big Spender List.[9]

Personal

Sullivan and his wife, Amy, have three children.

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Washington House of Representatives District 47
2005-present
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