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}}{{tnr}}'''Paull Shin''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Washington State Senate]]. He has represented District 21 since 1999. Shin is currently serving as [[State Senate Vice President Pro Tempore|Vice President Pro Tempore]], as he had previously in 2001-2 and 2005.  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Paull Shin''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Washington State Senate]], representing District 21. He was first elected to the chamber in 1998. Shin is currently serving as [[State Senate Vice President Pro Tempore|Vice President Pro Tempore]], as he had previously in 2001 to 2002 and 2005.  
  
Previously, Shin served in the [[Washington State House of Representatives]] from 1993 to 1994.<ref>[http://apps.leg.wa.gov/DistrictFinder/Results.aspx?District=21 21st Legislative District Map]</ref>  
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Previously, Shin served in the [[Washington House of Representatives]] from 1993 to 1994.<ref>[http://apps.leg.wa.gov/DistrictFinder/Results.aspx?District=21 21st Legislative District Map]</ref>  
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==

Revision as of 16:23, 10 July 2013

Paull Shin
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Washington State Senate District 21
Incumbent
In office
1999-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 15
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Vice President Pro Tempore, Washington State Senate
2001-2002, 2005, Present
Compensation
Base salary$42,106/year
Per diem$90/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1998
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Washington State House of Representatives
1993-1995
Education
Bachelor'sBrigham Young University
Master'sUniversity of Pittsburgh
Ph.D.University of Washington
Personal
ProfessionRetired
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Paull Shin is a Democratic member of the Washington State Senate, representing District 21. He was first elected to the chamber in 1998. Shin is currently serving as Vice President Pro Tempore, as he had previously in 2001 to 2002 and 2005.

Previously, Shin served in the Washington House of Representatives from 1993 to 1994.[1]

Biography

Shin earned his BA from Brigham Young University, and went on to receive his MA in Public/International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh. He then earned his PhD from the University of Washington. Shin is retired from teaching at the college level.[2]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Washington Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture, Water & Rural Economic Development
Trade & Economic Development

2011-2012

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

Elections

2010

See also: Washington State Senate elections, 2010

Paull Shin ran for re-election to the Washington State Senate District 21. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 17, 2010 and defeated David Preston (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010. [3][4]

Washington State Senate, District 21 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Paull Shin (D) 30,369 63.26%
David Preston (R) 17,637 36.74%
Washington State Senate, District 21 Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Paull Shin (D) 16,492 62.34%
Green check mark transparent.png David Preston (R) 6,301 23.82%
Glen Sayes (R) 3,663 13.85%

2006

In November 2006, Shin ran unopposed and was re-elected for the 21st District of the Washington State Senate receiving 30,132 votes.

Shin raised $163,128 for his campaign.[5]

Washington State Senate, District 21 (2006)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Paull Shin (D) 30,132

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Shin received $194,858 in campaign donations. The top contributors to the campaign are listed below.[6]

2006

In 2006, Shin collected $163,128 in donations.

Listed below are the top four contributors to his campaign. [7]

Donor Amount
Muckleshoot Indian Tribe $1,400
Washington Federation of State Employees $1,400
The Roosevelt Fund $1,400
Washington State Dental Association $1,400

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 tax and fee increases. To find each legislator’s total, the Institute adds up the 10-year tax increases or decreases, as estimated by Washington’s Office of Financial Management, of all bills sponsored or co-sponsored by that legislator. [8]

2012

Shin proposed a 10-year increase in state taxes and fees of $758 million, the 12th highest amount of proposed new taxes and fees of the 46 Washington state senators on the Freedom Foundation’s 2012 Big Spender List.[9]

Personal

Shin and his wife Donna have two children.

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