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|Name = Scott Kawasaki
political position  = Alaska House of Representatives District 9 |
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|Profile picture = Scott Kawasaki.jpg
incumbency          = Incumbent |
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|Position = Alaska House of Representatives <br>District 9
assumed office      = 2007 |
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|Status = Incumbent  
term ends           = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 24, 2013]] |
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|Tenure = 2007-Present
political party     = [[Democratic]] |
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|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 24, 2013]]
  profession          = Legislator |
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|Assumed office = 2007
website             = [http://house.legis.state.ak.us/rep.php?id=kaw House site] |
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}}{{tnr}}'''Scott J. Kawasaki''' (b. March 20, 1975) is a [[Democratic Party (United States)|Democratic]] member of the [[Alaska House of Representatives]], representing the 9th District since 2007. Prior to his election to the House he served on the [[sunshinereview:Fairbanks, Alaska|Fairbanks]] City Council from 1999-2005.
 
}}{{tnr}}'''Scott J. Kawasaki''' (b. March 20, 1975) is a [[Democratic Party (United States)|Democratic]] member of the [[Alaska House of Representatives]], representing the 9th District since 2007. Prior to his election to the House he served on the [[sunshinereview:Fairbanks, Alaska|Fairbanks]] City Council from 1999-2005.
  
 
Kawasaki worked as a Senior Patient Representative at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital from 1999-2008.  He is a member of Rotary Golden Heart, American Council of Young Political Leaders, Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity Board, American Red Cross, Big Brothers/Sisters of America, and the National Rifle Association.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=27313 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Kawasaki]</ref>  
 
Kawasaki worked as a Senior Patient Representative at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital from 1999-2008.  He is a member of Rotary Golden Heart, American Council of Young Political Leaders, Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity Board, American Red Cross, Big Brothers/Sisters of America, and the National Rifle Association.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=27313 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Kawasaki]</ref>  
  
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Kawasaki's answers to the Alaska State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test are available.  The test provides voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.  He did not provide a response when asked his top legislative priorities.<Ref>[http://votesmart.org/npat.php?can_id=27313 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Kawasaki ''Issue Positions'']</ref>
 
Kawasaki's answers to the Alaska State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test are available.  The test provides voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.  He did not provide a response when asked his top legislative priorities.<Ref>[http://votesmart.org/npat.php?can_id=27313 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Kawasaki ''Issue Positions'']</ref>
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===Sponsored legislation===
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*HB 69 - "An Act establishing in the Department of Education and Early Development a voluntary parent education home visiting program for pre-elementary aged children; and establishing a rating system for early childhood education."
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*HB 173 - "An Act authorizing the conveyance of certain land of the Alaska Railroad Corporation to the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities; and providing for an effective date."
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*HB 233 - "An Act relating to misconduct involving weapons in the third degree." <ref>[http://www.legis.state.ak.us/basis/get_spon_sum.asp?fnmember=Johansen&mbrcode=JHA&house=H&session=26 Alaska Legislature - Bills Sponsored/Co-Sponsored by Rep. Johansen]</ref>
  
 
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:*Subcommittee on Court System
 
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:*Subcommittee on Public Safety
 
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===Sponsored legislation===
 
*HB 69 - "An Act establishing in the Department of Education and Early Development a voluntary parent education home visiting program for pre-elementary aged children; and establishing a rating system for early childhood education."
 
*HB 173 - "An Act authorizing the conveyance of certain land of the Alaska Railroad Corporation to the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities; and providing for an effective date."
 
*HB 233 - "An Act relating to misconduct involving weapons in the third degree." <ref>[http://www.legis.state.ak.us/basis/get_spon_sum.asp?fnmember=Johansen&mbrcode=JHA&house=H&session=26 Alaska Legislature - Bills Sponsored/Co-Sponsored by Rep. Johansen]</ref>
 
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==

Revision as of 05:47, 12 September 2011

Scott Kawasaki
Scott Kawasaki.jpg
Alaska House of Representatives
District 9
Incumbent
In office
2007-Present
Term ends
January 24, 2013
Years in position 7
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$50,400 per year
Per diemTied to federal rate
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 2006
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Personal
BirthdayMarch 20, 1975
ProfessionLegislator
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Scott J. Kawasaki (b. March 20, 1975) is a Democratic member of the Alaska House of Representatives, representing the 9th District since 2007. Prior to his election to the House he served on the Fairbanks City Council from 1999-2005.

Kawasaki worked as a Senior Patient Representative at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital from 1999-2008. He is a member of Rotary Golden Heart, American Council of Young Political Leaders, Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity Board, American Red Cross, Big Brothers/Sisters of America, and the National Rifle Association.[1]

Issues

Kawasaki's answers to the Alaska State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test are available. The test provides voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected. He did not provide a response when asked his top legislative priorities.[2]

  • HB 69 - "An Act establishing in the Department of Education and Early Development a voluntary parent education home visiting program for pre-elementary aged children; and establishing a rating system for early childhood education."
  • HB 173 - "An Act authorizing the conveyance of certain land of the Alaska Railroad Corporation to the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities; and providing for an effective date."
  • HB 233 - "An Act relating to misconduct involving weapons in the third degree." [3]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Kawasaki has been appointed to these committees:

  • Subcommittee on Corrections
  • Subcommittee on Court System
  • Subcommittee on Public Safety

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Kawasaki served on these committees:

  • Subcommittee on Corrections
  • Subcommittee on Court System
  • Subcommittee on Public Safety

Elections

2010

See also: Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2010

Kawasaki won re-election to the 9th District Seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the August 24 primary.[4] He defeated Joseph A. Michel in the November 2 general election.[5]

Alaska House of Representatives District 9 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Scott Kawasaki (D) 2,605 53.77%
Joseph A. Michel (R) 2,223 45.88%

2008

In 2008 Kawasaki was re-elected to the Alaska House of Representatives District 9. Kawasaki (D) finished with 3,304 votes while his opponent Sue Hull (R) finished with 3,014 votes.[6] Kawasaki raised $102,906 for his campaign fund.[7]

Alaska House of Representatives District 9
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Scott Kawasaki (D) 3,304
Sue Hull (R) 3,014

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Kawasaki raised $471,119 in contributions. [8]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Tilsworth, Tim $22,507
Carney, Susan M $18,965
Wiltse, Flora Louise $13,162
Fernandez, Gloria $12,062

2008

In 2008 Kawasaki raised $102,906 for his campaign fund. Five of his top contributors are listed below.[9]

Contributor 2008 total
House Democratic Campaign Cmte $7,500
Electrical Workers Local 1547 $3,000
AK Public Employees Assoc $2,000
Alaska Public Employees Local 71 $2,000
Operating Engineers Local 302 $2,000

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Alaska State House District 9
2007–present
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