|Washington State Senate District 29|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||21|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Washington State House of Representatives|
|Bachelor's||University of Portland, 1966|
|Master's||University of Oregon, 1969|
|Ph.D.||University of Oregon, 1979|
|Birthday||October 5, 1944|
|Place of birth||Ontario, OR|
Previously, he represented District 29 of the Washington State House of Representatives for 18 years.
Conway holds a PhD in History from the University of Oregon. He received his MA in History from the University of Oregon and earned his BA in History from the University of Portland. He was a Fulbright Fellow at the London School of Economics.
Conway is a retired business agent for Local 81, United Food and Commercial Worker's Union. He has been an instructor for the University of Oregon, visiting professor for Pacific Lutheran University and a labor educator at the Bates Vocational Technical Institute. He also was a coordinator for the Dislocated Worker Program of the United Way of Pierce County.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Conway served on the following committees:
|Washington Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Commerce & Labor|
|• Governmental Operations|
|• Ways & Means|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Conway served on the following committees:
|Washington Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Health & Long-Term Care, Vice-chair|
|• Labor, Commerce & Consumer Protection, Vice-chair|
|• Ways and Means|
- See also: Washington State Senate elections, 2010
|Washington State Senate, District 29 General Election (2010)|
|Steve Conway (D)||16,987||63.38%|
|Terry Harder (R)||9,813||36.62%|
Marty McClendon ran for the Washington State Senate District Seat 29. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 17, 2010. He defeated Terry Harder (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.
|Washington State Senate, District 29 Democratic Primary (2010)|
|Steve Conway (D)||7,550||56.94%|
On November 4, 2008, Democrat Steve Conway won re-election to the Washington House of Representatives, District 29 receiving 70.01% of the vote (24,672 votes), defeating Republican Steven T. Cook who received 29.99% of the vote (10,568 votes).
|Washington House of Representatives, District 29(2008)|
|Steve Conway (D)||24,672||70.01%|
|Steven T. Cook (R)||10,568||29.99%|
In 2010, Conway received $99,414 in campaign donations. The top contributors to the campaign are listed below.
|Washington State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Steve Conway's campaign in 2010|
|Citizen To Elect Steve Conway||$9,800|
|Washington Indian Gaming Association||$2,400|
|Washington Health Care Association||$2,400|
|Washington State Trial Lawyers Association||$2,400|
|Total Raised in 2010||$99,414|
Listed below are the five largest contributors to Steve Conway's 2008 campaign.
|Washington Credit Union League||$1,600|
|Washington State Auto Dealers Association||$1,600|
|Operating Engineers Local 302||$1,600|
|Washington Indian Gaming Association||$1,600|
|Washington State Dental Association||$1,600|
- 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. 
Conway proposed a 10-year increase in state taxes and fees of $2.02 billion, the 6th highest amount of proposed new taxes and fees of the 46 Washington state senators on the Freedom Foundation’s 2012 Big Spender List.
Conway and his wife, Georgia, have two sons and one granddaughter.
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- Washington House of Representatives - Rep. Conway
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998, 1996, 1994
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Conway
- The News Tribune, "Conway will run for Franklin's seat," May 4, 2010
- Washington Legislature Official General Election Results
- Washington Legislature Official primary results SOS
- Washington State Election Results
- Follow the Money - 2010 contributions
- Freedom Foundation's 2012 Big Spender List
- Freedom Foundation's 2012 list of Washington state senators by proposed new taxes and fees
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|Washington House of Representatives District 29
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