Steve Kirby

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Steve Kirby
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Washington House Of Representatives District 29b
Incumbent
In office
2001 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 13
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$42,106/year
Per diem$90/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2000
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Steve Kirby is a Democratic member of the Washington State House of Representatives, representing District 29. He was first elected to the chamber in 2000.

Biography

Kirby previously served on the Tacoma City Council. Kirby has also served on the Executive Board of the Pierce County Democratic Central Committee.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Washington Committee Assignments, 2013
Business and Financial Services, Chair
Government Accountability and Oversight
Judiciary

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Washington House of Representatives elections, 2012

Kirby ran in the 2012 election for Washington House of Representatives District 29b. Kirby ran unopposed in the blanket primary on August 7, 2012. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

2010

See also: Washington State House of Representatives elections, 2010

Steve Kirby was re-elected to the Washington State House of Representatives District 29b. He ran unopposed in the August 17, 2010 primary. He defeated Republican Jesse Miller in the November 2, 2010 general election.[3]

Washington House of Representatives, District 29b General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Steve Kirby (D) 17,146
Jesse Miller (R) 9,373
Washington House of Representatives, District 29b Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Steve Kirby (D) 8,365 63.74%
Green check mark transparent.png Jesse Miller (R) 4,759 36.26%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Democrat Steve Kirby won re-election to the Washington House of Representatives, District 29 receiving 70.55% of the vote (24,749 votes), defeating Republican Terry Harder who received 29.45% of the vote (10,332 votes).[4]

Washington House of Representatives, District 29(2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Steve Kirby (D) 24,749 70.55%
Terry Harder (R) 10,332 29.45%

Campaign donors

In Washington, there is a $1,600 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan House candidates.[5]

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, a year in which Kirby was up for re-election, he collected $60,791 in donations.[6]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Washington House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Steve Kirby's campaign in 2010
Veritas Solutions$1,600
Washington State Dental Association$1,600
Farmers Insurance Group$1,600
Washington Bankers Association$1,600
Washington State Auto Dealers Association$1,600
Total Raised in 2010 $60,791

2008

Listed below are the five largest contributors to Steve Kirby's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Washington State Auto Dealers Association $1,600
Washington State Dental Association $1,600
Farmers Insurance Group $1,600
Community Bankers Association of Washington $1,600
Washington Education Association $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 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. [7]

2012

Kirby proposed a 10-year increase in state taxes and fees of $191.7 million, the 48th highest amount of proposed new taxes and fees of the 93 Washington state representatives on the Freedom Foundation’s 2012 Big Spender List.[8]

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Preceded by
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Washington House of Representatives District 29
2001–present
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