|June 5, 2013 - present|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||0|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Washington House of Representatives, District 28a|
|January 14, 2013 - June 5, 2013|
Prior to his appointment, he was a member of the Washington House of Representatives, representing District 28. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, O'Ban served on the following House committees:
|Washington Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Business and Financial Services|
O'Ban's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
Help Small Businesses Create Jobs
- Excerpt:"Our state government must lighten the regulatory and tax burdens on small businesses to help them create jobs and get our neighbors and friends back to work. I have been a small business owner for 17 years and help small businesses solve their legal problems and protect all that they have worked and sacrificed for."
Support Great Teachers and Innovative Learning
- Excerpt:"We need to support great teachers and pay them well. I also am representing parents seeking to restore deep cuts to their children’s innovative public school programs."
Support the Men and Women Serving Us in the Military
- Excerpt:"I will do everything in my power to support our brave warriors and their families."
Keep Our Communities Safe
- Excerpt:"I will do everything in my power to support our local police officers and enact tougher laws that they need to keep our neighborhoods safe."
Ease the Chokepoints on our Roads
- Excerpt:"Our roads are vital arteries of commerce. Unless we fix the major chokepoints on your highways, for example the stretch of I-5 along Joint Base Lewis and McCord, we jeopardize our economic welfare. I will work to devote more transportation dollars to increasing mobility on our roads."
O'Ban won election in the 2012 election for Washington House of Representatives, District 28a. O'Ban advanced past the August 7 blanket primary election and defeated Eric Choiniere (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Washington House of Representatives, District 28a, General Election, 2012|
|Washington State House of Representatives, District 28a Blanket Primary, 2012|
Steve O'Ban ran for the Washington State House of Representatives District 28. He ran unopposed in the August 17, 2010 primary. He was defeated by Democrat Troy Kelley in the November 2, 2010 general election.
|Washington House of Representatives, District 28a Primary (2010)|
|Troy Kelley (D)||12,056||50.26%|
|Steve O'Ban (R)||11,932||49.74%|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
O'Ban and his wife, Laurie, have two children.
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "Steve + O'Ban + Washington + Senate"
- All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.
- Legislature should act swiftly on Boeing incentives - The Olympian
- Lawmaker says Joint Base Lewis-McChord must be big part of transportation ... - TheNewsTribune.com
- Cold reception for Gov. Jay Inslee's plan to bid out state mental health system - The Seattle Times (blog)
- Lakewood City Manager report to council, Nov. 22 - The Suburban Times (blog)
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- Office website
- Senate page
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Facebook page
- O'Ban's swearing-in to the senate, June 5, 2013
- ↑ The Associated Press, "Steve O'Ban sworn as Washington state senator," June 5, 2013
- ↑ Washington Secretary of State, "Steve O’Ban sworn in as 28th District senator," June 5, 2013
- ↑ "steveoban.nationbuilder," Official Campaign Website
- ↑ Washington Secretary of State - 2012 Primary Candidates
- ↑ Washington Secretary of State, "August 07, 2012 Primary Results - Legislative - All Results," accessed August 15, 2012
- ↑ Washington Legislature Official primary results SOS
- ↑ Washington Public Disclosure Commission "Contribution Limits"
- ↑ Project Vote Smart biography
Mike Carrell (R)
|Washington State Senate District 28
| Succeeded by|
Troy Kelley (D)
|Washington House of Representatives District 28
January 14, 2013–June 5, 2013
| Succeeded by|