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Mark Schoesler

Republican — Senator — District 9
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Mark Schoesler represents Senate District 9 in the Washington Senate, is a member of two committees, and is the primary sponsor of 603 bills.

1992 31933.72
1994 20255.0
1996 39400.0
1998 46525.0
2000 62623.0
2002 73604.15
2004 111758.99
2006 2180.0
2008 151499.99
2010 14300.0
2012 140705.0

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.



News and Blog Coverage

Final list of candidates in the August primary

Being the U.S. senator from Washington appears to be the most coveted position for would-be politicians with 17 candidates filing for the office last week. Along with incumbent Democrat Patty Murray and top GOP contender Chris Vance, the race has three other Democrats and three other Republicans, a Libertarian, three ...

Filing week Day 4: End of business update

Washington's U.S. Senate race continues to be the most crowded of the positions on the August primary ballot, although several open races for state executive spots are also attracting multiple candidates from major parties and some minor party hopefuls. Previously announced gubernatorial candidate Bill Bryant, the likely Republican front-runner, made ...

Sunday Spin: War, politics and tax breaks make strange befellows

OLYMPIA – For a few minutes Thursday night, a Senate debate took on such an unreal quality that I wondered if the fourth cup of coffee had worn off and I had fallen asleep at the press table. Spokane-area Republicans, who are among the chamber’s most reliably conservative, were aligning ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • SB 6681

    Establishing a joint select committee to consider the political, economic, and security issues at Washington's largest ports.

  • SR 8739

    Providing for conducting Senate business during the interim.

  • SCR 8407

    Specifying the status of bills, memorials, and resolutions for the 2016 regular and first special sessions of the Sixty-fourth Legislature.

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  • SR 8734

    Honoring Judy Rogers-LaVigne for her service to the legislature.

  • SR 8729

    Recognizing Dr. Steven VanAusdle for his work as president of Walla Walla Community College.

  • SR 8717

    Recognizing the Civil Air Patrol.

Recent Votes

SB 6656

3rd Reading & Final Passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3265.0
•••No: 1122.0
•••Other: 612.0
HB 2380

3rd Reading & Final Passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3877.0
•••No: 510.0
•••Other: 612.0
SB 5928

3rd Reading & Final Passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4285.0
•••No: 36.0
•••Other: 48.0
HB 2988

3rd Reading & Final Passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3979.0
•••No: 48.0
•••Other: 612.0
HB 2376

3rd Reading & Final Passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2755.0
•••No: 1734.0
•••Other: 510.0
HB 2778

3rd Reading & Final Passage

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 2857.0
•••No: 1530.0
•••Other: 612.0
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