A representative’s term is two years.The House is made up of 98 members, two from each legislative district in the state.The total membership of the House is up for election each even-numbered year. During legislative sessions, the Legislature is called upon to enact or reject legislation affecting public policy in the state, provide for the levy and collection of taxes and other revenue to support state government and assist local government, and appropriate funds for these purposes.
12th District race about more than experience (Oct 10, 2012)
In their own words (Oct 10, 2012)
Armstrong, Hawkins give voters a choice (Oct 4, 2012)
Armstrong’s $7,000 clothing bill doesn’t suit Hawkins (Sep 18, 2012)
Brad Hawkins to vie for Armstrong’s seat in Olympia (Mar 19, 2012)
"District 12: Hawkins defeating Armstrong in legislative upset","http://www.wenatcheeworld.com/news/2012/nov/06/district-12-mike-armstrong-v-brad-hawkins/","Nov 6, 2012"