Doc Hastings

Doc Hastings REPRepublican

American politician

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Doc HastingsREPRepublican American politician
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Years of Age
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WAResidence (state)

Richard Norman "Doc" Hastings (born February 7, 1941) is an American politician and member of the Republican Party who served as the U.S. representative for Washington's 4th congressional district from 1995 until his retirement in 2015. The district includes much of central Washington including the Tri-Cities, Yakima, and Moses Lake. The most conservative Republican in Washington's Congressional delegation, he chaired the House Committee on Ethics from 2005 to 2007 and chaired the House Committee on Natural Resources from 2011 to his leaving office. Hastings retired in 2015 after declining to run for re-election in 2014.

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Campaign Funding

20
14
$519,600
Total Raised
$400,376
Total Spent
$409,383
Cash on Hand
Top Industries  (1 - 4 of 10) View All Industries
99%
Oil & Gas$55,000
52%
Casinos/Gambling$28,900
42%
Forestry & Forest Products$23,500
40%
Crop Production & Basic Processing$22,350
36%
Retired$20,058
36%
Electronics Mfg & Equip$20,000
31%
Lawyers/Law Firms$17,000
21%
Mining$11,800
20%
General Contractors$11,250
20%
Electric Utilities$11,100
Direct campaign contributions grouped by the industry industry of each donor/PAC.

Largest Contributors

Funding generally from an organization's PAC or its members/employees. Organizations did not donate directly.
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education5 - 5 of 3
Central Washington University
1964
Columbia Basin College
1959 - 1961
Pasco High School
Past Positions1 - 9 of 9
Representative
United States House of Representatives
1994 - 2014
Assistant Whip
United States House of Representatives
2006 - 2008
Delegate
Republican National Convention
2000
Representative
Washington State House of Representatives
1979 - 1987
Former Assistant Majority Leader
Washington State House of Representatives
Member
Board of Directors, Yakima Federal Savings and Loan
1991 - 1994
President
Columbia Basin Paper and Supply
1983 - 1994
Staff
Columbia Basin Paper and Supply
1967 - 1994
Served
United States Army Reserves
1963 - 1969
Other Experience1 - 16 of 16
Member
Pasco Chamber of Commerce
1967 - 1994
Member
Pasco Downtown Development Association
1982 - 1994
President
Pasco Downtown Development Association
1987 - 1989
Member
Pasco Jaycees
1967 - 1976
President
Washington State Jaycee Charities
1975 - 1976
Director
United States Jaycees
1973 - 1974
Member
Pasco/Kennewick Rotary Club
Co-Chair
Republican National Convention, Platform Subcommittee on Agriculture and Resources
2000
Chair
Central Committee, Franklin County Republican Party
1974 - 1978
Co-Chair
Northwest Energy Caucus
Member
Rural Health Care Coalition
Member
Western Caucus
Member
Republican Steering Committee
Member
Specialty Crop Caucus
Member
Congressional Nuclear Cleanup Caucus
Member
Private Property Rights Task Force