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Norm Dicks currently serves the 6th Congressional district of Washington

Norman DeValois Dicks, a Democrat, has represented the Sixth Congressional District of Washington in the U.S. House of Representatives since 1977. (map)

Record and controversies

General information about important bills and votes for can be found in Congresspedia's articles on legislation. You can add information you find on how Norm Dicks voted by clicking the "[edit]" link to the right and typing it in. Remember to cite your sources!

Iraq War

Dicks voted for the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002 that started the Iraq War.[1]

For more information see the chart of U.S. House of Representatives votes on the Iraq War.

Environmental record

For more information on environmental legislation, see the Energy and Environment Policy Portal

Bio

Born in Port Orchard, Washington on December 16, 1940, Dicks attended the University of Washington, graduating with a degree in Law in 1963. Immediately upon graduation, he became legislative and administrative assistant to long-serving U.S. Senator Warren G. Magnuson of Washington State. He worked for Magnuson until his election to Congress in 1976.[1]

Congressional career

Dicks was appointed in his first term to the House Appropriations Committee and is currently a senior member of that committee.

According to his House biography, "Rep. Dicks has been an influential moderate Member of Congress on defense and national security issues" and environmental issues have always been "a high priority," particularly the Northern Spotted Owl, roadless area preseravation, and salmon protection. He is also known as "an aggressive champion of economic development funds for local communities." [2]

2006 elections

In 2006, Republicans nominated Doug Cloud to face Dicks in his November 2006 bid for reelection. (See U.S. congressional elections in 2006) [3] Dicks retained his seat.

Money in politics

This section contains links to – and feeds from – money in politics databases. <crpcontribdata>cid=N00007918&cycle=2006</crpcontribdata>

Links to more campaign contribution information for Norm Dicks
from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org site.
Fundraising profile: 2006 election cycle Career totals
Top contributors by organization/corporation: 2006 election cycle Career totals
Top contributors by industry: 2006 election cycle Career totals


Committees and Affiliations

Committees

  • House Committee on Appropriations
    • Subcommittee on Defense
    • Subcommittee on Interior and Environment, Chair
    • Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans’ Affairs
    • Subcommittee on Select Intelligence Oversight Panel
  • House Committee on Homeland Security
    • Subcommittee on Emergency Communications, Preparedness, and Response
    • Subcommittee on Intelligence, Information Sharing, and Terrorism Risk Assessment

Committee assignments in the 109th Congress (2005-2006)

  • House Committee on Appropriations
    • Subcommittee on Defense
    • Subcommittee on Interior and Environment and Related Agencies - Ranking Minority Member
  • House Committee on Homeland Security
    • Subcommittee on Economic Security Infrastructure Protection and Cybersecurity
    • Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness Science and Technology
    • Subcommittee on Prevention of Nuclear and Biological Attack

Affilations

More Background Data

Wikipedia also has an article on Norm Dicks. This article may use content from the Wikipedia article under the terms of the GFDL.

Contact

DC Office:
2467 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515-4706
Phone: 202-225-5916
TollFree: 800-947-6676
Fax: 202-226-1176
Web Email
Website

District Office- Bremerton:
Norm Dicks Government Center, Suite 500
345 6th Street
Bremerton, WA 98337
Phone: 360-479-4011
TollFree: 800-947-6676
Fax: 360-479-2126

District Office- Port Angeles:
332 East 5th Street
Port Angeles, WA 98362-3207
Phone: 360-452-3370
TollFree: 800-947-6676
Fax: 360-452-3502

District Office- Tacoma:
1717 Pacific Avenue, Suite 2244
Tacoma, WA 98402-4411
Phone: 253-593-6536
TollFree: 800-947-6676
Fax: 253-593-6551

2008 Campaign Contact Information

Official Norm Dicks for Congress campaign website

Norm Dicks for Congress Committee
P.O. Box 1663
Tacoma WA 98401

Phone: 253-272-5884

norm@normdicks.com

Articles and resources

Resources

Articles

Local blogs and discussion sites

Corresponding article on Wikipedia and Cause Caller. (If Cause Caller link does not work, pick from its list of senators and representatives.)

Current Office: U.S. House of Representatives
111th Congress
Leadership Position:
Committees Chaired:
Committees,
Ranking Member On:

Caucuses:
Committees:
110th Congress
Leadership Position:
None
Committees Chaired:
Committees,
Ranking Member On:

Caucuses:
Committees: House Committee on Appropriations, House Committee on Appropriations/Subcommittee on Defense, House Select Intelligence Oversight Panel, House Select Intelligence Oversight Panel/Subcommittee on Interior and Environment and Related Agencies, House Select Intelligence Oversight Panel/Subcommittee on Military Construction Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies, House Committee on Homeland Security, House Committee on Homeland Security/Subcommittee on Emergency Communications Preparedness and Response, House Committee on Homeland Security/Subcommittee on Intelligence Information Sharing and Terrorism Risk Assessment
Congressional Career
First Elected to Current Office:
November 2, 1976
First Took Current Office:
January 3, 1977
Next Election:
November 2, 2010
Term Ends:
Freshman Member?
No
Previous Political Work?
None or Not Available
Other Party Membership:
District Offices:
1. Norm Dicks Government Center, Suite 500, 345 6th Street, Bremerton, WA 98337
Phone: 360-479-4011, TollFree: 800-947-6676 / Fax: 360-479-2126
2. 332 East 5th Street, Port Angeles, WA 98362-3207
Phone: 360-452-3370, TollFree: 800-947-6676 / Fax: 360-452-3502
3. 1717 Pacific Avenue, Suite 2244, Tacoma, WA 98402-4411
Phone: 253-593-6536, TollFree: 800-947-6676 / Fax: 253-593-6551




Campaign Contact:

Website: http://www.normdicks.com/index.html
Webform Email: / Email: norm@normdicks.com

Campaign Offices:

1. Norm Dicks for Congress Committee, P.O. Box 1663, Tacoma WA 98401
Phone: 253-272-5884 / Fax:



Zip Code Affiliations:
Misc:

Date of Birth: December 16, 1940








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